Manchester United will be bidding for a sixth win in seven Premier League games when they host Newcastle United on Sunday.
The Red Devils followed up their 6-3 humiliation at the hands of Manchester City with battling away wins over Omonia Nicosia in the UEFA Europa League and Everton in the top flight.
They hosted the Cypriot side on Thursday, when an injury-time goal from Scott McTominay secured a 1-0 win after they had been thwarted by a redoubtable defensive display and a brilliant performance from visiting goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, a Man United fan.
They were 4-1 winners in this fixture last season, when Cristiano Ronaldo marked his Old Trafford homecoming with a double, but that was against a very different Newcastle side. In their post-takeover era and with Eddie Howe in charge, this match represents a good opportunity for the Magpies to record their first away win over the…