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Manchester United’s victory over Newcastle produced one amazing statistic

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The Red Devils’ comeback from 2-0 down could kick-start their season under Jose Mourinho

Manchester United needed to pull something special out of the bag to beat Newcastle on Saturday.

In the end, Paul Pogba, playing at centre-back, was one of the stars to save Jose Mourinho’s neck with the Red Devils coming back from 2-0 down to win 3-2.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho dodged a bullet.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho dodged a bullet.

With Mourinho said to be on the brink of being sacked, Kenedy and Yoshinori Muto had got the Magpies ahead but Juan Mata, Anthony Martial, and a late strike from Alexis Sanchez turned the scoreline on its head.

It’s not often the Red Devils are 2-0 down at Old Trafford, such is their dominance of English football across history.

Alexis Sanchez celebrates his game-winning goal.

Alexis Sanchez celebrates his game-winning goal.

But the result was the first time in 60 years Manchester United have come from two goals down to win a league match.

Mourinho will now be hoping it’s the last time his side go 2-0 down at Old Trafford.




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Author Since: Sep 20, 2018