Man Utd vs Newcastle - Carabao Cup final: TV channel, team news, lineups & prediction

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Manchester United take on Newcastle United in the final of this season's Carabao Cup.

The first major silverware of the season represents a chance for both sides to kick their new eras into gear.

Erik ten Hag's Man Utd look formidable and are in cracking form after dumping Barcelona out of the Europa League, while Eddie Howe is aiming to become the first man since Doug Livingstone in 1955 to win a major trophy for the Magpies.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of the final.

Where are Man Utd vs Newcastle playing?

  • Location: London, England
  • Stadium: Wembley Stadium
  • Date: Sunday 26 February
  • Kick-off Time: 16:30 GMT / 11:30 ET / 08:30 PT
  • Referee: David Coote
  • VAR: Peter Bankes

Man Utd vs Newcastle H2H Results (Last Five Games)

  • Man Utd: 3 wins
  • Newcastle: 0 wins
  • Draws: 2

Current Form (Last Five Games)

  • Man Utd: DWDWW
  • Newcastle: WWDDL

How to watch Man Utd vs Newcastle on TV and live stream


Television Channel/Live Stream

United Kingdom

Sky Sports Main Event/Sky Sports Football

United States




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Man Utd team news

Marcus Rashford picked up an ankle injury towards the end of Man Utd's 2-1 win over Barcelona on Thursday night, with Ten Hag revealing on Friday morning that he faces a race against time to prove his fitness.

Anthony Martial has been ruled out of the final, while Christian Eriksen and Donny van de Beek remain long-term absentees.

Man Utd predicted lineup vs Newcastle

(4-2-3-1): De Gea; Dalot, Varane, Martinez, Shaw; Casemiro, Fred; Antony, Fernandes, Sancho; Rashford.

Newcastle team news

The big talking point for Newcastle is who will replace the suspended Nick Pope, with Loris Karius almost certain to make his first appearance for the club.

Emil Krafth is still a few months away from returning to action, with Joe Willock, Joelinton and Matt Targett hoping to be fit in time to take part at Wembley.

Newcastle predicted lineup vs Man Utd

(4-3-3): Karius; Trippier, Schar, Botman, Burn; Guimaraes, Longstaff, Willock; Almiron, Wilson, Joelinton

Man Utd vs Newcastle score prediction

Where Newcastle have started to falter in recent weeks, Man Utd have gone from strength to strength and have been in formidable form since the World Cup.

If - if - Rashford is fit to play then you can imagine this final only going one way, particularly with Howe in line to select his third-choice goalkeeper.

Expect the ribbons around the trophy to be red come full-time.

Prediction: Man Utd 2-0 Newcastle