David De Gea – 5
Arguably at fault for Manchester United’s first of three goals conceded. He didn’t really have too much difficult saves to make as those that needed saving were simply too good. In fairness to the Spaniard, the wet pitch didn’t help with Newcastle’s first goal.
Chris Smalling – 5
He didn’t really do much wrong, although he was outpaced a few times by Obertan and Marveaux when he was on. He also struggled to deal with the attacking movement of Cisse when he was on the left hand side.
Rio Ferdinand – 6
He was ran at a couple of times by Demba Ba and he actually got some joy against the centre back. But in general, he was solid and didn’t struggle to deal with Newcastle’s front men.
Jonny Evans – 7
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