Newcastle Utd. prepare to entertain Manchester City at St. James' Park on Monday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, having won 50 and lost only 13 of the 79 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was less than a year ago, in January 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Wed 02 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||0-2||Man. City||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Magpies's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Man. City's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Sky Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.
Newcastle Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 5 points from their 7 games thus far. Man. City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 9 points from their 7 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Magpies at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Sky Blues come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Newcastle Utd.||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Man. City||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.