Newcastle vs Manchester City: How to watch, team news, head-to-head, odds, prediction and everything you need to know

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Newcastle United take on Manchester City this weekend in the Premier League here we have how to watch, team news, head-to-head, prediction, odds and everything you need to know.

The battle of the Premier League’s richest clubs takes place this weekend, as both sides look to continue their impressive starts to the season. Manchester City currently sit top of the Premier League, they’ve won two out of two thus far and were utterly dominant in both.

Newcastle on the other hand sit on four points after beating Nottingham Forest on the opening day and getting a well-fought point against Graham Potter‘s Brighton & Hove Albion side in game week 2.

Now we look forward to game week 3 and more importantly the fixture between Newcastle United and Manchester City. Here’s everything you need to know about the game.

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General view inside the stadium, St James' Park
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND – AUGUST 06: General view inside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Nottingham Forest at St. James Park on August 06, 2022 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Newcastle vs Manchester City will take place on Sunday 21st August 2022 at St James’ Park. The match will kick off at 4:30 PM UK time/BST.

How To Watch

Football fans in England who cannot attend the game will be over the moon to hear that the match will be televised live on Sky Sports. Coverage will start right after the Leeds vs Chelsea match which is on beforehand.

Live Stream

If you want to live stream the Premier League fixture, you can do so via the Sky Sports streaming service or with your NOW TV subscription. A day pass is available for £9.99.

You need an account or a day pass to access the live stream, so ensure you have everything you need before kick-off.

Team News

Kalvin Phillips of Manchester City in action during the Premier League match
LONDON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 07: Kalvin Phillips of Manchester City in action during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Manchester City at London Stadium on August 07, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Eddie Howe’s side always seem to be struck with injuries, and it’s no different this campaign. Emil Krafth, Federico Fernandez, Matt Targett, Ryan Fraser and Jamal Lewis are all in the medical tent, but all should be back towards the end of August.

Jonjo Shelvey is also injured but has sustained a more long-term injury – he won’t be available until at least December.

As for the Premier League champions, Pep Guardiola‘s side Aymeric Laporte is still recovering from a long term injury and will also miss this fixture. New signing Kalvin Phillips is also a doubt after he missed last weeks game against Bournemouth with a knock.

Neither side have any suspensions they need to worry about.

Newcastle Predicted XI: Pope; Trippier, Botman, Schar, Burn; Joelinton, Guimaraes, Willock; Almiron, Wilson, Saint-Maximum

Manchester City Predicted XI: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Ake, Cancelo; De Bruyne, Rodri, Gundogan; Mahrez, Haaland, Foden

Head to Head

Last three meetings in all competitions:

  • 8th May 2022: Man City 5 – 0 Newcastle
  • 19th December 2021: Newcastle 0 – 4 Manchester City
  • 14th May 2021: Newcastle 3 – 4 Manchester City


The betting markets have Manchester City as their favourites.

  • Newcastle to win: 13/2
  • Draw: 4/1
  • Manchester City: 4/11


Erling Haaland of Manchester City interacts with Pep Guardiola
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – AUGUST 13: Erling Haaland of Manchester City interacts with Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City during the Premier League match between Manchester City and AFC Bournemouth at Etihad Stadium on August 13, 2022 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Despite Newcastle starting well – they haven’t faced a side of City’s calibre yet. Pep Guardiola‘s side look hungry for domestic glory again this season and we think they’ll batter Newcastle.

Prediction: Newcastle 1 – 4 Manchester City

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