After two pointtab in a row came Manchester United on Thursday back on the vindersporet in the Premier League.
Ole Gunnar Solskjærs crew came otherwise behind at home against formstærke Newcastle, but the guests began to share the gifts out, and then won the Manchester United deserved 4-1.
- When we went behind, pressed them to make mistakes, and it is utilised very well. Our three front is a tall order for opponents, when they get so much space, as they did today, says Solskjær to the BBC.
As a result of Chelsea's defeat earlier on Thursday, Manchester United now only four points off a place in next years Champions League. Newcastle has three points less and is number ten.
After last week's defeat to Watford was again the put questions to Ole Gunnar Solskjærs future in Manchester United. Thursday showed his players that they are still fighting for him and klublogoet - also when adversity arises.
It was the guests, who started the best. After a quarter of an hour burned Dwight Gayle a friløber, but just a minute after the train to Newcastle anyway the lead on a counterattack.
Matthew Longstaff played Joelinton, and the brazilian returned the ball back to Longstaff, that with a flat kick brought the guests in front.
On the Newcastle bench, the former Manchester United player Steve Bruce cheer, while large parts of Old Trafford were in collective shock over the prospect of a new disappointment.
The mood was changed with three Manchester-scores in the course of 17 minutes.
First equalized Anthony Martial in a situation where the past Esbjerg goalkeeper Martin Dúbravka not so fortunate out.
Ten minutes before the break and took the home team as the lead. Newcastle threw the ball away in his own defense, and Mason Greenwood hammered it into the goal with a little help from both a Newcastle foot and the crossbar.
Before the break it was 3-1 when Marcus Rashford headede the ball into the goal after a presentation from Aaron Wan Bissaka.
Shortly into the second half continuing to Newcastle to share belated christmas gifts out. Thus, it was Sean Longstaff, who played Anthony Martial free, and the frenchman said " thank you for the gift by lobbe the ball into the goal for 4-1.
- I know that it is christmas, but I do not think that Manchester United players could not believe their own eyes. We made too many mistakes, says Newcastle manager Steve Bruce.
It could even have been a hat-trick, but the post was in the way of Martial after an hour.
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