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Last Updated: Tuesday August 17 2010 06:38 GMT

Man Utd start the season with a win against Newcastle

Wayne Rooney in action

It was always going to be tough for Newcastle, taking on Manchester United in their first game back in the Premier League.

Dimitar Berbatov scores for manchester United

Dimitar Berbatov got the first goal for United, firing the ball past Newcastle keeper Steve Harper on 33 minutes.

Darren Fletcher scores for Manchester United

Eight minutes later, Darren Fletcher doubled their lead with this close-range effort.

Ryan Giggs scores for Manchester United

Goal of the night was from Ryan Giggs, who volleyed the ball into the net from a Paul Scholes cross, with 5 minutes left.

Darren Fletcher congratulates Ryan Giggs

Ryan Giggs has now scored in every Premier League season since 1992. His goal completed a 3-0 win and a perfect start to the season for United.