Match Today: Manchester United vs Newcastle United 16-10-2022 English Premier League

Manchester United will bid for four straight wins in all competitions when they welcome an in-form Newcastle United side at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.

The Red Devils are currently in fifth place in the table with 15 points from their first eight matches, while Newcastle are sixth with 14 points, although they played one game more than Eric Ten Hag's team.

There was no escaping the fact that there were some difficult moments for Tin Hag in the early stages of his career as Manchester United manager, the 4-0 loss to Brentford and the 6-3 defeat at Manchester City, but there were plenty of positive signs for the Dutchman.

Thursday's 1-0 win over Omonia in the Europa League, which came thanks to a late effort from Scott McTominay, netted eight wins from his last 10 games in all competitions, which included five Premier League victories over Liverpool, Southampton, Leicester City, Arsenal and Everton.

Manchester United vs Newcastle United

The Red Devils have recorded five wins and three defeats from eight games, putting them in fifth place in the table, one point behind fourth-placed Chelsea and nine behind leaders Arsenal, albeit a game in hand.

Arsenal top the table. Man United came from behind to beat Everton in the league last weekend, with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring his first Premier League goal of the season, and Tin Hag's side will now seek to continue their strong run by winning qualification.

Newcastle on Sunday afternoon. The Red Devils enter a difficult series of league matches, as they face Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and West Ham United in three games after this one, and it would be great to see where the team is in the table heading into the break. 2022 World Cup.

Man United have won four of their last five Premier League games against Newcastle, including a 4-1 win over Newcastle in the opposite game last season, while not losing to Sunday's rival at Old Trafford in the league since December 2013.

Newcastle United vs Manchester United

Newcastle are now a team to be taken seriously, although a recent change of ownership of the club has put them in a position to bring a player of a higher caliber to St James' Park.

Eddie Howe has had an impressive record since arriving as head coach last November, winning 17, drawing 10 and losing 11 out of 38 games, and the 44-year-old has had a strong start to the season, with the team currently ranked sixth in the table that includes 14 points from nine games.

Newcastle have won three, drawn five and lost only once in the league this season, and will enter this competition after two impressive victories over Fulham and Brentford. Last week, their only defeat of the season was at Liverpool at the end of August, with Fabio Carvalho scoring the winning goal in the eighth minute. of extra time at the end of the nineties.

Newcastle are considered a potential top-six side this season, and will play six more times in the league before the World Cup break, including a trip to Tottenham on October 23. A positive result in Manchester this weekend would bolster the claims They may push for a place in Europe in 2022-23, and it wouldn't be surprising to see them vying for the biggest titles in English and European football over the next five or 10. Years.