Newcastle United v Manchester City Preview

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Newcastle United v Manchester City Preview



Rafa Benitez
Rafa Benitez vows to fight on

Rafa’s men need three points more than Donald Trump needs a hair transplant!

But this is an important game at both ends of the table. Newcastle are fighting for their lives, while Pellegrini’s men are scrapping it out with their city neighbours and Arsenal for that all important final Champions League spot.

City are unbeaten in 18 league games against Newcastle, but tonight could be the night they come unstuck. Newcastle, will be buoyed from their 3-0 victory against Swansea and will be looking for back-to-back league wins for only the second time this season.

With Kompany still out, Newcastle will fancy their chances of scoring,

Facts to impress your mates

  • Newcastle have kept two clean sheets in their past 18 league games
  • City have not conceded in any of their past three away matches in the Premier League
  • Aguero has scored 99 Premier League goals in 146 Premier League games. If he scores in this game, he will be the second-quickest to score 100 goals in the competition after Alan Shearer (124 appearances).

Best tips from the site

Wincast – Andros Townsend to score and Newcastle United to win would net you £150 from a tenner. Good shout, @tomgooday, worth a dabble.

The best accumulator tip we’ve found is this one from @StefaniDuncan that includes – Sergio Agüero to score two or more goals

Good luck, team. See you when you’re older.