Gary Neville heaps praise on star after Newcastle win

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"The performance was really professional, very solid".

Chelsea reached the turn of the year in fourth place, five points clear of Arsenal, but the Gunners' win over Fulham on New Year's Day, plus the stubbornness of relegation-threatened Saints, cut their advantage to three points.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's dream start to life in the Manchester United hotseat continued at Newcastle as the caretaker manager emulated Matt Busby's record feat of winning his first four league matches in charge.

"The "gaffer" (Alex Ferguson) used to challenge us on them and when we've won four you can go onto the next four and think about them".

80' - GOAL! Newcastle 0-2 Manchester United: Rashford puts the finishing touches to a devastating counter-attack, and that should be game, set and match.

Lukaku pounced after Martin Dubravka had failed to hold on to Marcus Rashford's ambitious 25-yard free kick, the Newcastle keeper spilling the ball for the alert substitute to convert from close range.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer criticised Manchester United for playing at a testimonial pace for the first half of their 2-0 win at Newcastle United.

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Should Lukaku keep it up however, there's no real reason why they both can't play in the same starting XI whether it's as a partnership up top or the youngster on the wing. All attackers had their problems in creating and scoring goals at some point and that leaves us with Luke Shaw.

With Olivier Giroud sidelined after suffering an ankle injury in Sunday's win at Crystal Palace, Sarri opted to recall misfiring striker Alvaro Morata.

"Newcastle with a bit more quality would have scored goals". But the problem is at the other end, and only Fulham scored fewer goals in the first half of the season.

In an astonishing game at Bournemouth, the home side shared six goals with Watford in a helter-skelter first half but there was no addition to the scoreline in the second half.

Do you think Pogba will continue his great form against Newcastle on Wednesday night?

They have games against Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham in their next four, and Cardiff's visit here on January 19 has already been circled as a key clash. "Prediction is Man City 1, Liverpool 3".

Pogba took revenge shortly after crashing into his opponent late just prior to Man United doubled their advantage.

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