Newcastle steal unlikely 1-0 victory over United

Matt Ritchie running to celebrate his strike with the delirious St James' Park crowd, after putting Newcastle in the lead against Manchester United in the 65th minute yesterday. The 1-0 victory for the hosts means Jose Mourinho is yet to win at Newca
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Matt Ritchie running to celebrate his strike with the delirious St James' Park crowd, after putting Newcastle in the lead against Manchester United in the 65th minute yesterday.

The 1-0 victory for the hosts means Jose Mourinho is yet to win at Newcastle in his managerial career, recording three draws and four losses.

With the defeat, United trail runaway English Premier League leaders Manchester City by 16 points.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 12, 2018, with the headline 'Newcastle steal unlikely 1-0 victory over United'. Print Edition | Subscribe