Manchester United are back in third following their 2-nil win against Nottingham Forest at the City Ground on Sunday.
United managed to squeeze two goals beyond Forest’s goalkeeper Kaylor Navas.
United’s Antony tapped in his first Premier League goal since October as the opener after 32 minutes of play, and Diogo Dalot also got his first PL goal for United.
The Reds will now move three points above Newcastle who suffered a 3-0 loss away to Aston Villa on Saturday.
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Manchester United have now acquired 59 points, one higher than all the points they achieved last campaign.
Their Europa League quarter-final away to Sevilla on Thursday will be a tricky one as they are both tied 2-2.
Marco Asensio came off the bench to give Real Madrid a TWO goal advantage when the teams meet again in the second leg at Stamford Bridge.