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Manchester United 3-2 Newcastle United

Match summary

6 Oct 2018
Manchester United v Newcastle United

Alexis Sanchez scored in the 90th minute as Manchester United fought back from 2-0 down to beat Newcastle United 3-2.

The visitors had become the first team to score twice in the first 10 minutes of a Premier League match at Old Trafford as Kenedy and Yoshinori Muto, with his first goal for the club, put them in control.

First-half substitute Juan Mata gave Manchester United hope with a 70th-minute free-kick and Anthony Martial then collected Paul Pogba’s backheel to equalise six minutes later.

In a dramatic finale Sanchez beat a crowd of players to head in Ashley Young’s cross and earned victory for Jose Mourinho's side.

Man Utd move up to eighth place with the win, while Newcastle are 19th with two points this season.

See: Man Utd report | Newcastle report

Next fixtures:

Man Utd: 20 Oct v Chelsea (A)
Newcastle: 20 Oct v Brighton (H)

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