Manchester United’s woes continued with a 1-0 defeat at St James Park to Steve Bruce’s Newcastle United with 19-year-old Matty Longstaff scoring the winner.
Manchester United failed to register a single shot on target as they stretched their winless away run to 10 matches against AZ Alkmaar in the Europa League.
How the mighty have fallen as this was a pale imitation of some the previous blockbuster clashes in the Ferguson-Wenger era.
Scott McTominay’s first half injury time rocket was cancelled out by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s goal after Harry Maguire played the Gabon striker onside.
Manchester United scraped through to the fourth round of the Carabao Cup by the skin of their teeth.