The Manchester City team was late against its host Newcastle United by two goals against a goal, in the first half of the exciting confrontation currently being held at “St James’ Park”, in the third round of the Premier League competition.
Newcastle vs Man City
Ilkay Gundogan scored the lead for Manchester City in the sixth minute of the match.
Miguel Almiron scored the equalizer for Newcastle in the 28th minute of the match, then Calum Wilson added the second goal in the 39th minute of the match.
The Manchester City line-up against Newcastle is as follows:
- Goalkeeper: Ederson
- Defense: Walker, Stones, Aki, Cancelo
- Midfield: Rodrygo, Gundogan, De Bruyne
- Forwards: Bernardo, Foden, Haaland.
Manchester City, led by coach Pep Guardiola, began the journey to defend the Premier League title, by achieving two valuable victories over West Ham and Bournemouth 2-0 and 4-0 in the first and second rounds of the Premier League.
Man City issued a severe warning to all of its rivals in the Premier League after the fiery start during the first two rounds of the championship, where they won and took the lead in the competition early with 6 points, with a goal difference from Arsenal, the runner-up.
But at the same time, City’s task against Newcastle will not be easy at all, especially since the latter succeeded in collecting 4 points from the first two rounds of the Premier League, and is arming its stadium and fans in order to disrupt the team’s heavenly train and get a positive result.