EPL: Manchester United suffer historic loss to Newcastle, Chelsea beaten by Stoke
Manchester United suffered a 1-0 loss to Newcastle at home on Saturday to further dent their chances of defending their English Premier League title.
Manchester United suffered a 1-0 loss to Newcastle at home on Saturday to further dent their chances of defending their English Premier League title. Robin van Persie came back from an injury to start for the hosts but his presence on the field could not inspire the Red Devils. (All AFP images)
Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye was the lone goalscorer at Old Trafford.
Newcastle coach Alan Pardew was a happy man after their side registered its first victory at Old Trafford since 1972 and consigned United to back-to-back home defeats in the league for the first time since May 2002.
In other matches on Saturday, Stoke City edged Chelsea 3-2 in a home game.
Sergio Aguero (left) scored for Manchester City but the Blues had to be contend with a 1-1 draw against Southampton in an away tie.
Luis Suarez continued with his golden form and struck for Liverpool as the Reds beat West Ham 4-1 at home. As many as three own goals were scored during the game at Anfield.