Manchester City will be looking to return to winning ways in the Premier League this afternoon when they take on Newcastle United at home.
City suffered a 4-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane in the league last weekend, although they did bounce back with a 2-1 victory over Borussia Monchengladbach away from home in Germany in the Champions League Group D on Wednesday evening.
As things stand, Manuel Pellegrini’s side are second in the Premier League table with 15 points from seven matches, just a point behind leaders Manchester United.
Meanwhile, Newcastle are second from bottom in the league standings with just three points from seven games.
The Magpies have yet to win a game in the Premier League this campaign, but their performance in the 2-2 draw with Chelsea at St. James’ Park last weekend was encouraging.
Steve McClaren has only won two of his last 20 league matches as a manager with Newcastle and Derby County.
- Joe Hart
- Aleksandar Kolarov
- Eliaquim Mangala
- Nicolás Otamendi
- Pablo Zabaleta
- Kevin De Bruyne
- David Silva
- Sergio Agüero
- Raheem Sterling
Substitutes: Willy Caballero, Martín Demichelis, Bacary Sagna, Manu García, Jesús Navas, Wilfried Bony, Kelechi Iheanacho.
- Tim Krul
- Fabricio Coloccini
- Daryl Janmaat
- Kevin Mbabu
- Chancel Mbemba
- Vurnon Anita
- Yoan Gouffran
- Moussa Sissoko
- Georginio Wijnaldum
- Ayoze Pérez
- Aleksandar Mitrovic
Substitutes: Robert Elliot, Jamaal Lascelles, Michael Williamson, Siem de Jong, Florian Thauvin, Cheick Tioté, Papiss Demba Cissé.
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