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Manchester United Stage Remarkable Comeback Against Newcastle

Under-pressure Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho saw his side score three goals, including a late winner, as they beat lowly Newcastle 3-2 at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday.

Amid newspaper speculation he could be sacked this weekend, Mourinho’s side fell 2-0 behind as early as the 10th minute after goals from Kenedy and Yoshinori Muto fired the visitors – who haven’t won in the league this season – into a shock lead.

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Eric Bailly was substituted after just 20 minutes despite no sign of an injury, and a centre back pairing including Nemanja Matic struggled to keep Newcastle out but for the excellent David De Gea.

But Juan Mata pulled a goal back in the 70th minute with a fine free-kick, Anthony Martial equalised six minutes later and Alexis Sanchez scored in the 90th minute to end United’s run of four games without a win.

More to follow….

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© Agence France-Presse (additional edits from Chris Kelleher)

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Author: Chris Kelleher

Student whose interests lie in sports ranging from Darts to MMA, with the likes of Golf, Boxing and Soccer in between. Closet wrestling fan and a lover of sports psychology and stiff jabs.