FM Preview: Manchester City v Newcastle United 19 Nov 2011

Last updated : 18 November 2011

Footymad preview History of the Manchester City v Newcastle United fixture

Manchester City prepare to entertain Newcastle United at City of Manchester Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, having won 40 and lost only 18 of the 79 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was just last season, in October 2010, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sun 26 Dec Newcastle Utd. 1 - 3 Man. City Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 03 Oct Man. City 2-1 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2008/2009 Wed 28 Jan Man. City 2 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2008/2009 Mon 20 Oct Newcastle Utd. 2 - 2 Man. City Premier League
2007/2008 Wed 02 Jan Newcastle Utd. 0 - 2 Man. City Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 29 Sep Man. City 3 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2006/2007 Sat 31 Mar Newcastle Utd. 0 - 1 Man. City Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Manchester City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Sky Blues, with 4 goals against.

The Magpies have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Magpies, and 5 goals against.

Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 11 games giving them a return of 31 points.

Newcastle United's total of 25 points from their 11 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester City 6 6 0 0 22 7 18
Newcastle United 6 4 1 1 13 9 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Manchester City may be coming up against a decent side in Newcastle United, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Sky Blues. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester City Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 8 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Newcastle United 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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