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Manchester United 0-3 Newcastle: Eddie Howe’s side cruised into the quarter-finals as they thrashed the abject hosts at Old Trafford

Michael Jones
Wednesday 01 November 2023 23:36 GMT
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I see positive and negatives, we are improving though - Ten Hag

Miguel Almiron, Lewis Hall and Joe Willock fired Newcastle to a famous first Old Trafford victory in a decade as Carabao Cup holders Manchester United suffered a second 3-0 home humiliation in four days.

Wednesday’s fourth-round clash was a repeat of the final eight months ago at Wembley, where Erik ten Hag crowned a promising first season in the hotseat by ending the club’s six-year wait for silverware.

But things have gone awry since then and pressure will intensify on the Dutchman and his team after Newcastle inflicted the Red Devils’ eighth defeat in 15 matches to progress to the quarter-finals.

The fallout to this tie is sure to be dominated by Ten Hag’s United after seeing Sunday’s derby humbling against Manchester City compounded, but this was Newcastle’s night.

The Magpies had only won one of their previous 41 away matches against the Red Devils in all competitions, and few will forget their first Old Trafford triumph since December 2013.

Relive the action from Old Trafford below:

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Manchester United given humbling look at how far they’ve fallen as Newcastle finally win at Old Trafford

So much for Erik ten Hag’s belief that Manchester United are heading in the right direction. They instead veered out of the Carabao Cup, the defence of their first trophy in six years ending swifty and ignominiously, as their season goes off the rails. Given their wretched form, this scarcely counted as a cup shock but United were shocking nonetheless. Newcastle did not advance into the quarter-finals as much as storm into them.

The fans who saw their side beaten by the other United at Wembley in last season’s final chorused about a return to the national stadium. More often, however, they serenaded Ten Hag with chants of “sacked in the morning”. And if the Newcastle supporters are scarcely impartial and their predictions will be unfounded, it was nevertheless the sound of crisis enveloping Old Trafford.

Manchester United were abysmal, even by their own standards. Caught in possession for Newcastle’s first and third, Ten Hag’s £400m starting 11 were outrun, outworked, out-passed and outclassed. They looked an insipid assortment of individuals, Newcastle a team far greater than the sum of some relatively limited parts. They nevertheless displayed the characteristics, the work ethic and unity, the counter-attacking verve and the defensive resilience, so sadly lacking in their hosts.

Man United given look at how far they’ve fallen as Newcastle win at Old Trafford

Man Utd 0-3 Newcastle: The Carabao Cup holders have been knocked out by last season’s beaten finalists

Mike Jones1 November 2023 22:37
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Newcastle boss Eddie Howe, speaking to Sky Sports: “It was a very good performance from us. The mentality was brilliant. We had injuries and picked one up early. It was a great response.

“Emil Krafth coming back after such a long absence. He was committed with Paul Dummett. Willock was brilliant and Livramento.

“Without the players committing to what we want, we’ve got no chance. This is a really tough place to come to score the goals we did at the time we did.

“We hope the draw is kinder to us! I don’t think there are any easy games in the quarter-finals. We hope to go one better than last season. You can’t go too far away. We return to the Premier League with Arsenal. I know we have a tough schedule ahead and we look forward to it.

“Delighted for the fans. With the journey, we had to respond and reward them.”

Mike Jones1 November 2023 22:41
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Manchester United have lost 8+ of their first 15 games in a season for the first time since 1962/63 (9), while they’ve lost five of their first 10 at home for the first time since 1930/31.

Mike Jones1 November 2023 22:38
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Clinton Morrison, speaking on BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra, praised Newcastle who he believes were the better team tonight (he’s right).

“Fully deserved for Newcstle, after the first 10 minutes they were the better team.” he said, “Lewis Hall and Tino Livramento was outstanding, credit to Joe Willock too who has been out for a while.

“Everyone was all talking about Man United being poor, but tactically Eddie Howe got it spot on. Anthony Gordon led the line very well and caused problems.

“Man United are nowhere near it.”

Mike Jones1 November 2023 22:17
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Full-time! Man Utd 0-3 Newcastle

90+4 mins: Manchester United are finally put out of their misery. Another humiliating defeat at Old Trafford comes via Newcastle this time who go on to Carabao Cup quarter-finals.

Erik ten Hag has lots of work to do to turn around this slip in form. Eddie Howe is smiling away. Newcastle win and reach the next round.

Mike Jones1 November 2023 22:11
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90 mins: There are a lot of empty seats in the stands now. Gary Neville is lamenting the old days on Sky Sports commentary. “It’s poor,” he says, “It’s really, really poor.”

There’s four minutes of added time to play.

Mike Jones1 November 2023 22:07
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85 mins: The Geordies are dancing and chanting in the stands. They’re enjoying this a lot. It’s been 10 years since Newcastle won at Old Trafford but they’ve dominated this game tonight.

Mike Jones1 November 2023 22:03
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82 mins: The Manchester United fans are leaving early once again. This loss will means it’s back-to-back 3-0 defeats for the Red Devils.

That’s if Newcastle don’t score again and they easily could in this form.

Mike Jones1 November 2023 21:58
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79 mins: Sean Longstaff receives the ball after Man Utd nudge a corner out of their own box. The midfielder strikes one at goal on the volley and pings his fine effort just wide of the target.

Mike Jones1 November 2023 21:55
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76 mins: Kieran Trippier and Dan Burn come on to see this game out for Newcastle. There’s about 15 minutes left to play and the visitors are extremely comfortable.

It’s been a superb and clinical performance that emphasises the big differences between the teams.

Mike Jones1 November 2023 21:52

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