Confirmed: Manchester City v Newcastle United lineups

Manchester City Etihad 2

Manchester City and Newcastle United face each other at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League this afternoon…

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.

Man City lineup

Starting:

  • Joe Hart
  • Aleksandar Kolarov
  • Eliaquim Mangala
  • Nicolás Otamendi
  • Pablo Zabaleta
  • Kevin De Bruyne
  • Fernandinho
  • Fernando
  • David Silva
  • Sergio Agüero
  • Raheem Sterling

Substitutes: Willy Caballero, Martín Demichelis, Bacary Sagna, Manu García, Jesús Navas, Wilfried Bony, Kelechi Iheanacho.

Newcastle lineup

Starting:

  • 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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