Man Utd player ratings from confidence-boosting win over Newcastle

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Bruno Fernandes made amends for a penalty miss with a superb finish as Manchester United left it late to surge to victory at Newcastle.

Fernandes capped a superb 86th-minute attack by clipping the ball inside the far post after earlier seeing his spot-kick saved by Karl Darlow, his first miss in a United shirt after 10 successful attempts.

The visitors, who had trailed through Luke Shaw's early own goal and got themselves level courtesy of Harry Maguire's 23rd-minute header, wrapped up a 4-1 win in stoppage time with a rocket from full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka and a well-deserved goal for Marcus Rashford.

It was no more than they were due after piling the pressure on their hosts for much of a contest which looked to be heading for a draw until the late display of fireworks.

Here, we rate the players on both sides…

Newcastle United

Darlow 8

Stunning penalty save plus two good stops from Mata and Rashford

Karl Darlow saved Bruno Fernandes' penalty
(Image: Offside via Getty Images)

Krafth 7

Swede's cross was deflected in for the opener then had to defend

Fernandez 6

Got in some key blocks as United dominated possession and got shots in

Lascelles 7

Cleared of the line from Rashford on a busy evening stemming the red tide

Lewis 6

Clipped Rashford to concede a penalty but was assured on the ball

Hayden 7

Screened the defence and tried to be destructive in the face Fernandez

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Joelinton 6

Worked the right side of midfield well and kept the tactical shape

Hendrick 6

Gets through a lot of running and is always in thick of action

Shelvey 6

Cleared off the line from Maguire's header and played a short range game

Saint-Maximin 7

Hit the post with a cracking shot and showed some sublime dribbling skill

Allan Saint-Maximin loves a dribble
(Image: PA)

Wilson 6

Worked the front line alone well despite being isolated and lacking service

Man United

De Gea 7

Didn't react to react deflection off Shaw but great save from Wilson

Wan-Bissaka 7

Played very advanced and smashed home his first ever goal for the club

Lindeloff 6

Man-marked Callum Wilson and competed well without looking in trouble

Maguire 7

A towering header for equaliser to give the under fire England man some cheer

(Image: POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Shaw 6

Horror moment two minutes in when his attempt at a block flew in for OG

McTominey 6

Rattled by Newcastle's snappy midfield and couldn't get a grip of game

Fred 6

Steady in the holding role, nothing special, but shielded well

Mata 6

Some decent probing around the box and forced good save from Darlow

Fernandes 7

Penalty miss his first in 11 efforts, but grabbed a late winner with brilliant finish

Bruno Fernandes curled home United's second
(Image: Getty Images)

James 6

Neat exchanges on the edge of the box but bad foul on Saint-Maximin

Rashford 7

Caused trouble with his pace running in behind and won a penalty

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