NewslettersSign inAPP
spainSPAINargentinaARGENTINAchileCHILEcolombiaCOLOMBIAusaUSAmexicoMEXICOperuPERUlatin usaLATIN USAamericaAMERICA
Newcastle NEW
1
Saint-Maximin 6'
M. United MNU
1
Cavani 70'
Finished

PREMIER LEAGUE

Honours even as Newcastle and Man United serve up festive thriller

Substitute Edinson Cavani scored in the second half to help Manchester United salvage a 1-1 draw at struggling Newcastle United in the Premier League on Monday after the home side missed a string of chances.

Update:
Newcastle United's English midfielder Jacob Murphy (L) vies with Manchester United's Portuguese defender Diogo Dalot (R) during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St James' Park in Ne

Substitute Edinson Cavani scored in the second half to help Manchester United salvage a 1-1 draw at struggling Newcastle United in the Premier League on Monday after the home side missed a string of chances.

The result left United seventh in the standings on 28 points from 17 games, behind sixth-placed West Ham on goal difference, while Newcastle stayed 19th on 11 points from 19 matches.

Cavani netted an opportunist 71st-minute goal after Allan Saint-Maximin gave the home side a seventh-minute lead with a fine individual effort, side-stepping two markers before he fired past David De Gea.

The visiting goalkeeper kept a lethargic United afloat with an array of good saves as Newcastle always looked dangerous on the break, with home striker Callum Wilson also having a goal ruled out for offside in the 38th minute.

Saint-Maximin spurned a sitter early in the second half and De Gea then made a pair of stops in quick succession before Cavani beat home keeper Martin Dubravka at the second attempt after his initial shot was blocked.

United then barely survived a late Newcastle onslaught as Jacob Murphy hit the post and De Gea clawed Miguel Almiron's shot on the rebound out of the top corner.

Substitutions

Edinson Cavani (45', Mason Greenwood), Jadon Sancho (45', Fred), Jacob Murphy (50', Callum Wilson), Miguel Almirón (74', Ryan Fraser), Nemanja Matic (77', Scott McTominay), Dwight Gayle (82', Allan Saint-Maximin)

Goals

1-0, 6': Saint-Maximin, 1-1, 70': Cavani

Cards

Referee: Craig Pawson
VAR Referee: Jarred Gillett, Timothy Wood
Cristiano (56',Yellow) Bruno Fernandes (65',Yellow) Krafth (65',Yellow) Harry Maguire (67',Yellow) Joelinton (69',Yellow) Manquillo (94',Yellow)

Table
Table Pts. P W D L
16 16 18 3 7 8
17 13 16 4 1 11
18 11 15 1 8 6
19 11 19 1 8 10
20 10 18 2 4 12
Table Pts. P W D L
5 29 16 9 2 5
6 28 18 8 4 6
7 28 17 8 4 5
8 25 18 7 4 7
9 23 17 5 8 4
Rules

To be able to comment you must be registered and logged in. Forgot password?