The story of the day as Newcastle United are well beaten at Manchester City

Newcastle United travel to the Etihad this evening to take on Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City.

Saturday, 26th December 2020, 10:51 pm

This Premier League clash starts a killer run for the Magpies which sees Liverpool and Leicester City arrive at St James’s Park in the next two top flight matchdays.

Can Steve Bruce & Co put their Carabao Cup shame behind them with a performance in the North West? Follow every kick here, with action, reaction and expert analysis from writers Miles Starforth and Liam Kennedy. Click refresh and scroll down for the latest...

Newcastle United travel to Manchester City this evening, kick off at the Etihad is 8pm.

Man City v Newcastle United LIVE: Action & reaction from the Etihad

Last updated: Saturday, 26 December, 2020, 19:28

  • FT Man City 2 (Gundogan 14, Torres 55) Newcastle United 0
  • Newcastle United XI: Darlow, Yedlin, Schar, Fernandez, Clark, Ritchie (Lewis 66), Hayden, M Longstaff, Murphy, Almiron (Gayle 81), Joelinton (Carroll 71).

Who’s nursing a hangover then?

We’ve just the tonic eeerrrm, well, sort of.

Newcastle United are back in Premier League action this evening, but it’s a trip to Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City on the agenda after the Magpies’ Carabao Cup debacle in midweek.

Miles Starforth is at the Etihad tonight with Liam Kennedyon blog duty on Tyneside. 

So follow every kick, potentially through your fingers, in our LIVE blog.

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Our man is in place...

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