Newcastle United vs Manchester City Preview, Predictions
English Premier League, England
Date: Wednesday, 27th December 2017
Kick off at 19:45 [UTC/England] Venue: St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Newcastle United is trying hard not to fall in the relegation zone, only to face constant failures. What happens when they clash with the best team in the Premier League? Will Man City manage to continue their undefeated title?
Newcastle vs Man City Possible Lineups:
Newcastle United vs Manchester City: Preview, Predictions, Lineups: Following are expected lineups and formations from both sides for their upcoming encounter in the English Premier League:
Newcastle United vs Manchester City Recent Form
Newcastle United vs Manchester City Preview, Predictions: Following is an overview of how Newcastle and Man City have performed in their recent games in the English Premier League and the EFL Cup:
All of their last five games are played in the English Premier League. In which, Newcastle United have won only one and lost rest four. Their last encounter was an away game with West Ham United, which resulted in a struggling 2-3 win for them. They were defeated by Arsenal with 1-0 score in an away game. In their home clash with Everton, Newcastle United faced yet another 0-1 defeat. They gave a tough fight to Leicester City in a home game, however, they were defeated 2-3. Newcastle’s away clash with mighty Chelsea was a thrashing 3-1 defeat for them.
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All of their last five games have resulted in consecutive wins for Manchester City. In their last home clash with Bournemouth, Man City registered a maiden 4-0 victory at home. In their second leg away game with Leicester City, the game was a 1-1 draw but Man City became a winner with first-leg lead. They dominatingly defeated Tottenham Hotspur with the 4-1 score at home. Their away clash with Swansea City was yet another maiden 0-4 win. Moreover, Manchester City also defeated Man Utd with the 1-2 score.
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Newcastle vs Man City Team News, Tactical Analysis
Newcastle United vs Manchester City Preview, Predictions, Team News: Here is some injury and suspension news coming out from both Newcastle and Man City. We will also see how this game will affect their rankings in the English Premier League:
There is only one injury that Newcastle United needs to worry about ahead of this important game. They will be missing Jesus Gamez in this encounter against Manchester City.
They are currenly on 15th rank with only 2 points ahead of Bournemouth in the relegation zone. A win is must for them in order to stay in safe zone. A victory will take them at least one position up in the points table, and keep them safe for time being.
There are a couple of issues for Man City to deal with in this clash against Newcastle United. They will miss CB John Stones, LB Benjamin Mendy due to injuries. Vincent Kompany has made a return but it is still doubtful if he will play this game or not.
They are the only unbeaten team in the League. A win will take them even further and make it harder for Chelsea and Man Utd to chase them. A defeat or draw will not affect their ranking at all. They will remain on top in any case.
Newcastle vs Man City Head to Head
- They share a long history of 137 encounters, in which, Newcastle United won 52 times, Lost 53 times and rest 33 were draws
- In their last five games, Newcastle won 1, Man City won 3 and rest 1 was a draw
Newcastle United vs Manchester City Predictions
With a nice victory earlier this week, Newcastle United finally managed to gain back their confidence by breaking their losing streak. However, their upcoming challenge is not easy to deal with. In their past encounters, no one seems to have an advantage, however, looking at their recent run, we are expecting a maiden victory for Manchester City.
Final Score 1 – 3
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