Two goals from Romelu Lukaku and Rashford gave Manchester Uni
ted a comfortable win against Newcastle. Belgium forward Lukaku found the first goal for Manchester United after only 38 seconds in the pitch after converting an error by Martin Dubravka.
Manchester United kept pushing and their hard work paid off after good passing skills between Alexis Sanchez and Lukaku was converted by Rashford in the 80th minute.
Newcastle went to scoring one but the Spanish forward Perez effort was blocked by England defender Luke Shaw.
The loss was Newcastle’s eighth in their own stadium in the current season.
Manchester United form.
Manchester United win was the fourth straight win under their new caretaker manager Solskjaer.
While still under Mourinho, the Red Devils were under immense pressure to perform as it was one bad performance to another.
Newcastle under firing
In the first half the home team cause a lot of problems through Christian Atsu but he was at the end let down by the finishing.
Newcastle looked organized in all areas but again they could not keep hold of talented players like Paul Pogba who pushed the ball further up.
Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez admitted to failing to take chances but again pointed out to the good players his side was facing.
Currently Newcastle lie two points above the relegation zone as they have two tough fixtures against Chelsea and Manchester City.