History of the Manchester City v Newcastle United fixture
Manchester City prepare to entertain Newcastle United at Eastlands on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, having won 40 and lost only 16 of the 77 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Eastlands was just last season, in November 2011, with Manchester City running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 15 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 3||Man. City||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Sun 06 May||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 2||Man. City||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Sat 19 Nov||Man. City||3-1||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|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|
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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. In this time, Sky Blues have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 2.
In complete contrast to Manchester City, Newcastle United are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Magpies have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Manchester City's total of 53 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Newcastle United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 27 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Manchester City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Sky Blues. Home win
|Manchester City||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Newcastle United||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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