Newcastle Utd. face a trip to Manchester City at City of Manchester Stadium on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 77 games played, Magpies have recorded 18 wins, and Man. City have come away with 38 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2007, with Man. City running out comfortable 3 - 1 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:|
|2008/2009||Mon 20 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 2||Man. City||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.
Man. City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 25 points from their 21 games played so far, Newcastle Utd. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 23 points from their 22 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Sky Blues, as the Magpies have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Man. City||5 games since last home draw.|
|Newcastle Utd.||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.