- 6Mike Williamson
- 24Cheik Tioté
- 18Luuk de Jong
Newcastle vs Man Utd
After going 18 Barclays Premier League games without a win against Manchester United (D5 L13), Newcastle have won two of the last four (W2 L2).
Wayne Rooney has scored six goals in his last six Barclays Premier League appearances.
Manchester United have earned fewer points this season than in any previous Premier League campaign and are guaranteed to finish with a lower total than in any of Sir Alex Ferguson’s 21 campaigns.
Rooney has netted 10 Premier League goals against Newcastle; only against Aston Villa (12) has he netted more.
Newcastle United have failed to score in 10 of their last 14 Premier League games.
Manchester United have the best away record in the Premier League, with 30 points from a possible 48.
Manchester United are one of only two teams not to lose a Premier League game from a winning position this season (along with Tottenham).
David Moyes side have made more defensive clearances than any other team in the Premier League this season (1202).
Man Utd have fired in more crosses than any other team in the Premier League this season (649; from open play).
18% of the goals David Moyes’ side have conceded have come in the opening 15 minutes of matches, a divisional high proportion (7 of 38).