Manchester City vs Newcastle United in the English Premier League: Everything you want to know

19 August 2023 - 5:59 pm

The heavenly team, led by veteran coach Pep Guardiola, is preparing for the strong confrontation that brings it together with Newcastle United in the Premier League competitions this evening, Saturday, at ten o’clock in the evening Saudi Arabia and Egypt, eight o’clock in the evening universal time, eleven o’clock in Abu Dhabi time.

City enters the meeting with high spirits after it managed to achieve the European Super title last Wednesday at the expense of Sevilla club through penalty kicks after the match ended in a goalless draw.

City aspires to take advantage of the land factor, the crowd, and the high morale of the players in order to achieve the three match points against the stubborn team, “Newcastle United.”

It is noteworthy that Newcastle managed to sweep Aston Villa in the first round of the championship competitions with five goals to one, while City was able to defeat Burnley club with three clean goals.

And Pep Guardiola’s squad for that fiery match against Newcastle United came as follows:

Goalkeeper Ederson.
Defense line Akanji, Walker, Guardiol, Aki.
Midfield: Foden, Rodri, Kovacic.
Attack Haaland, Grealich, Alvarez.

Man City vs Newcastle United

Newcastle United is at the top of the competition standings table with 3 points, while Manchester City ranks third, equal to the opponent with the same balance, and runner-up Brighton.

And Man City lost only one of their last 31 Premier League matches against Newcastle, winning 25 and drawing 5, when they fell 2-1 at St James Park in January 2019.

Man City also won the last 14 home matches in the English Premier League against Newcastle, scoring 48 goals and conceding only seven goals, and it is considered the longest winning streak for the Citizens at home and the longest loss for Newcastle away from home against a specific team in their history in the league.

Also, Manchester City scored in each of the last 29 Premier League matches against Newcastle, which is a record for one team against another in the competition. Moreover, City have scored in each of their last 16 Premier League games against Newcastle United, also a joint record in the competition.