Allan Saint-Maximin Scores A Worldie Against Manchester United
Allan Saint-Maximin got Newcastle United off to the best-possible start against Manchester United after scoring a worldie in the seventh minute
Raphael Varane’s error saw him lose the ball to Sean Longstaff, who in turn teed up the Frenchman to cut inside the box and fire a superb finish past a motionless David de Gea.
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Allan Saint-Maximin gives Newcastle the lead in the seventh minute 🎯
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It was the first Premier League goal that United have conceded under Ralf Rangnick, and the Red Devils appear to be falling back on old habits after making a sloppy start to the match at St James’ Park
Any win for Newcastle tonight would be a huge boost to their survival aspirations, as it would see them move up to 18th and only goal difference separating themselves and Watford outside the bottom three.
A defeat for the Red Devils would see them remain seventh and eight points adrift of Arsenal in fourth – albeit with two games in hand.
But there’s still a long way to go in this one of course, and you wouldn’t back against a Man United comeback with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Mason Greenwood and Bruno Fernandes on the pitch.