Manchester United will face Newcastle United on Boxing day at Old Trafford, United are in good form at home since their defeat against Swansea earlier this season, However,Newcastle were able to win against struggling United in 13/14 which can boost their confidence but Van Gaal’s side are in superb form at Old Trafford this season with winning 7 out of 8 matches.
Newcastle were struggling in the start of this season but in November they managed six straight wins in all competitions, However,they lost that fire power and are struggling again with last four consecutive defeats.
Manchester United had some injury concerns specially in the defense as Marcos Rojo and Blind is out with (Thigh)and (knee) injuries while Luke Shaw and Herrera are also out with their respective (ankle) and (muscle) injuries.
Chris Smalling could make a comeback on Boxing day while Fellaini might not play due to his illness.
Newcastle are without their first choice keepers as both Elliot and Tim Krul are injured.
Manchester United have won last 10 matches on Boxing Day and they would love to add one more win to their tally, further this is an important fixture for United to stay in top three and title race.
United will be favorites to win this fixture but u cannot count out unpredictable Newcastle who were the first team to defeat Chelsea in 14/15 few weeks ago.