A stunning strike from 19-year-old Matty Longstaff on his Premier League debut was the difference as Newcastle picked up a priceless victory on Sunday and piled further pressure on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
After an early Newcastle flurry, the game took on a predictably sluggish turn, as two sides in concerning form went head to head, perhaps concerned about an early goal compounding their misery.
The closest thing to a chance inside the opening half hour came from the younger of the Longstaff brothers, as Matty – looking to make an impression on his Premier League debut – rattled the crossbar with a stinging long-range effort.
Newcastle midfielder Matty Longstaff stunned Manchester United.
Longstaff, who is 19-years-old, celebrates in front of the Newcastle faithful having given the hosts the lead on Sunday
The Newcastle youngster struck the ball into the back of the net from outside the area after being passed to by Jetro Willems