Newcastle vs Man Utd
4:30pm Sunday October
St James Park
Matty Longstaff scored on his Premier League debut as Newcastle piled the distress on Manchester United with a 1-0 success at St James Park Super Sunday.
Nearby lad Longstaff implemented the finishing touch at the end of a counter-attack midway through the second half with a sharp low drive that secured Steve Bruce – on his 400th game as a Premier League manager – his first victory over the club he used to captain in the 22nd attempt.
The dream debut goal of the 19-year-old condemned since their winless run on the road Manchester United to defeat.
With senior associates Paul Pogba, Victor Lindelof and Jesse Lingard out wounded, Newcastle seized the chance to place the tone.
The visitors could not cope with power and the speed until Longstaff conquer David de Gea all ends up with a thunderous, dipping volley only to be denied by the crossbar, of Allan Saint-Maximin, that had a couple of glimpses of this Manchester United target.
The opportunities kept on coming for Newcastle. Fabian Schar glanced a header onto the roof of the net on the mark until Miguel Almiron theres a glorious opportunity to open up his Newcastle consideration once he hesitated in getting a shot away and let Harry Maguire to intervene using a block.
Andreas Pereira enrolled Manchester Uniteds first shot on goal 39 moments before Schar almost turned into a Diogo Dalot cross into his own, but the very best opportunity of the half to either side dropped for Maguire, who headed wide from a corner from six yards in first-half stoppage time.
As had been the situation in the first half, Manchester United saw a lot of the ball but lacked the essential incision required to create the breakthrough, even while at the other end their problems had been compounded with the debut of Andy Carroll, who delivered a bullet header on the pub within 10 minutes of going into the fray.
And as the peripheral figures of Marcus Rashford and Daniel James threatened to swing the game in their sides favour, Newcastle scored the goal that their performance justified.
Saint-Maximin and Jetro Willems direct a fee, driving into the final third where the ball was rolled to the route of Longstaff, and he rifled a low shot beyond De Gea that sent St James Park into raptures and Newcastle in their way to some victory that was priceless.
Following the break that is global, Newcastle travel to Chelsea on Saturday, October 19, at 3pm. Manchester United host rivals Liverpool on Renault Super Sunday at Old Trafford on Sunday October 20, reside from 4pm on Sky Sports Premier League; kick-off 4.30pm.
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