Match Today: Manchester City vs Newcastle United 21-08-2022 in the English Premier League
Manchester City will travel to St James' Park to face Newcastle United on Sunday. Pep Guardiola's side began their title defense with a consecutive league win, while not losing their host after two Premier League games. Newcastle are hoping to improve on their 11th place last year, having enjoyed an impressive rise following his appointment in November.
Manchester City vs Newcastle United
After a summer that saw the arrival of goalkeeper Nick Pope and full back Sven Putman from Burnley and Lille respectively, while on loan from Matt Targett permanently, Newcastle's side began their first-division campaign with a home game against newly promoted Nottingham Forest. And came out with all three points. The match remained goalless until the hour mark, but Fabian Char finally broke the deadlock with a remarkable effort from a distance, before Callum Wilson wrapped up the points with his team's second goal 12 minutes before the end.
Next, Newcastle travel to face Brighton and Hove Albion last weekend and go home with a point after a goalless draw, thanks in large part to Pope's trophies between the sticks. From the last nine home league matches going back to February, but both of those numbers will surely be tested on Sunday. With the arrival of the defending champion and looking to achieve three wins from three matches.
After losing 3-1 to Liverpool in the Community Shield, Pep Guardiola's side began their attempt to win the league title for the third consecutive time and fifth in the past six seasons with a trip to West Ham United on opening day. To put them ahead in the 35th minute, the Norwegian would go on to score his goal and second to ensure their return home with all three points.
Newcastle United vs Manchester City
While Bournemouth welcomed the newly promoted to the Etihad Stadium last weekend, Ilkay Gundogan, who was the champion in defeating Aston Villa on the final day of last season with a late double, gave the Nationals the lead afterwards. 19 minutes. Kevin De Bruyne scored the second goal after the half-hour mark, before Phil Foden capped with a rampant first-half performance with a third in the afternoon six minutes later, and after a second-half goal from Jefferson Lerma, Guardiola's men came in. Away with a 4-0 win. Now, sitting as one of only two teams with six points from their first two league games, Manchester City will be looking to quickly advance to the top of the division with another victory at the weekend.
The third round of the Premier League begins between Manchester City and Newcastle United on Sunday, August 21, and the match will take place at St James' Park, the stronghold of Newcastle United.