The snow and ice blanketing Tyneside never melted all day while the evening temperature dipped well below freezing point but Newcastle remained far too hot for Manchester United to handle.
Although ultimately only Anthony Gordon’s second half goal separated the pair, the narrow scoreline fails to reflect either the superiority of Eddie Howe’s players or the indifference of their often directionless guests.
Written by Louise Taylor at St James’ Park
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