• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Wed 26 December 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Old Trafford
Manchester United

Manchester United

Evans 24"

Evra 57"

van Persie 70"

Hernandez 89"

4 - 3
Newcastle United

Newcastle United

Perch 3"

Evans 27" (OG)

Cisse 67"

Manchester United vs Newcastle United


Team Lineups

Manchester United

1 De Gea
12 Smalling
5 Ferdinand
6 Evans24"27"
3 Evra57"
7 Valencia
16 Carrick
22 Scholes
11 Giggs
20 van Persie70"
14 Hernandez89"
Substitutes
13 Lindegaard
15 Vidic
23 Cleverley
24 Fletcher
28 Buttner
31 Wootton
46 Tunnicliffe

Newcastle United

1 Krul
5 Simpson
6 Williamson
2 Coloccini
3 Santon
8 Anita
14 Perch3"
20 Bigirimana
9 Cisse67"
19 Ba
22 Marveaux
Substitutes
21 Elliot
23 Ameobi
25 Obertan
28 Ameobi
31 Ferguson
34 Tavernier
49 Campbell

Possession Stats

47%
53%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Manchester United

W W W W W L L L

Newcastle United

L L L L L L L L
Head to Head
Newcastle
0-3
Man Utd 07-Oct-2012
Newcastle
3-0
Man Utd 04-Jan-2012
Man Utd
1-1
Newcastle 26-Nov-2011
Newcastle
0-0
Man Utd 19-Apr-2011
Man Utd
3-0
Newcastle 16-Aug-2010
Newcastle
1-2
Man Utd 04-Mar-2009


Live Text Commentary
98:08 +8.08
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robin van Persie by Fabricio Coloccini. Direct free kick taken by Rio Ferdinand.

97:33 +7.33
 

Danny Simpson produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

93:52 +3.52
 

Antonio Valencia concedes a free kick for a foul on Vurnon Anita. Free kick taken by Tim Krul.

93:01 +3.01
 

Shola Ameobi challenges Rio Ferdinand unfairly and gives away a free kick. David De Gea takes the free kick.

91:24 +1.24
Substitution
 

Darren Fletcher replaces Javier Hernandez.

89:58
Goal
 

Javier Hernandez gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man Utd 4-3 Newcastle.Assist on the goal came from Michael Carrick.

88:08
 

Robin van Persie has a headed effort from close range and clears the crossbar.

87:38
 

Shola Ameobi takes a shot. Save by David De Gea.

86:25
 

Javier Hernandez takes a shot. Save by Tim Krul.

84:41
 

Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Sammy Ameobi goes wide of the left-hand post.

83:51
 

Sammy Ameobi challenges Javier Hernandez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Robin van Persie takes the free kick.

82:58
 

Patrice Evra fouled by Mike Williamson, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan Giggs takes the free kick.

82:29
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sammy Ameobi on Antonio Valencia. Michael Carrick restarts play with the free kick.

82:15
 

Gabriel Obertan takes a shot. David De Gea makes a save.

81:35
 

Antonio Valencia concedes a free kick for a foul on Davide Santon. Direct free kick taken by Tim Krul.

80:33
 

Foul by Tom Cleverley on Vurnon Anita, free kick awarded. Tim Krul takes the direct free kick.

79:40
 

Javier Hernandez has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.

78:39
Substitution
 

Robin van Persie has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide right of the goal. (Newcastle) makes a substitution, with Sammy Ameobi coming on for Papiss Cisse.

77:34
 

Javier Hernandez takes a shot. Fabricio Coloccini gets a block in.

75:58
 

Patrice Evra delivers the ball, save by Tim Krul.

74:20
 

Sylvain Marveaux takes a shot. Save by David De Gea.

73:52
 

Michael Carrick gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Davide Santon. Free kick taken by Tim Krul.

73:23
 

Antonio Valencia has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.

71:53
 

Danny Simpson takes a shot. Patrice Evra gets a block in. Vurnon Anita takes the inswinging corner, David De Gea makes a save.

70:09
Goal
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save by Tim Krul. A goal is scored by Robin van Persie from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man Utd 3-3 Newcastle.Assist on the goal came from Michael Carrick. Shola Ameobi comes on in place of Demba Ba.

67:42
Goal
 

Papiss Cisse finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Man Utd 2-3 Newcastle.Assist by Gabriel Obertan. (Man Utd) makes a substitution, with Tom Cleverley coming on for Paul Scholes.

66:12
 

Javier Hernandez is ruled offside. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.

64:04
Substitution
 

Unfair challenge on Robin van Persie by Gael Bigirimana results in a free kick. (Newcastle) makes a substitution, with Gabriel Obertan coming on for Gael Bigirimana. Free kick taken by Michael Carrick. Chris Smalling takes a shot. Blocked by Davide Santon. Corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie to the near post, clearance by Demba Ba.

