Matthew Longstaff enjoys dream debut as Newcastle beat Manchester United

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first_img Reuters NewcastleOctober 6, 2019UPDATED: October 6, 2019 23:37 IST Emil Krafth celebrates with Matthew Longstaff after the match. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTS Longstaff enjoyed a dream Premier League debut as his goal earned his side a 1-0 home victoryManchester United have scored only nine Premier League goals in eight gamesManchester United will enter the international break in the 12th spotNewcastle United’s Matthew Longstaff enjoyed a dream Premier League debut as his goal earned his side a 1-0 home victory over Manchester United to move them out of the bottom three on Sunday.The 19-year-old, playing in midfield alongside his older brother Sean, clipped the bar with a dipping first-half effort but made no mistake as he beat David de Gea with a sweetly-struck low drive after 72 minutes.While there was some much-needed joy on Tyneside for Newcastle’s fans, another lackluster display by United left Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in the bottom half of the table.United have scored only nine Premier League goals in eight games, five of them coming on day one against Chelsea, and again they looked bereft of attacking spark.Their best chance saw defender Harry Maguire head wastefully wide from a corner on the stroke of halftime.The 20-time English champions will enter the international break in the 12th spot with Newcastle just a point behind in 16th.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow Manchester UnitedFollow Newcastle United Matthew Longstaff enjoys dream debut as Newcastle beat Manchester UnitedManchester United have scored only nine Premier League goals in eight games, five of them coming on day one against Chelsea, and again they looked bereft of attacking spark.advertisement Nextlast_img

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