Newcastle United plays Manchester City at St James’ Park on Sunday at 9:00 AM ET in the Premier League, with the action broadcast on NBC Sports Networks. Manchester City currently has 41 points, and is first in the league table. Newcastle has 10 points, and is in 19th place.
The Magpies are in desperate need of a boost after a deeply disappointing first half of the season, while Guardiola’s men are riding high at the top
Match Day: Sunday, December 19, 2021
Match Time: 9:00 AM ET
TV: NBC Sports Networks
Stadium: St James’ Park
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Newcastle United will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome Manchester City to St James’ Park for Sunday’s Premier League clash.
Eddie Howe’s side are deep in a relegation battle as they sit second to bottom with only 10 points to their name from the opening 17 league fixtures, although they do boast a respectable recent home record against City.
The champions have failed to win three of their last six matches at this ground but come into this game in high spirits after making it seven consecutive league victories with a 7-0 demolition of Leeds on Tuesday.
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Newcastle and Manchester City Stats
Manchester City is second in the Premier League in goals scored (40 in 17 matches), and Newcastle is 20th in goals conceded (37 in 17).
Newcastle is 13th in the Premier League offensively (1.1 goals per match), and Manchester City is first defensively (0.5 conceded per match).
Manchester City’s goal differential (+31) is second in the league.
Newcastle’s goal differential (-19) is 19th in the league.
Manchester City Key Players
Manchester City is led by Bernardo Silva, who has seven goals in 17 games (fifth in league).
Raheem Sterling is Manchester City’s second-leading scorer, with four goals in 16 league games.
Manchester City’s leader in assists is Gabriel Jesus, who has six (on 12 chances created) in 16 league appearances.
Newcastle Key Players
Newcastle is led by Callum Wilson, with six goals in 13 games (11th in league).
Allan Saint-Maximin is Newcastle’s No. 2 scorer with three goals (on 20 shots, 1.2 per game) in 17 league appearances.
Saint-Maximin is Newcastle’s assist leader, with three in 17 games (15th in league).