FootyMAD's Newcastle United match preview

Last updated : 28 September 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester City v Newcastle United fixture

Man. City prepare to entertain Newcastle United at City of Manchester Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 76 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 37 wins, and Newcastle Utd. have come away with 18 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was less than a year ago, in November 2006, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 31 MarNewcastle Utd.0 - 1Man. CityPREM
2006/2007Sat 11 NovMan. City0-0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2005/2006Wed 01 FebMan. City3 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 24 SepNewcastle Utd.1 - 0Man. CityPREM
2004/2005Wed 02 FebMan. City1 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sun 24 OctNewcastle Utd.4 - 3Man. CityPREM
2003/2004Sat 01 MayMan. City1 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 4 to 3.

Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Magpies's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Man. City sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 13 points from their 7 games. Newcastle Utd. find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 11 points they have accumulated from 6 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. City63127610
Newcastle Utd.63128610

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Newcastle Utd. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Sky Blues in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Man. City Won 4 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Newcastle Utd. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.