LIVE: Manchester United vs Newcastle – Solskjaer’s men look to keep slim title hopes alive after back-to-back draws, while Magpies need an unlikely result to ease relegation fears
- Manchester United need to get back to winning ways to stay in the title race
- Newcastle are dangerously close to drop zone and equally desperate for points
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The onus to keep up in the Premier League title race is on Manchester United as they welcome Newcastle to Old Trafford tonight.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men cannot afford to drop more points after seeing Leicester win earlier today to go back above them and back-to-back frustrating draws.
The stakes are just as high for Newcastle, who have found themselves right in the mix of a relegation battle after Fulham moved within three points of them.
Stick with Sportsmail to follow all the action from Old Trafford as it happens.
Daniel James makes his first Premier League start of the year as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes five changes to the Man Utd side which beat Real Sociedad 4-0 on Thursday.
Starting XI: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, Matic, Fred, James, Fernandes, Rashford, Martial.
Subs: Henderson, Bailly, Mata, Greenwood, Diallo, Telles, Williams, Tuanzebe, Shoretire.
One change for the visitors as Joelinton replaces Dwight Gayle in attack.
Starting XI: Darlow, Krafth, Lascelles, Clark, Lewis, Willock, Hayden, Shelvey, Joelinton, Almiron, Saint-Maximin.
Subs: Dubravka, Dummett, Carroll, Ritchie, Gayle, Hendrick, Fraser, Murphy, S Longstaff.
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