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NEW vs MCI Dream11 Prediction for Newcastle United vs Manchester City Premier League Live Score Fantasy Football Team Tips & Dream11 Team

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NEW vs MCI Dream11 Prediction: Newcastle United and Manchester City will clash against each other in a Premier league fixture on Sunday. The Magpies put up an encouraging display against Liverpool over the midweek, but came up short, losing 3-1. Newcastle United are placed on the 19th spot in the league table, and are three points off safety with one extra game played.

Manchester City are flying at the moment, as they secured their sixth consecutive league win. They thrashed Leeds United, 7-0 at home over the midweek to stay atop of the Premier League table.

Date: 19 December, Sunday
Kick-Off: 7:30 PM (IST)
Venue: St. James Park

Premier League Table

Manchester City| 1st ; Newcastle United| 19th

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Recent Form (League)
Manchester City: WWWWW
Newcastle United : LLWDL

Head to Head

Four of the last five meetings between the two sides have resulted in wins for Manchester City. Only game has has resulted in a draw. Their last meeting was an entertaining 4-3 win for Manchester City.

NEW vs MCI Dream11 Prediction Details

Newcastle United News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Paul Dummett, Federico Fernandez and Jamal Lewis are injury concerns for the hosts.
  • There are no suspensions

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Newcastle will lineup in a 4-5-1 formation against Manchester City.
  • Dubravka keeps his place in goal for Newcastle United.
  • Matt Ritchie replaces injured, Jamal Lewis at left-back position.
  • Ryan Fraser and Jacob Murphy start on left and right midfield respectively.
  • Isaac Hayden and J. Shelvey start as the holding midfielders.
  • A. Saint Maximin starts again as the striker for the hosts, with Joelinton slotting behind him as an attacking midfielder.

Newcastle United Starting XI (Likely)

M. Dubravka
F. Schar
J. Lascelles
Murphy
M. Ritchie
J. Manquillo
J. Shelvey
I. Hayden
A. Saint Maximin
R. Fraser
Joelinton

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Manchester City News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Ferran Torres is ruled out due to injury, as Bernardo Silva remains a doubt.
  • There are no suspensions for the visitors.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Manchester City will revert back to the usual 4-3-3 formation.
  • Ederson starts between the sticks for the visitors.
  • Nathan Ake returns to the lineup, and replaces Aymeric Laporte. Ruben Dias will be the other centre back.
  • Joao Cancelo starts at right back after coming back from a one match suspension, whereas, O. Zinchenko starts at left-back.
  • Rodri, Gundogan and Kevin de Bruyne will form the midfield for Manchester City.
  • Riyad Mahrez starts on the right wing, with Jack Grealish coming in from the left.
  • Raheem Sterling returns to the starting lineup, as Phil Foden drops to the bench.

Manchester City Starting XI (Likely)

Ederson
Joao Cancelo
Ruben Dias
Nathan Ake
Zinchenko 
Kevin de Bruyne
Rodri
Gundogan
Raheem Sterling
Jack Grealish
Riyad Mahrez

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Newcastle United vs Manchester City Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Kevin De Bruyne rediscovered his form in the routing of Leeds United on Wednesday. The Belgian could create havoc against a fragile Newcastle United defence on Sunday.

Games Played 6
Goals 4
Shot on Target 8
Assists 0
Pass Accuracy 82
Completed Passes 331
Successful Tackles 10
Tackle Accuracy 71

Joao Cancelo returns to the starting lineup on Sunday. The Portuguese has been one of the standout players this season, delivering assists from right back. A clean sheet for Manchester City is also on the cards.

Games Played 16
Goals 1
Shot on Target 13
Assists 3
Pass Accuracy 86
Completed Passes 1157
Successful Tackles 34
Tackle Accuracy 63

 

Differential Pick

Gundogan is expected to start against Newcastle United, after providing two assists against Leeds. The German midfielder has a tendency of scoring goals often, and could be a differential pick.

 

GK: Ederson
DEF: R. Dias, J. Cancelo, J. Lascelles
MID: K. De Bruyne, Gundogan, J. Shelvey, I. Hayden
FOR: R. Sterling, R. Mahrez, A. Saint Maximin

 

Who will win today’s football match?

  • Manchester City are the odds on favorite to win the battle against Newcastle United.
  • Newcastle United defended deep against Liverpool, and will have to do the same against a ruthless City attack.
  • We will go for a City win in this fixture.

Match Odds: 

Manchester City: 3/16
Newcastle United: 19/1

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