United had won their last two matches against Newcastle and at half time it seemed to be heading that way before goals from Newcastle players Wijnaldum,Mitrovic and Dummet sent Newcastle's home ground into splinters.
Wayne Rooney scored the first goal via a well deserved penalty before youngster Jesse Lingard doubled the scoreline in the 38th minute but goals from Wijnaldum and Aleksandr Mitrovic in the next 40 minutes ensured that the last twenty minutes was action packed and filled with frantic moments.
Other EPL Results
-Bournemouth 1-3 West Ham. Eddie Howe's men were shocked at home by West Ham who demolished Bournemouth in this four goal thriller.
-Aston Villa 1-0 Crystal Palace. Aston Villa boosted their survival hopes with a well fought and dogged performance that ensured they picked up all three points against a high flying Crystal Palace.