Newcastle has sent Manchester United to the 12th position on the EPL table, just three inches away from the relegation line.
They beat them 1-0, compounding the woes the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have been romancing almost since the beginning of this season.
As AFP reports, Matthew Longstaff got the vital goal for Newcastle, with the result indicating that Newcastle are just one point behind Man U now.
It adds, “Solskjaer’s side paid the price for their latest lethargic display as Longstaff bagged his first goal for Newcastle in the second half at St James’ Park.
United are languishing just two points above the relegation zone in 12th place after their third successive league game without a win.
This was a wretched display from United, especially given the paucity of the opposition provided by a Newcastle team who had fared even worse in the opening weeks of the season.
Alarmingly, United’s only victory in their last five matches in all competitions came on penalties against minnows Rochdale in the League Cup.
While it is surely too soon for Solskjaer to face the sack, the beleaguered United manager goes into the international break knowing results must improve quickly.
United haven’t won away from Old Trafford since beating Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League in March.