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Manchester City vs Newcastle: Preview, Team News and Prediction

A big match awaits.

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Manchester City face a tough test away vs Newcastle United.

The Premier League is rolling and we continue the quest for the quad of PL’s.

Venue: St. James’ Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Time and Date: Saturday 13 January 2024, Kickoff at 17:30 GMT, 12.30 pm (EST, USA)

Referee: Chris Kavanagh.

Assistants: Simon Bennett, Neil Davies.

Fourth official: Tim Robinson.

VAR: Peter Bankes.

Assistant VAR: Simon Long.

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Preview + Form

A tricky matchup, but one has to back City continue the winning ways and being at a better spot than they were and on an upward trend.

For Newcastle, a good win in the cup will help and even with injuries will prove a tough out for City.

The key battle will be the forwards chosen vs an injured defense on the other side. An interesting matchup is in tow. Can Alvarez get a goal?

Which team will come out in front?

Team News

City’s side have Haaland, Akanji and Stones as doubtful.

NUFC have Wilson, Anderson, Barnes, Murphy, Manquillo, Willock, Targett, Pope and Tonelli all doubtful, out or suspended.

Prediction

Manchester City 2-1 Newcastle United