Man City face a trip to 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 48 and win only 11 of the 75 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2003, with Newcastle Utd. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 May||Man City||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 22 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 0||Man City||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 18 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 0||Man City||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 24 Aug||Man City||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sun 17 Feb||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Man City||FAC|
|2000/2001||Sat 24 Feb||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 1||Man City||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 30 Sep||Man City||0 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 5 conceded.
Man City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.
Newcastle Utd.'s 13 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position. Man City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 11 points from their 9 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Magpies, as the Sky Blues have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Newcastle Utd.||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
|Man City||No sequences of note|