Man Utd score three late goals to overcome Newcastle

Marcus Rashford scores
Marcus Rashford was one of Manchester United’s best players and scored their fourth deep into stoppage time

Manchester United scored three late goals at Newcastle to earn victory and help ease the misery inflicted by the heavy defeat against Tottenham.

It was an incredible final few minutes for a team who looked as if they had blown their chance of three points following Bruno Fernandes’ failure from the penalty spot in the 58th minute.

United needed a positive reaction following that 6-1 thumping by Spurs before the international break, but their hopes suffered a blow when Emil Krafth’s cross came off defender Luke Shaw and beat keeper David de Gea.

Harry Maguire, who like his side has endured an unsettled period, equalised to haul the visitors back into the game.

And it looked as if the match was set to turn in their favour in the second half when referee Craig Pawson, after consulting the pitch-side monitor, judged Jamal Lewis to have fouled Marcus Rashford and awarded a penalty.

However, Fernandes, who previously had a 100% record from the spot for United, saw his fierce strike brilliantly pushed away by Karl Darlow.

The Portugal midfielder was not to be denied though and with four minutes remaining he finally beat the Magpies keeper with a thumping finish, before Aaron Wan Bissaka, with his first for the club, and Rashford ensured United’s second win of the season.

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Newcastle United

Starting XI

  1. Squad number26Player nameDarlow

    Average rating

    6.47

  2. Squad number17Player nameKrafth

    Average rating

    4.91

  3. Squad number6Player nameLascelles

    Average rating

    4.75

  4. Squad number18Player nameFernández

    Average rating

    5.02

  5. Squad number15Player nameLewis

    Average rating

    5.12

  6. Squad number14Player nameHayden

    Average rating

    4.69

  7. Squad number9Player nameJoelinton

    Average rating

    3.86

  8. Squad number8Player nameShelvey

    Average rating

    4.97

  9. Squad number16Player nameHendrick

    Average rating

    4.69

  10. Squad number10Player nameSaint-Maximin

    Average rating

    5.62

  11. Squad number13Player nameC Wilson

    Average rating

    5.20

Substitutes

  1. Squad number5Player nameSchär

    Average rating

    4.62

  2. Squad number21Player nameFraser

    Average rating

    4.65

  3. Squad number24Player nameAlmirón

    Average rating

    4.56

Manchester United

Starting XI

  1. Squad number1Player namede Gea
    Average rating

    6.69

  2. Squad number29Player nameWan-Bissaka
    Average rating

    6.99

  3. Squad number2Player nameLindelöf
    Average rating

    5.94

  4. Squad number5Player nameMaguire
    Average rating

    6.55

  5. Squad number23Player nameShaw
    Average rating

    5.43

  6. Squad number39Player nameMcTominay
    Average rating

    6.16

  7. Squad number17Player nameFred
    Average rating

    5.78

  8. Squad number8Player nameMata
    Average rating

    7.48

  9. Squad number18Player nameBruno Fernandes
    Average rating

    7.40

  10. Squad number21Player nameJames
    Average rating

    5.77

  11. Squad number10Player nameRashford
    Average rating

    7.68

Substitutes

  1. Squad number6Player namePogba
    Average rating

    5.24

  2. Squad number31Player nameMatic
    Average rating

    5.41

  3. Squad number34Player namevan de Beek
    Average rating

    6.88

Line-ups

Newcastle

  • 26Darlow
  • 17KrafthBooked at 67mins
  • 6Lascelles
  • 18Fernández
  • 15Lewis
  • 14Hayden Substituted forSchärat 49′minutes
  • 9Joelinton Substituted forFraserat 72′minutes
  • 8Shelvey
  • 16Hendrick Substituted forAlmirónat 88′minutes
  • 10Saint-Maximin
  • 13C Wilson

Substitutes

  • 5Schär
  • 7Carroll
  • 19Manquillo
  • 21Fraser
  • 23Murphy
  • 24Almirón
  • 29Gillespie

Man Utd

  • 1de Gea
  • 29Wan-Bissaka
  • 2Lindelöf
  • 5Maguire
  • 23Shaw
  • 39McTominay
  • 17Fred Substituted forPogbaat 69′minutes
  • 8Mata Substituted forMaticat 90+2′minutes
  • 18Bruno Fernandes
  • 21JamesBooked at 37mins Substituted forvan de Beekat 76′minutes
  • 10Rashford

Substitutes

  • 3Bailly
  • 6Pogba
  • 25Ighalo
  • 26Henderson
  • 27Telles
  • 31Matic
  • 34van de Beek
Referee:
Craig Pawson

Match Stats

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  1. Match ends, Newcastle United 1, Manchester United 4.

  2. Second Half ends, Newcastle United 1, Manchester United 4.

  3. Goal! Newcastle United 1, Manchester United 4. Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes with a through ball.

  4. Corner, Manchester United. Conceded by Federico Fernández.

  5. Attempt blocked. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Donny van de Beek.

  6. Foul by Harry Maguire (Manchester United).

  7. Callum Wilson (Newcastle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Substitution, Manchester United. Nemanja Matic replaces Juan Mata.

  9. Goal! Newcastle United 1, Manchester United 3. Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Manchester United) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Marcus Rashford.

  10. Substitution, Newcastle United. Miguel Almirón replaces Jeff Hendrick.

  11. Goal! Newcastle United 1, Manchester United 2. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left to the top right corner. Assisted by Marcus Rashford following a fast break.

  12. Foul by Paul Pogba (Manchester United).

  13. Callum Wilson (Newcastle United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  14. Foul by Donny van de Beek (Manchester United).

  15. Jeff Hendrick (Newcastle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Attempt missed. Harry Maguire (Manchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Paul Pogba.

  17. Substitution, Manchester United. Donny van de Beek replaces Daniel James.

  18. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  19. Foul by Fabian Schär (Newcastle United).

  20. Substitution, Newcastle United. Ryan Fraser replaces Joelinton.

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