Man United 0 Newcastle 1
Manchester United 0 Newcastle United 1, Old Trafford, English Premier League, December 7, 2013. Manchester United lost their second home game in a row as they were beaten 1–0 by Newcastle United at Old Trafford. After losing to Newcastle, David Moyes´s lads now found themselves in ninth place in the table, thirteen points behind leaders Arsenal.
After being beaten 1-0 by Everton at Old Trafford in midweek, Manchester United suffered yet another home defeat with a 1-0 loss to Newcastle United. The last time Newcastle had beaten The Reds at Old Trafford was on the 12th of February 1972 when the St James´s Park club won by 2--0 courtesy of goals from Stewart Barrowclough and John Tudor. In this match, Manchester United enjoyed plenty of decent scoring opportunities to take an early lead, but the home team were denied by several good saves from away goalkeeper Tim Krul. As the game progressed, Newcastle slowly, but surely, began to wear down the home defence and The Geordies eventually managed to break the defensive deadlock on the hour-mark when France international Moussa Sissoko stormed into the eighteen-yard area and found former Lille favourite Yohan Cabaye who powered the ball past Spain U23 goalkeeper David de Gea and into the bottom left-hand corner of the net to make it 1-0 to the visiting team. Manchester United had the ball in the back of the net thirteen minutes later, only for Robin van Persie´s header to be correctly ruled out for offside by assistant referee Sian Massey. Manchester United Team: David de Gea, Rafael da Silva, Jonathan Evans, Nemanja Vidic, Patrice Evra, Phil Jones, Tom Cleverley, Adnan Januzaj, Robin van Persie, Luis Nani, Javier Hernandez. Substitutes: Anders Lindegaard, Rio Ferdinand, Antonio Valencia, Ashley Young, Oliveira Anderson, Wilfried Zaha, Danny Welbeck. Newcastle United Team: Timothy Krul, Davide Santon, Mike Williamson, Vurnon Anita, Fabricio Coloccini, Mathieu Debuchy, Cheik Tiote, Yohan Cabaye, Moussa Sissoko, Yoan Gouffran, Loic Remy. Substitutes: Robert Elliot, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Jonas Gutierrez, Hatem Ben Arfa, Gabriel Obertan, Shola Ameobi, Papiss Cisse.