This weekend’s Premier League action begins with Newcastle United taking on Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City team in a crucial match at St. James’ Park on Saturday.
Preview of Manchester City vs. Newcastle United
Currently ranked ninth in the Premier League, Newcastle United has not played at their peak level thus far this year. The host team will be confident going into this match after easily defeating Sunderland 3-0 in the FA Cup this week.
Conversely, Manchester City, who currently hold third position in the league standings, have had a respectable season.
The Cityzens will try to duplicate their last game’s 5-0 thrashing of Huddersfield Town this coming Saturday.
Manchester City vs. Newcastle United Key and Head-to-Head Figures
Out of the 190 games played between the two teams, Manchester City has won 76, while Newcastle United has won 73. This gives Manchester City a small advantage over Newcastle United.In their previous 32 Premier League games against Manchester City, Newcastle United has only triumphed once. That victory came at home in 2019 by a score of 2-1.
Manchester City vs. Newcastle United Forecast
Manchester City, who have been playing better lately, will want to capitalize on their strong performance this coming weekend. Players that have emerged this season, such as Phil Foden and Julian Alvarez, will try to leave their imprint in this matchup.
This season, Newcastle United has fallen short of expectations, thus they will need to perform at their highest level to have any chance of winning. Given their current superiority, Manchester City ought to be able to prevail in this match.
Prediction: Newcastle United 1-3 Manchester City