Newcastle United vs Manchester City: Newcastle set to face the leader Manchester City at their home, it is their 20th Premier League. After many losses, today’s host had a win over West Ham on Sunday. They lost eight games and drawn one in their last 10 Premier League games.
Also, they lost their four home matches in this league fixtures so far. Recently, in last five matches, they lost against Chelsea, Leicester City, Everton, and Arsenal in the Premier League competition.
The opponent of today’s host, the City have won 17 consecutive league matches, in that, they won eight games at their home. In this league, they played 19 games so far and won 18 matches. They need two more consecutive wins to beat the longer winning streak of Bayern Munich in Europe.
Munich had earned 19 wins in a row during the 2013-14 season under Pep Guardiola. In the last 12 matches of City, they scored at least two goals or more. In the last five matches, they won over Manchester United, Swansea City, Spurs, Leicester City, and Bournemouth.
Final score: 0-1 [Manchester City won the game]
These two teams have met each other early, Newcastle had a win in October 2014 in the League Cup. Also, a match which recently ended with the result of the 1-1 draw in the last season. The other three of last five meets have won by the Manchester City. The leader of this season can set a new club record of 20 unbeaten league games against a specific opponent.
The game between Newcastle United vs Manchester City will kick-off on 19:45 at St. James’ Park in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Manchester City starting XI vs Newcastle United: Ederson, Walker, Kompany, Otamendi, Danilo, Gundogan, Fernandinho, De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, Sterling, Agüero.
Subs: Bravo, Mangala, Adarabioyo, Touré, Sané, Brahim Diaz, G. Jesus.