Javier Hernandez scored in the dying minutes to give Manchester United the 4-3 win over Newcastle United.
Manchester United fell behind three times at home to Newcastle, which hasn’t won away to the Red Devils since 1972. But each time the home side fought back, with Mexican Hernandez playing a large role alongside Robin Van Persie in attack.
Hernandez, who played the full 90, was thwarted on several occasions before his game winner, a cool finish off a Michael Carrick feed with time running out.
The victory lifted the Red Devils a full seven points clear of second place Manchester City, after the cross town rival dropped its Boxing Day match at Sunderland.
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