Premier League Round 3: Newcastle United vs Manchester City Match Preview & Confirmed Lineups

Newcastle United vs Manchester City

Newcastle United vs Manchester City
Newcastle United vs Manchester City
Premier League Round 3
Sun, Aug 21 2022
9:00 p.m. Indian time (UTC+5:30)
St. James' Park
Match Finished

𝗙𝗧: Newcastle 3 - 3 Man City

Newcastle XI:  
Pope, Trippier, Schar, Botman, Burn, Guimaraes, Willock, Joelinton, Almiron, Saint-Maximin, Wilson.
Manchester City
Manchester City XI: 
Ederson, Walker, Stones, Ake, Cancelo, Rodrigo, De Bruyne, Gundogan, Bernardo, Haaland, Foden.

Newcastle United, facing one of the toughest Premier League fixtures early in the season, will host reigning champions Manchester City on Sunday, 21 August 2022, at 10:30 CET. at James' Park Stadium.

Manchester City's last Premier League game saw them win 4-0 at home to Bournemouth, putting the visitors top of the table on six points, level with Arsenal by two games.

Newcastle United sits in fifth place with four points through two games. Newcastle picked up a point in their last game in the Premier League, drawing 0-0 at The American Express Community Stadium against Brighton & Hove Albion.

The previous Premier League clash between the clubs saw Manchester City win 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium last season. Raheem Sterling led City with goals in the 19th and 93rd minutes. Aymeric Laporte, Rodri, and Phil Foden were also on target.

Manchester City has been better than Newcastle of late, unbeaten in their last six Premier League games (W5 D1 L0). Newcastle is looking for their first league win in a meeting between the two clubs since January 2019. The city has outscored the Magpies 22-5 during their unbeaten run.

Digging into the statistics this season, Manchester City's most prolific player in the final third is Erling Haaland, who has scored twice, including the opening goal of the game. He is second on the list of league goalscorers in 2022/2023.

Fabian Schar and Callum Wilson have proved attacking threats for Newcastle this season. They are the team's top scorers with one goal. Schar has scored a critical first goal of the game once.

Hosts Newcastle won their only previous Premier League game at home this season. Manchester City won in their only previous league game away from the Etihad Stadium this season.

The city is looking to add to its unbeaten run in 19 away games (W15 D4 L0). The last time they lost away was August 2021 against Tottenham Hotspur. In two league games this season, Newcastle has won one and drawn one. Manchester City, meanwhile, has two wins.

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