63:34
Yellow card
 

Patrice Evra fouled by Papiss Cisse, the ref awards a free kick. Booking for Papiss Cisse. Paul Scholes restarts play with the free kick.

62:50
 

The ball is delivered by Mike Williamson, Chris Smalling gets a block in.

62:13
 

Unfair challenge on Vurnon Anita by Robin van Persie results in a free kick. Vurnon Anita takes the direct free kick.

61:17
 

Ryan Giggs challenges Demba Ba unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sylvain Marveaux takes the free kick.

59:37
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Simpson on Jonny Evans. Booking for Danny Simpson for unsporting behaviour. Ryan Giggs takes the direct free kick.

57:46
Goal
 

Patrice Evra scores a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Man Utd 2-2 Newcastle.Assist by Robin van Persie.

57:00
 

Robin van Persie takes the inswinging corner, Mike Williamson makes a clearance.

54:59
 

The offside flag is raised against Javier Hernandez. Tim Krul takes the free kick.

51:32
 

The ball is crossed by Papiss Cisse, Demba Ba takes a shot. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Sylvain Marveaux from the right by-line. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Simpson by Antonio Valencia. Antonio Valencia is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Davide Santon restarts play with the free kick. Blocked by Rio Ferdinand.

50:09
 

The ball is crossed by Davide Santon, clearance made by Rio Ferdinand.

49:00
 

The referee blows for offside. Tim Krul takes the indirect free kick.

48:07
 

Effort from close in by Robin van Persie goes wide left of the target.

46:00 +1
 

Demba Ba gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Rio Ferdinand. David De Gea takes the direct free kick.

46:48
 

Demba Ba gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Smalling. Rio Ferdinand restarts play with the free kick.

45:11 +0.11
 

Demba Ba is adjudged to have handled the ball. Patrice Evra takes the indirect free kick.

42:27
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Ryan Giggs by Mike Williamson results in a free kick. Mike Williamson is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Strike comes in from Robin van Persie from the free kick.

39:34
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Fabricio Coloccini on Paul Scholes. David De Gea takes the direct free kick.

37:46
Yellow card
 

Foul by Javier Hernandez on Sylvain Marveaux, free kick awarded. Javier Hernandez booked. Sylvain Marveaux produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick,

36:59
 

Paul Scholes sends in a cross, Patrice Evra takes a shot. Save made by Tim Krul.

35:25
 

Handball by Jonny Evans. The referee books Jonny Evans for unsporting behaviour. Sylvain Marveaux restarts play with the free kick.

33:51
 

Davide Santon takes a shot. Save by David De Gea.

32:34
 

Unfair challenge on Mike Williamson by Ryan Giggs results in a free kick. Tim Krul takes the direct free kick.

31:47
 

Foul by Davide Santon on Antonio Valencia, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Robin van Persie.

30:47
 

Danny Simpson produces a right-footed shot from close in that goes over the bar.

27:46
Goal
 

Jonny Evans puts the ball into his own net. Man Utd 1-2 Newcastle.The assist for the goal came from Danny Simpson.

23:47
Goal
 

Davide Santon challenges Antonio Valencia unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robin van Persie. Javier Hernandez takes a shot. Save by Tim Krul. A goal is scored by Jonny Evans from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Man Utd 1-1 Newcastle.The assist for the goal came from Javier Hernandez. Shot from just outside the area by Demba Ba misses to the right of the target.

22:35
 

Chris Smalling delivers the ball.

21:04
 

Ryan Giggs crosses the ball, clearance made by Mike Williamson. Ryan Giggs delivers the ball, Mike Williamson makes a clearance.

18:53
 

Javier Hernandez fouled by Mike Williamson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Michael Carrick.

17:35
 

Demba Ba takes a shot. Blocked by Rio Ferdinand.

16:48
 

Demba Ba takes a shot. Clearance made by Jonny Evans.

16:05
 

Paul Scholes concedes a free kick for a foul on Demba Ba. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.

14:21
 

Antonio Valencia challenges Davide Santon unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.

9:33
 

The ball is sent over by Chris Smalling, Vurnon Anita manages to make a clearance.

8:23
 

The ball is delivered by Javier Hernandez.

6:08
 

Jonny Evans fouled by Demba Ba, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Jonny Evans.

3:52
Goal
 

Demba Ba takes a shot. Save by David De Gea. James Perch gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range to the top right corner of the goal. Man Utd 0-1 Newcastle.The assist for the goal came from Demba Ba.

:13
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Perch by Robin van Persie. Free kick taken by Vurnon Anita.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 35 42 83
2 Man City 35 35 70
3 Arsenal 33 31 67
4 Man Utd 35 24 65
5 Liverpool 35 11 61
6 Tottenham Hotspur 35 5 58
7 Southampton 35 20 57
8 Swansea 35 -1 53
9 West Ham 35 1 47
10 Stoke 35 -5 47

Full Barclays Premier League Table