Newcastle 0 Man United 2
Newcastle United 0 Manchester United 2, St James´ Park, English Premier League, January 2, 2019. Manchester United collected their fourth successive Premier League win under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as they beat Newcastle United 2-0 thanks to a goal each from Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford in the 64th and 80th minutes respectively.
Both teams had their moments in the first half, but no goals were scored before the break. Manchester United began the second half the better and the visitors finally went ahead four minutes past the hour mark when substitute Romelu Lukaku found the target after home goalkeeper Martin Dubravka had failed to hold a free-kick from Marcus Rashford. And with ten minutes remaining of normal time, Rashford registered the second goal of the evening as the young frontman finished off a counter-attack by rounding Dubravka and then putting the ball into the empty net. Newcastle United Team: Martin Dubravka, DeAndre Yedlin, Paul Dummett, Jamaal Lascelles, Fabian Schar, Momo Diame, Matt Ritchie, Isaac Hayden, Ayoze Perez, Salomon Rondon, Christian Atsu. Substitutes: Jonjo Shelvey, Kenedy, Yoshinori Muto, Manquillo, Florian Lejeune, Joselu, Freddie Woodman. Manchester United Team: David de Gea, Victor Lindelof, Phil Jones, Luke Shaw, Antonio Valencia, Paul Pogba, Mata, Ander Herrera, Nemanja Matic, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial. Substitutes: Jesse Lingard, Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku, Ashley Young, Matteo Darmian, Fred, Sergio Romero.
Marcus Rashford Quickfacts
Marcus Rashford bagged a brace on his Manchester United debut in a 5-1 Europa League Last Thirty Two Second Leg win against FC Midtjylland at Old Trafford on the 25th of February 2016.