Newcastle Utd. prepare to entertain Manchester City at St. James' Park on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, having won 50 and lost only 12 of the 78 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was less than a year ago, in March 2007, with Man. City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Magpies in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Sep||Man. City||3 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 31 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||0-1||Man. City||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 11 Nov||Man. City||0 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Wed 01 Feb||Man. City||3 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 24 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
|2004/2005||Wed 02 Feb||Man. City||1 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 24 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||4 - 3||Man. City||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While Magpies have scored 9, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
Man. City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Sky Blues have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 26 points from their 20 games played so far, Man. City find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 36 points they have accumulated from 20 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Newcastle Utd. only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw
|Newcastle Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Man. City||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.