Manchester United will be the host for their Premier League fixture against Newcastle United at Old Trafford on Monday at 12:30 AM IST. The hosts have acquired the second spot with 46 points while the visitors have occupied the 17th spot with 25 points.
Manchester United played 24 games, they won 13 matches, lost four and had a draw on seven occasions. Newcastle United also played as many games, they were victorious on seven occasions, lost 13 games and drew four fixtures.
Manchester United are 10 points behind their city rivals who are also the table-toppers while Newcastle United are just six points ahead of their relegation spots.
The visitors will be aiming to increase the space between themselves and the relegation zone and it will be a task to be done against Manchester United.
The home team will be entering into this game on the back of a 4-0 victory against Real Sociedad in the Europa League and will want to get the same results against Newcastle.
In the head to head competition between the two teams, Manchester United has the upper hand as they beat Newcastle United in 44 fixtures and lost to them on seven occasions.
Paul Pogba and Phil Jones will be missing the game against Newcastle United. The inclusion of Donny van de Beek and Edinson Cavani seems doubtful.
Newcastle United will miss the services of Callum Wilson, Javier Manquillo, and Fabian Schar. Federico Fernandez has returned to the training but he hasn’t gained the match fitness yet and might not feature.