Manchester United vs Newcastle United – Premier League – Match Preview and Tips

Manchester United starts their Premier League Campaign Monday night, when they host Premier League newcomers Newcastle United.

Going into the match they are already be feeling the pressure from Chelsea, who won the opener 6-0, and will need a home win tonight to keep up.

On the other hand Newcastle can play freely and will likely be satisfied with a point in their return to the Premier League.

Read the latest team news and our prediction and betting tips for the game below.

Manchester United Team News

Manchester United have no new injury worries from last weeks Community Shield game and could start the same team. Rio Ferdinand and Anderson are still carrying knocks from the summer and will not feature. Rooney is fit to start upfront and Sir Alex Ferguson will select either Berbatov or Owen to play alongside him.

Newcastle Team News

Newcastle has many injury worries ahead of their clash with Manchester United. Dan Gosling, Steven Taylor, Danny Simpson and Leon Best are all out, while Alan Smith and veteran defender Sol Campbell are doubtful to start the game.

Manchester United vs Newcastle betting tip

Manchester United to win at odds 1.25 at William Hill Sports

There were contrasting fortunes for the other two promoted teams yesterday, where Blackpool won 4-0 away against Wigan and West Bromwich A. lost 6-0 to Chelsea.

Newcastle will have a very hard game tonight as well, and while they will likely not be humiliated by Manchester United, we cannot see them getting anything out of this game.

In addition their injuries are a big worry for tonight’s match, why our prediction will be a comfortable win for Manchester United.

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