Bruno Fernandes recovered from a rare penalty miss to set up a late 4-1 Premier League win for Manchester United at Newcastle United on Saturday.
The Portugal international, who had never previously failed from 12 yards for United, looked to have passed up the visitors’ best chance of victory at St James’ Park when Karl Darlow produced a magnificent stop.
That spot-kick came after Harry Maguire – fit despite a knock on international duty – cancelled out a second-minute Luke Shaw own goal, with United dominant but set to be frustrated heading into the closing stages.
A rapid counter-attack produced the breakthrough moment, though, as Fernandes picked out the top-right corner before Aaron Wan-Bissaka lashed in a third and Marcus Rashford finished the 96th-minute fourth, ensuring United bounced back from the 6-1 defeat to Tottenham with all three points.
The latest setback in Shaw’s United career had come after just 102 seconds as he toed Emil Krafth’s cross past David de Gea following a Newcastle counter.
It was a goal befitting a ragged start as United dominated without initially threatening, finding their range after 19 minutes only for Fernandes’ stunning strike to be ruled out due to an offside in the build-up.
The visitors had their leveller four minutes later, though, as captain Maguire – who missed from point-blank range at the same end of the stadium last season – headed in Juan Mata’s corner.
De Gea saved well from Allan Saint-Maximin’s piledriver, while Darlow dealt with Wan-Bissaka’s wayward cross but was then grateful to Jamaal Lascelles for a goal-line clearance from Rashford, who saw another shot parried.
Only a sublime stop from De Gea denied Callum Wilson from close range early in the second half, yet Newcastle survived an even greater scare when Jamal Lewis fouled Rashford but Darlow brilliantly repelled Fernandes’ spot-kick.
Jonjo Shelvey nodded another Maguire header away from the line moments later and Darlow came to the hosts’ rescue again with a brave block from Rashford.
It looked like that would be enough to preserve a home point until United’s late show as Fernandes applied a wonderful finish with four minutes left, before Wan-Bissaka rifled into the roof of the net and finally Rashford swept in number four with time up.
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