Matt Ritchie celebrating his goal against Manchester United. Picture: AFP.

Newcastle United pulled a stunner with a late, late goal that gave them a victory in Sunday’s game against Manchester United.

Jose Mourinho and his Manchester United side could find no way around a disciplined Newcastle side and solidifying the boogey venue that the St James Park has become for Mourinho.

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The match ended 1-0 in favour of the home side after a 65th-minute winner by Matt Ritchie.

With the loss and the Manchester City 5-1 over Leicester City on Saturday, Manchester United are now 16 points behind the leaders with just 11 games to go.

The victory hands Newcastle their first home win since October and takes them out of the relegation to 13th on the premier league table.