Man United 4 Newcastle 1

Anthony Martial

Man­chester Uni­ted 4 New­castle Uni­ted 1, Old Traf­ford, Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, Dec­ember 26, 2019. Man­chester Uni­ted came back from a 2-0 loss to Wat­ford to be­at New­castle Uni­ted by 4-1 cour­tesy of a double by An­thony Mar­tial and one goal each from Ma­son Green­wood and Mar­cus Rashford.

Man­chester Uni­ted re­deemed them­selves af­ter suf­fer­ing a 2-0 away de­feat ag­ainst Wat­ford four days earli­er by de­feat­ing New­castle Uni­ted by a 4-1 mar­gin on ho­me soil. Ag­ainst the flow of play, Matty Long­staff put the Tyne and Wear te­am in­to a sur­prise 1-0 lead when the Eng­land U20 in­ter­na­tion­al mid­fielder fin­ished a counter at­tack by ham­mer­ing the ball from in­side the middle of the area pa­st ho­me goal­keeper Da­vid de Gea and in­to the bot­tom left-hand cor­ner of the net on sev­en­teen min­utes. But Man­chester Uni­ted hit back thro­ugh goals from An­thony Mar­tial, Ma­son Green­wood, and Mar­cus Rash­ford in the twenty-fourth, thirty-sixth, and forty-fir­st min­utes of the clash re­spect­ively to go in­to the break wi­th a three-one ad­vant­age. And six min­utes in­to the sec­ond pe­riod Mar­tial com­pleted his brace to hand Man­chester Uni­ted a four-one vic­tory ag­ainst The Mag­pies which mo­ved Ole Gun­nar Solskjaer´s men four points off a Cham­pi­ons Lea­gue place in the Pre­mier Lea­gue ta­ble. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Da­vid de Gea, Aar­on Wan-Bis­saka, Lu­ke Shaw, Vic­tor Lin­delof, Harry Ma­guire, An­dreas Pe­reira, Fred, Scott Mc­Tom­inay, Mar­cus Rash­ford, Ma­son Green­wood, An­thony Mar­tial. Sub­stitutes: Phil Jones, Ash­ley Young, Dan­iel Ja­mes, Ju­an Ma­ta, Paul Po­gba, Jesse Lin­gard, Ser­gio Rom­ero. New­castle Uni­ted Te­am: Mar­tin Dub­ravka, Fe­d­erico Fernan­dez, Jetro Wille­ms, Flori­an Le­jeune, Fa­bi­an Schar, Javi Man­quillo, Mi­guel Almiron, Matty Long­staff, Sean Long­staff, Dwight Gayle, Joelin­ton. Sub­stitutes: Chris­ti­an Atsu, Andy Car­roll, Emil Krafth, DeAndre Yed­lin, Isaac Hay­den, Jonjo Shel­vey, Karl Darlow.

 

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An­thony Mar­tial made his de­but for Fran­ce as a sec­ond-ha­lf sub­sti­tute for Karim Ben­zema in a 1–0 friendly win over Por­tugal at Es­ta­dio Jose Al­valade in Lis­bon on the 4th of Septem­ber in 2015.

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