And the good news is that striker Wayne Rooney will miss the game on Saturday, after picking up his fifth booking of the season in last night’s 1-0 defeat to Everton – but let’s not read too much into that.
Wayne Rooney in action against Newcastle – not on Saturday
For one thing Robin van Persie will probably be returning form his groin strain and Manchester United have a number of players that can put the ball into the back of the net.
And remember Swansea were without their two best strikers in Michu and Wilfried Bony last night, but still put three past Newcastle, and to think the Swans had only one win in their previous eight games in all competitions before last night’s game – and that was also their third game in six days too.
And remember that game at home to Liverpool when spirits were high because Lois Suarez had been suspended, and that gave us a big chance to win that game for the second season running?
Now my arm has started to hurt again just thinking about that game, when we conceded a massive six goals at St. James’ Park.
So Wayne Rooney being missing on Saturday may not be such a big advantage to Newcastle, or maybe the more accurate way of putting it – is that it is an advantage, but we never seem to cash in on these types of opportunities – like last night for example.
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