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Dominant Newcastle beat Manchester United 2-0 to move into third place

Newcastle deserved a 2-0 win over Manchester United and managed to do so thanks to Joe Willock and a well-placed header by substitute Callum Wilson, moving the Toons into third place in the table and pushing the Red Devils down to fourth.

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Newcastle United avenged their Carabao Cup final defeat against the Red Devils as the Magpies produced a magnificent display. However, this leaves their opponents without a win or a goal in their past three top-flight games.

David de Gea made an excellent first-half double save and denied Joe Willock from close after clawing away Alexander Isak’s header.

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Willock missed another glorious chance. However, the ex-Arsenal midfielder netted the opener after Bruno Guimaraes’ cross was headed across the goal by Allan Saint-Maximin.

Manchester United who have not tasted victory in the Premier League since ending their six-year trophy drought at Wembley in February failed to record an attempt on target in the first half.

Wout Weghorst made a few attempts with the side netting but the Red Devils were outweighed by Newcastle.

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Callum Wilson extended the lead late in the game with a well-placed header hence bringing Champions League football next season a little closer to St James’ Park.

Manager Erik ten Hag started Marcus Rashford after he missed international duty with England but only managed one shot on target in a limp display.

This result sees Manchester United could slide down to fifth in the Premier League table should Tottenham avoid defeat at Everton on Monday Night making it Spurs two games more than their top-four rivals.

The Magpies next match sees them go to Brentford and Aston Villa on the following two Saturdays, before hosting Tottenham on April 23, live on Sky Sports.

Manchester United’s next three matches at home welcome Brentford the visitors to Old Trafford on Wednesday night, kick-off at 8 pm then Everton and Europa League quarter-final against Sevilla in the next ten days.

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