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Match of the Day running order: Gary Lineker explains Man United & Newcastle positions

Match of the Day running order – Saturday March 10, 2018

It will come as no surprise that Manchester United’s win over Liverpool is first on Match of the Day tonight.

Unlike recent meetings between the two sides, there were goals and plenty of action.

Marcus Rashford scored a brace. Eric Bailly’s own goal halved the deficit. And, Manchester United fans won’t have to wait too long to enjoy their latest win over the Merseyside giants.

Rafa Benitez celebrates Newcastle win over Stoke

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND – JANUARY 01: Rafael Benitez, Manager of Newcastle United shows appreciation to the fans after the Premier League match between Stoke City and Newcastle United at Bet365 Stadium on January 1, 2018 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Newcastle are second on Match of the Day

The second game on Match of the Day is Newcastle’s 3-0 win over Southampton. A result that takes the Toon much closer to safety.

Kennedy scored twice for Newcastle and Matt Ritchie also notched for Newcastle.

Southampton now look like very likely relegation candidates.

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West Ham are third on Match of the Day

Third on Match of the Day on Saturday night is Burnley’s 3-0 win over West Ham.

This feels like a game that could have gone first considering the pitch invasions and crowd trouble at the London Stadium.

Next up is West Brom’s latest defeat, to Leicester. Then comes Chelsea’s win over Crystal Palace and Everton beating Brighton.

Last on Match of the Day is Huddersfield 0 – Swansea 0, which is anything but a bore draw. After all, Swansea had Jordan Ayew sent off early doors and the Welsh side had to hold on.

See Gary Lineker explain the Match of the Day running order on the video below.

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