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Newcastle United FC

vs.

Manchester United FC

Barclays Premier League, Week 20
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
2000 GMT (1400 CST)
Sports Direct Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne

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English viewers: Sky Sports 1
US viewers: Fox Soccer Channel/Fox Deportes

NUFC: Krul | Simpson, Williamson, Coloccini (c), Santon | Raylor, Tiote, Cabaye, Jonas | Shola, Ba
Subs: Harper, Perch, Vuckic, Obertan, Ben Arfa, Sammy, Best

MUFC: Lindegaard | Valencia, Ferdinand, Jones, Evra | Park, Carrick, Giggs, Nani | Rooney, Berbatov
Subs: De Gea, Anderson, Hernandez, Welbeck, Rafael, Pogba
Newcastle United FC

Currently: 7th place, 8-6-5, 30 pts

Out: Danny Guthrie (groin), Sylvain Marveaux (groin), Peter Lovenkrands (calf), Steven Taylor (Achilles')

Probable: Gabriel Obertan (toe)

Projected XI: Krul | Simpson, Williamson, Coloccini, RTaylor | Obertan, Tiote, Cabaye, Jonas | Best, Ba

Projected Subs: Elliot, Santon, Perch, Vuckic, Shola, Sammy, Ben Arfa

Manchester United FC

Currently: 2nd place, 14-3-2, 45 points

Out: Michael Owen (thigh), Tom Cleverly (foot/ankle), Bebe (Knee), Vidic (knee), D Fletcher (bowel condition)

Projected XI: De Gea | Rafael, Ferdinand, Jones, Evra | Nani, Carrick, Park, Valencia | Rooney, Chicharito

Projected subs: Lindegaard, Young, Evans, Gibson, Fabio, Giggs, Wellbeck