United Predictions v Newcastle: The winner is...

Tuesday 14 September 2021 12:00

For the fourth consecutive match, a record number of fans made United Predictions as the game within our official app continues to grow in popularity.

The premise is simple: tell us your starting XI, formation, first goalscorer, correct score and Man of the Match for the chance to win some top prizes this campaign.

A signed shirt goes to the fan who earns the most points from each fixture and, so far, we've posted them out to three supporters:

Juan Cardenas from Colombia (v Leeds)
Theophilus Asamoah Gyapong from Ghana (v Southampton)
Natnael Fitsum from Eritrea (v Wolves)

Without further ado, it gives us great pleasure to crown Shin Hoang from Australia as our latest United Predictions champion. 

At just nine years old, the young Red performed amazingly by registering a perfect score of 125 points - which means he correctly named the starting XI, formation, Cristiano Ronaldo as our first scorer, a 4-1 win and CR7 as Man of the Match.

How many points did you score? Scroll down to see what the majority of supporters predicted...

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51% = Cristiano Ronaldo
24% = Mason Greenwood
14% = Bruno Fernandes

Congratulations to that huge majority of fans who backed CR7 to score first. 

The Portuguese tapped home from close range at the end of the first half and doubled his tally after the break, on a memorable day at Old Trafford.

31% = United 3 Newcastle 0
19% = United 4 Newcastle 0
14% = United 3 Newcastle 1

We can confirm that seven per cent of fans predicted a 4-1 win over Newcastle and it was the fifth most-popular result.

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Access All Areas: United 4 Newcastle 1

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46% = Cristiano Ronaldo
25% = Bruno Fernandes
13% = Paul Pogba

CR7 was the overwhelming winner in our poll on matchday, by receiving 85 per cent of votes cast by supporters, followed by Pogba on five per cent and Fernandes on four per cent.


Don't forget to play the game for our Champions League group-stage opener, which kicks off at the earlier time of 17:45 BST. 

Make your predictions now.

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