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
|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
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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
|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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