Newcastle overcame Man United Manchester United was in the race for the league title. However, in the last four matches, everything turned upside down in United’s performance. Ten Hague’s team dropped to fourth place in the table after losing 2-0 against Newcastle on Sunday (April 2).
Newcastle United put Man U under pressure from the start of the match at St James’ Park. A changed Newcastle side under new ownership did not allow United to create any chances in the first half. Newcastle players took 11 shots in the first half. But failed to score.
It was the same in the second half. However, Man U managed to match up a bit in the second half. But it didn’t work. Newcastle midfielder Joe Wilk scored in the 65th minute of the match.
United then made several changes to take control of the match. But to no avail. In the 88th minute of the opposite match, another goal was digested by the Ten Hague team. English striker Calum Wilson scored this time. After that, if neither team could score in the remaining time, Newcastle left the field with a 2-0 victory.
With this win, Newcastle beat Manchester United to third place in the league table. Both teams have 50 points in 27 matches. However, Newcastle is ahead on goal difference.