Jose Mourinho will probably have the one last opportunity to save his job as Manchester United prepare to face-off against Newcastle United at the Old Trafford.
The Red Devils’ dreams of wrapping up the Premier League title for the first time since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson already seems to be fading away, considering they trail the Premier League leaders by nine points. The 3-time Champions League winners struggled to achieve a victory in the last four games in all competitions, suffering a shock Carabao Cup elimination by Derby County in the process. Mourinho’s side were held to a 0-0 draw to Valencia in midweek’s Champions League clash, which infuriated the fans additionally after a frustrating 3-1 loss to West Ham United last weekend. In case United miss out to win this weekend, the Portuguese manager may have to look for new accommodation.
Rafael Benitez’s situation at the St James’ Park is quite similar to Mourinho’s one, as the Magpies currently reside in the danger zone with a -6 goal difference. Besides, the Tynesiders are yet to secure a victory after the opening seven Premier League rounds, and with four defeats in the past five games, Benitez’s job has been put on the line. Newcastle’s only league points this season arrived after two scoreless draws Cardiff City and Crystal Palace, while they’ve failed against four top-five placed teams, having lost to Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, and Tottenham Hotspur.
Marcos Rojo, Ashley Young, Ander Herrera, and Jesse Lingard are ruled out in the home team, while Paul Dummett, Florian Lejeune, Federico Fernandez, and Salomon Rondon won’t be jetting off with the rest of Newcastle squad.
28 October 2020 Fresh from beating Barcelona in El Clasico, Real Madrid head to the Borussia-Park looking to kick-start their UEFA Champions League campaign against Borussia …Read More
28 October 2020 The UEFA Champions League Matchday 2 pits Atalanta against Ajax at the Gewiss Stadium for the home side’s first-ever European clash against Dutch …Read More
28 October 2020 The UEFA Champions League returns to action this week as current title-holders Bayern Munich head to the RZD Arena to take on Lokomotiv …Read More
28 October 2020 Olympique Marseille and Manchester City go head-to-head at the Stade Vélodrome for their first-ever UEFA Champions League encounter. Marseille started their Group C …Read More
28 October 2020 Shakhtar Donetsk entertain Internazionale at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium for an exciting UEFA Champions League clash, looking to erase the memory of a …Read More