Both Manchester United and Newcastle United have a game in hand on Tottenham Hotspur that could prove to be crucial in the race for the top four this season, and here’s who both teams have to play.

Manchester United

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As things stand, Tottenham sit in fifth place in the Premier League table with 53 points from 30 matches.

The North London side dropped points recently with draws against both Southampton and Everton, which have proved costly.

Newcastle are on a great run of form and currently occupy third place, with 56 points from 29 games. They are above Manchester United on goal difference only at this stage.

With a three-point gap separating Newcastle and Manchester United from Tottenham, there is still all to play for as we head into the final stretch of the Premier League campaign.

Looking ahead to the remaining fixtures, here is a rundown of the games in hand both Newcastle and Manchester United have to play, and when the games are likely to take place.

Newcastle United

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Newcastle United will have to play high-flying Brighton and Hove Albion as their game in hand, which will not be an easy game by any means.

The match was initially supposed to take place at the end of February but was postponed due to Newcastle’s involvement in the Carabao Cup final.

It is unclear at this stage when the rearranged fixture will take place, due to Brighton advancing to the FA Cup semi-final.

As for Manchester United, they need to play Brighton, too. However, the Red Devils know when this fixture will take place as the game has been scheduled in for Thursday May 4 at 8 pm.

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Brighton is not an easy game by any means, so both Newcastle and Manchester United will have to be at their best to make the most of their games in hand.

Hopefully, one of them slips up and we can take advantage.

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