The stress is on Manchester United as they put together for his or her journey to face Newcastle within the Premier League on Saturday evening.
After a two-week break Ole Gunnar Solskjaer shall be longing for his aspect to return to successful methods and transfer on from their humiliating 6-1 house defeat by Tottenham.
United know a robust efficiency this weekend won’t solely quieten their critics however can be pivotal given such a busy fixture schedule which lies forward.
As if the staff wanted any extra motivation, there may be additionally the added incentive of a spot within the historical past books with United chasing a membership document.
Though they’ve misplaced each of their house league matches this season United did handle to win away at Brighton final month as a dramatic late penalty from Bruno Fernandes secured three factors in contentious circumstances.
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The league triumph on the AMEX Stadium marked United’s fifth consecutive top-flight away win wherein they scored multiple aim – one thing they’ve by no means carried out six instances in a row.
In the event that they handle to win at St James’ Park whereas scoring not less than two targets this weekend they are going to break their very own spectacular top-flight document and obtain one thing no United aspect has ever carried out earlier than.
Nonetheless, it is likely to be simpler mentioned than carried out with Newcastle having gained two of their final three Premier League house video games towards United, greater than they’d of their earlier 13 towards them.