01 December 2019 01:28
What term do you want to search? Search with google Manchester City will be looking for a convincing win over Newcastle today as they bid to shake off their recent mini-blip. The Premier League champions have won just one game from their last four fixtures and have failed to keep a clean sheet since late October. Anything but a win this afternoon would be disastrous to their hopes of retaining the title as they give chase to league-toppers Liverpool. Download the new Indpendent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Newcastle, meanwhile, sit in 14th with 15 points to their name – five above the relegation zone.
Steve Bruce's men head into the fixture on the back of a 2-0 defeat by Aston Villa last Monday night. Fantasy Premier League tips: Gameweek 14 Show all 10 left Created with Sketch. right Created with Sketch. Shape Created with Sketch. Fantasy Premier League tips: Gameweek 14 1/10 Dele Alli Opponent: Bournemouth (H) Ownership: 1.8% Getty Images 1/10 Dele Alli Opponent: Bournemouth (H) Ownership: 1.3% Getty Images 2/10 Andy Robertson Opponent: Brighton (H) Ownership: 22.0% Getty Images 3/10 Danny Ings Opponent: Watford (H) Ownership: 4.0% Getty Images 4/10 Christian Pulisic Opponent: West Ham (H) Ownership: 13.4% Getty Images 5/10 Serge Aurier Opponent: Bournemouth (H) Ownership: 3.1% Getty Images 6/10 Nick Pope Opponent: Crystal Palace (H) Ownership: 15.3% Getty Images 7/10 Fikayo Tomori Opponent: West Ham (H) Ownership: 8.6% Getty Images 8/10 Ayoze Perez Opponent: Everton (H) Ownership: 8.6% Getty Images 9/10 Son Heung-Min Opponent: Bournemouth (H) Ownership: 11.5% Getty Images 10/10 Gabriel Jesus Opponent: Newcastle (A) Price: £9.5m Ownership: 1.8% Getty Images Can I stream it?
With so much at stake, the reigning champions can't afford any slip-ups, so expect to see a well-drilled and polished City run out today. When push comes to shove, Guardiola's men simply have too much quality for the Magpies. Newcastle 0-3 Manchester City Newcastle are looking to extend their unbeaten run at St James' Park to six Premier League games. A win for the Magpies today would also see them move into the top half of the table. Third-placed Manchester City are aiming for a fifth win in six league fixtures.
"We have to get close to Leicester first of all and then, after that, Liverpool. The target, when you play every three days, is the next one." Morning and welcome to our live blog coverage of Newcastle United vs Manchester City from St James' Park. Steve Bruce's Magpies are looking to bounce back from the disappointing defeat and performance against Aston Villa, but they don't come much harder than Pep Guardiola's Premier League champions. City are missing key striker Sergio Aguero, but still have plenty of top talent in their ranks. Newcastle are still without Matt Ritchie, while DeAndre Yedlin is a doubt today. We'll have team news, build up, match latest, reaction and analysis from Lee Ryder and Ciaran Kelly at St James'. MANCHESTER CITY are back in Premier League action as they head to St James Park to face Newcastle. Pep Guardiola's champions go back to winning ways against Chelsea last weekend but can't afford another slip-up as they look to reel in Liverpool at the summit. Steve Bruce's Toon were chasing a third-straight league win on Monday against Villa but were disappointing in a 2-0 loss. Follow live updates from the North East here...