Newcastle vs Manchester United Recap: The match by numbers

3rd Apr, 2023

Weeks ago Man United beat Newcastle at Wembley to lift the Carabao Cup. Today, Newcastle got their revenge at St. James' Park.

Newcastle put up a brilliant performance and won two goals to nil to replace Manchester United in third position.


Joe Willock scored the first goal in the second half from a brilliant chance to put Newcastle ahead, He has now been directly involved in three goals in his last three Premier League games:

Assist vs. Wolves

Assist vs. Nottingham Forest

Goal vs. Man Utd

His third league goal of the season gave the Toon Army the lead at St. James' Park.


Callum Wilson scored the second at the dead of match to seal the win for Newcastle United, He has now scored the same amount of Premier League goals as Luis Suarez and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (69).


Allan Saint-Maximin's game by numbers vs. Man Utd:

he had 38 touches, also 18 final third passes with his 9 touches in opp. box. He also had 6 chances created, won 4 duels, with 2 successful take-ons and drew 2 fouls won. Out of his 6 chances created, 2 was big. He had an assist with his head