Man. City pack their bags to visit Newcastle United at St. James' Park on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sky Blues will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 50 and win only 13 of the 80 games.
The previous match played between the two at St. James' Park was within the last three years, in October 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sun 03 Oct||Man. City||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Wed 28 Jan||Man. City||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Mon 20 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 2||Man. City||PREM|
|2007/2008||Wed 02 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 2||Man. City||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Sep||Man. City||3 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 31 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 1||Man. City||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 11 Nov||Man. City||0 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
The away form of Man. City however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Sky Blues, and 5 goals against.
Newcastle Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 22 points from their 17 games so far. Man. City's total of 32 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sky Blues have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from St. James' Park with an easy victory. Away win
|Newcastle Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
|Man. City||Undefeated in last 5 away games.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.