Manchester United v Newcastle United 26/12/12 – First half.
Manchester United v Newcastle United 26/12/12 – Second half.
Extended “Match of the Day highlights of Wednesday’s game between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford.
Post match interviews.
The Silver Supremo thinks we should have got something after taking the game to them, and felt Manchester United last two goals we “poor”
Old purple nose thought his boys were “phenomenal” but had his usual carp. This time it was about the Simpson / Jonny Evans own goal which he thought shouldn’t have been allowed by Wirral Whistler, Mike Dean. He also conceeded that Man U can’t go on like Keegan’s Entertainers, ie letting the other side score three, but putting four past them.
Score and goalscorers.
Manchester United 4 (Evans 24, Evra 58, Van Persie 79, Hernandez 90), Newcastle United 3 (Perch 4, Evans (OG) 29, Cisse 69).
Teams and match facts.
Manchester United (4-4-2): Davide De Gea (G), Chris Smalling, Rio Ferdinand, Jonny Evans, Patrice Evra (C), Antonio Valencia, Michael Carrick, Paul Scholes (Tom Cleverly 69), Ryan Giggs, Javier Hernandez (Darren Fletcher 90+1), Robin van Persie.
Subs: Anders Lindegaard (G), Alexander Buttner, Scott Wootton, Nemanja Vidic, Tom Cleverley, Darren Fletcher, Ryan Tunnicliffe.
Newcastle United (4-3-3): Tim Krul (G), Danny Simpson, Mike Williamson, Fabricio Coloccini (C), Davide Santon, James Perch, Gael Bigirimana (Gabriel Obertan 65), Vurnon Anita, Papiss Cisse (Sammy Ameobi 79), Demba Ba (Shola Ameobi 71), Sylvain Marveaux.
Subs: Rob Elliot (G), James Tavernier, Shane Ferguson, Gabriel Obertan, Sammy Ameobi, Shola Ameobi, Adam Campbell.
Yellow cards: Jonny Evans (36), Javier Hernandez (38), Mike Williamson (42), Antonio Valencia (53),
Red cards: None.
Referee: Mike Dean (the Wirral).