Substitute Edinson Cavani scored in the second half to help Manchester United secure a 1–1 draw with struggling English Premier League side Newcastle United, after which the home team lost several chances. The result left Manchester United in seventh place with 28 points from 17 matches, behind West Ham United in sixth place in goal scoring, while Newcastle finished in 19th place with 11 points from 19 matches.
Alain Saint-Maximin took the lead for Newcastle United in the 7th minute of the football match. On the other hand, Edinson Cavani hit his penalty well to beat the goalkeeper and made a draw in the 71st minute. The visitors kept up the pressure to tie the game when, after 38 minutes, Newcastle broke center and found themselves alone with the keeper. However, Callum Wilson made a great block.
Alain Saint-Maximin dismissed a chance early in the second half, and David de Gea then made some quick stops before Edinson Cavani defeated goalkeeper Martin Dubravka in the second attempt when his opening shot was blocked. Manchester United then struggled to avoid a late Newcastle attack when Jacob Murphy hit the post and David de Gea shook Miguel Almiron’s shot back from the top corner. The match score of 1-1 draw between Manchester United and Newcastle United was maintained until the final whistle.