Newcastle vs Manchester United, Premier League 2015: Team News, Lineups, Live Stream

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Newcastle United vs Manchester United

English Premier League

Stadium: St James’ Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Date: 12th January 2016

Kick off: 19:45 pm BST

Live Stream: Newcastle vs Manchester United live streaming

Manchester United travel to St James’s Park for a Premier League clash against Newcastle United later today.

Louis Van Gaal’s side will be looking to get back in the mix for Champions League qualification with a win against Newcastle. Despite their recent slump, the Red Devils are very much in the top four race and will look to close the gap with Tottenham this week.

Despite their recent slump, the Red Devils are very much in the top four race and will look to close the gap with Tottenham this week.

Manchester United are back to winning ways with two narrow wins over Swansea and Sheffield. Despite being unimpressive in those games, Manchester United managed to pick up vital wins. The Red Devils will be hoping for more of the same when they visit Newcastle.

The Red Devils will be hoping for more of the same when they visit Newcastle.

Meanwhile, Newcastle have had a very disappointing season so far. The Geordies were seemingly on their way up with two crucial wins against Liverpool and Tottenham earlier, but McLaren’s side seems to have crashed again with three consecutive losses in the league.

The Geordies were seemingly on their way up with two crucial wins against Liverpool and Tottenham earlier, but McLaren’s side seems to have crashed again with three consecutive losses in the league.

However they have shown that they have the quality to beat the best sides in the division and United will need to improve significantly on their current form in order to secure the three points.

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Newcastle vs Manchester United Team News

Newcastle are still waiting to find out if Jack Colback or Vurnon Anita can recover in time from their respective knocks before the game.

Defender Fabricio Coloccini is expected to have a late fitness test before a decision is made on his involvement.

As for Manchester United, Bastian Schweinsteiger will miss the trip to Newcastle after picking up a knee injury in last week in the FA Cup.

Morgan Schneiderlin is expected to return against Newcastle to partner Michael Carrick in midfield. Bringing back the former Saints midfielder could be a brilliant move. Newcastle will look to hit the away side on the break and Schneiderlin could prove to be vital in breaking up those attacks.

Bringing back the former Saints midfielder could be a brilliant move. Newcastle will look to hit the away side on the break and Schneiderlin could prove to be vital in breaking up those attacks.

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Newcastle vs Manchester United Starting Lineups

Newcastle United Starting Lineup: Elliot; Janmaat, Mbemba, Coloccini, Dummett; Sissoko, Tiote, Colback, Wijnaldum; Perez, Mitrovic

Manchester United Starting Lineup: De Gea; Darmian, Smalling, Blind, Young; Schneiderlin, Carrick; Martial, Herrera, Mata; Rooney

Newcastle vs Manchester United Key Stats

Manchester United are undefeated in 26 of their last 28 matches against Newcastle in all competitions.

Newcastle have failed to score in their last 3 matches in the Premier League.

Manchester United have kept a clean sheet in their last 3 away matches against Newcastle in all competitions.

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