However the curse struck before the duo's triumphs were even announced, as Newcastle were beaten 3-0 by Swansea midweek, following a four-match winning run.
Newcastle are fourth in the table, largely thanks to a 100% record in November, after they beat Chelsea, Tottenham, Norwich and West Brom.
Krul, who conceded just two goals in those games, was outstanding in the 1-0 victory at Spurs and hailed the performance as a career high.
The Magpies travel to Manchester United on Saturday, three days after the champions' first defeat to Everton at Old Trafford in 21 years.
Newcastle will look to end their own hoodoo in M16, having not won at Old Trafford since 1972.