Manchester United beat Newcastle in 4-3 thriller

  • 27 December 2012
Manchester United's Javier Hernandez scores

Man United are seven points clear in the Premier League, after a thrilling 4-3 win over Newcastle that saw United come from behind THREE times!

The Magpies' James Perch scored early on. Jonny Evans then levelled for United, before scoring an own goal.

After the break, Patrice Evra equalised for the Red Devils, only for Papiss Cisse to make it 3-2 for Newcastle.

Robin van Persie levelled things again, before Javier Hernandez secured victory in the final minute. Phew!

Image caption Sunderland's Adam Johnson celebrates his winning goal over Man City

Elsewhere, it was a busy Boxing Day in the Premier League, with nine matches.

Second-placed Manchester City lost to Sunderland 1-0, while Chelsea's 1-0 win over Norwich keeps the Blues in third spot.

Tottenham are fourth in the table, after beating Aston Villa 4-0.