NEW vs MAN CITY: Team news, H2H, Prediction, Probable XI

Newcastle United will host Manchester City in their next Premier League on Saturday at the St James Park, here are facts you need to know ahead of the clash.TEAM NEWS:NEWCASTLE UNITED:The Magpies will be without their captain Jamaal Lascelles due to knee injury, while Matt Ritchie remains on the sidelines after an operation on his ankle.MANCHESTER CITY:Oleksandr Zinchenko is out of the clash against Newcastle due to knee injury as well as Leroy Sane and Aymeric Laporte, Sergio Aguero is forced out with a thigh injury he picked against Chelsea in their last Premier League clash.Bernardo Silva is expected to return to the line up after serving his one-game suspension.HEAD TO HEAD:Newcastle actually lead the head-to-head record 72 wins to City’s 68, while there have also been 39 draws between the two teams.As mentioned, the Magpies ran out 2-1 winners in the reverse match last season, while the two teams played out a 1-1 draw at St James’ Park in April 2016.Manchester City has a recent away win over Newcastle in the Premier League to their name, though, with Sterling scoring in a 1-0 success in December 2017.Between January 2009 and October 2015, the Citizens won 12 straight Premier League matches against the Magpies.RECENT FORMNEWCASTLE UNITED:Steve Bruce’s men have really endured a tough time in the Premier League this season, they are on the 14th positions on the Premier League log and in their last five games they won just two, drew one and suffered a defeat.MANCHESTER CITY:The Premier League champions have been in an unsteady form this season, they have struggled to get the result as they did in previous season s in their last five games they won two, drew two and lost one.POSSIBLE LINE-UPS:NEWCASTLE UNITED : Dubravka; Yedlin, Fernandez, Clark, Dummett, Willems; Almiron, S Longstaff, Shelvey, Saint-Maximin; JoelintonMANCHESTER CITY: Ederson; Cancelo, Fernandinho, Stones, Mendy; Gundogan, Rodri, De Bruyne; Sterling, Jesus, BernardoPREDICTION:Newcastle United 1-3 Manchester City.

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