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NEW vs MUN Dream11 Prediction for Newcastle United vs Manchester United Premier League Live Score Fantasy Football Team Tips & Dream11 Team

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NEW vs MUN Dream11 Prediction: Manchester United and Newcastle United will clash against each other in the Premier League fixture on Monday evening. The Magpies are in all sorts of trouble, as they have lost three consecutive games and are placed 19th on the league table, 3 points away from safety.

Manchester United return to action after two weeks, as they saw their last two games being postponed due to covid-19 concerns. The Red Devils have won their last three Premier League fixtures on the bounce, and are undefeated in six games in all competitions.

Date: 28 December, Tuesday
Kick-Off: 1:30 AM (IST)
Venue: St. James Park

Premier League Table

Manchester United| 6th ; Newcastle United| 19th

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Recent Form (League)
Manchester United: WWWLL
Newcastle United : LLLWD

Head to Head

Four of the last five meetings between the two sides have resulted in wins for Manchester United. Only game has ended in a Newcastle victory, which came in the 2019-20 season. Their last fixture resulted in a 4-1 home win for Manchester United.

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Newcastle United News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Paul Dummett, Federico Fernandez and Jamal Lewis are ruled out for this fixture.
  • Jonjo Shelvey is an injury doubt for the fixture against Manchester United.
  • Isaac Hayden is suspended for this fixture.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Newcastle will lineup in a 4-5-1 formation against Manchester United.
  • Dubravka starts in goal, with J. Lascelles and Schar starting in the heart of defence.
  • Jacob Murphy starts at right back, whereas, Matt Ritchie starts at left-back position.
  • Joe Willock, Joelinton and S. Longstaff starts in the midfield three for the visitors.
  • M. Almiron starts on the right side of midfield, whereas, Saint-Maximin starts on the left.
  • Callum Wilson starts as the sole striker for the hosts.

Newcastle United Starting XI (Likely)

M. Dubravka
F. Schar
J. Lascelles
Murphy
M. Ritchie
Joe Willock
Joelinton
S. Longstaff
A. Saint Maximin
Callum Wilson
M. Almiron

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Manchester United News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Paul Pogba is still recovering from an injury, and is unavailable for selection.
  • There are no suspensions.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Manchester United are likely to start in a 4-2-3-1 formation against the Magpies.
  • David de Gea keeps his spot in goal, with Raphael Varane and Harry Maguire starting as centrre-backs.
  • Alex Telles starts at left back, with Diogo Dalot keeping Aaron Wan Bissaka out, starting on the right side of defence.
  • Fred and Scott McTominay start as the two holding midfielders.
  • Jadon Sancho starts on the right side of attack, with Marcus Rashford on the left. Bruno Fernandes starts as the attacking midfielder, just behind the striker.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo starts up top for the Red Devils.

Manchester United Starting XI

David de Gea
Diogo Dalot
Harry Maguire
Raphael Varane
Alex Telles
Fred
Scott McTominay
Bruno Fernandes
Jadon Sancho
Marcus Rashford
Cristiano Ronaldo

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Captain Options

Cristian Ronaldo has 7 league goals to his name this season, and has been a standout performer for the Manchester United this season. He also bagged a brace against in a 3-2 win over Arsenal in the start of the month.

Games Played 13
Goals 7
Shot on Target 19
Assists 2
Pass Accuracy 82
Completed Passes 287
Successful Tackles 1
Tackle Accuracy 25

 

Bruno Fernandes has not had the best season in front of goal this season. However, the Portuguese midfielder has been a stellar performer for the Red Devils, having 8 goal contributions to his name this season.

Games Played 16
Goals 5
Shot on Target 9
Assists 3
Pass Accuracy 77
Completed Passes 628
Successful Tackles 23
Tackle Accuracy 42

 

Differential Pick

Alex Telles is our differential captain pick for this fixture. Manchester United have kept two clean sheets under Ralf Rangnick, and they could keep another one against a struggling Newcastle side. Moreover, Telles will an opportunity to drive forward from left back position.

 

GK: Dubravka
DEF: H. Maguire, D. Dalot, A. Telles, R. Varane
MID: M. Rashford, B. Fernandes, S. Longstaff, J. Willock
FOR: C. Ronaldo, C. Wilson

Who will win today’s football match?

  • Manchester United are the favorites to win this encounter, given their recent form.
  • Newcastle United are desperate to get a few decent results under their belt to avoid relegation.
  • United are favorites to win this contest.

 

Match Odds: 

Newcastle United: 6/1
Manchester United: 1/2

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