NEWCASTLE – Manchester United scored three late goals on the way to securing a comfortable 4-1 victory at Newcastle United in the Premier League football today score.
The victory was the perfect response for OleGunnar Solskjaer’s side following the embarrassing defeat at Old Trafford against Tottenham the last time out.
FOOTBALL TODAY SCORE SUMMARY
Newcastle United 1 L Shaw (2′ own goal)
Manchester United 4 H Maguire (23′) B Fernandes (86′) A Wan-Bissaka (90′) M Rashford (90+6′)
Playmaker Bruno Fernandes made amends for a missed penalty with a picturesque late strike also provided a delightful pass for Marcus Rashford to cap the scoring off in stoppage-time.
Harry Maguire’s header had cancelled out Luke Shaw’s second-minute own goal, while Aaron Wan-Bissaka claimed his first senior goal for Manchester United when he fired home, following a pass from Rashford in the 90th minute.
Newcastle United goalkeeper Karl Darlow had a stunning save to keep out Fernandes’ penalty, but the Portugal international restored his pride when he rifled into the top corner with five minutes remaining.
The penalty miss at St. James’ Park was the first one that was unsuccessful for Fernandes since his move to Manchester United in January.
Fernandes had scored 10 straight from the spot in the Reds’ colours.
According Opta Stats – ‘Manchester United have scored five own goals against Newcastle in the Premier League (Henning Berg, Wes Brown, Phil Jones, Jonny Evans and Luke Shaw), only two sides have scored more against a single opponent (Sunderland v Man Utd and Liverpool v Tottenham).‘
Solskjaer made five changes to the Manchester United side with Juan Mata among the players coming into the starting team. The Spaniard was outstanding on the day. Paul Pogba started on the bench.
In another football today score, Manchester City pipped Arsenal 1-0 with Raheem Sterling scoring the lone goal in the narrow victory over the Gunners.