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Now United manager, David Moyes, unable to call on England striker, Wayne Rooney, because of a toe problem, can take his squad to Germany with extra belief for the return leg of the quarter-final with Bayern

Yohan Cabaye’s goal just after the hour gave Newcastle their first victory at Old Trafford since 1972 and consigned United to back-to-back home defeats in the league for the first time since May 2002

The Magpies can boast a 100% record in November after four successive victories under Alan Pardew and with the hectic and often decisive festive period coming up United are very much in with a shout of at least challenging for a Europa League spot

The Nigerian international caused problems for the Canaries defence throughout his 73 minutes on the pitch, and played a huge part in Gouffran’s strike, starting the move deep inside his own half before racing into the box to head goalwards, which City keeper, John Ruddy, spilled

The Newcastle danger man, who banged in a goal on his home debut against the Flames of Malawi in Calabar, Cross River State, will be hoping for more goals as the African Champions set out for the kill against the Walyas Antelopes of Ethiopia

Newcastle boss, Alan Pardew, said: “The most worrying thing about the game is that it looks like Shola has hurt his arm and is now off for an X-ray. Right now, I don’t know how bad he is. It’s not a position (striker) we can lose someone right now