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Gael Clichy crosses the ball, clearance by Mike Williamson.
Shola Ameobi takes a shot from 20 yards. Save by Joe Hart.
The ball is crossed by Davide Santon, Demba Ba has a drilled shot. Save by Joe Hart.
Gnegneri Toure Yaya finds the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box high into the middle of the goal. Newcastle 0-2 Man City.Assist on the goal came from Gael Clichy.
Inswinging corner taken by Yohan Cabaye from the left by-line played to the near post, Vincent Kompany manages to make a clearance.
Shola Ameobi has a drilled shot. Blocked by Micah Richards.
Sergio Aguero delivers the ball, Shola Ameobi makes a clearance.
David Silva goes off and Micah Richards comes on.
Foul by Shola Ameobi on Joleon Lescott, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Joe Hart.
Corner taken by David Silva played to the near post, Strike by Edin Dzeko from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.
Sergio Aguero takes a shot. Tim Krul makes a save.
Ryan Taylor comes on in place of Cheick Tiote.
Cheick Tiote gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pablo Zabaleta. David Silva delivers the ball, Headed effort from close range by Gnegneri Toure Yaya goes wide left of the goal.
David Silva fouled by Shane Ferguson, the ref awards a free kick. The referee shows Shane Ferguson a yellow card. Joe Hart takes the free kick.
Pablo Zabaleta challenges Shane Ferguson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Caution for Pablo Zabaleta. Free kick crossed by Yohan Cabaye, Gareth Barry makes a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Cheick Tiote, clearance by Edin Dzeko.
Yohan Cabaye takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Gareth Barry manages to make a clearance.
Yohan Cabaye produces a cross, save by Joe Hart.
A cross is delivered by Pablo Zabaleta.
The ball is crossed by Shola Ameobi, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Papiss Cisse misses to the right of the goal.
Sergio Aguero produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post.
Shola Ameobi on for Hatem Ben Arfa.
James Perch goes off and Shane Ferguson comes on.
Edin Dzeko produces a drilled left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Papiss Cisse concedes a free kick for a foul on Gareth Barry. Nigel De Jong restarts play with the free kick.
A goal is scored by Gnegneri Toure Yaya from just outside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Newcastle 0-1 Man City.Assist on the goal came from Sergio Aguero.
Edin Dzeko replaces Carlos Tevez.
The ball is sent over by Demba Ba, clearance by Joleon Lescott.
Shot by Demba Ba from 18 yards. Gareth Barry manages to make a clearance.
The ball is delivered by David Silva, Foul by Joleon Lescott on Tim Krul, free kick awarded. Tim Krul takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken left-footed by David Silva from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Papiss Cisse.
The ball is sent over by Carlos Tevez, Fabricio Coloccini manages to make a clearance.
Hatem Ben Arfa has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
Nigel De Jong replaces Samir Nasri.
Shot by David Silva. Blocked by Mike Williamson.
The ball is swung over by James Perch, Joleon Lescott makes a clearance.
Jonas Gutierrez challenges Sergio Aguero unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gareth Barry restarts play with the free kick.
Cheick Tiote delivers the ball, clearance by Samir Nasri.
Unfair challenge on Davide Santon by Gnegneri Toure Yaya results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Yohan Cabaye.
Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Save by Tim Krul.
Effort from the edge of the box by Carlos Tevez goes wide of the right-hand upright.
The ball is crossed by David Silva, clearance by Jonas Gutierrez.
Short corner taken by Samir Nasri from the left by-line.
Gael Clichy sends in a cross, James Perch gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for a foul by James Perch on Carlos Tevez. Gnegneri Toure Yaya has an effort direct from the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Jonas Gutierrez, Pablo Zabaleta gets a block in.
Pablo Zabaleta fouled by Jonas Gutierrez, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Joe Hart.
A cross is delivered by Papiss Cisse, clearance by Joleon Lescott.
The referee blows for offside. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.
Demba Ba gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Vincent Kompany. Joe Hart takes the free kick.
Samir Nasri is adjudged to have handled the ball. Tim Krul takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Sergio Aguero.
Gareth Barry takes a shot. Blocked by Fabricio Coloccini. Shot by Gareth Barry. Davide Santon makes a clearance.
Hatem Ben Arfa crosses the ball, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Demba Ba goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Gnegneri Toure Yaya gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Davide Santon. Gnegneri Toure Yaya is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Yohan Cabaye.
The ball is sent over by Pablo Zabaleta.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Carlos Tevez by James Perch. The referee shows James Perch a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Gnegneri Toure Yaya restarts play with the free kick.
Yohan Cabaye produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.
Demba Ba takes a shot. Blocked by Gael Clichy. Shot by Hatem Ben Arfa. Joe Hart makes a save.
David Silva fouled by Cheick Tiote, the ref awards a free kick. Cheick Tiote goes into the referee's book. David Silva crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel.
Demba Ba takes a shot. Joleon Lescott gets a block in.
Effort from 35+ yards by Samir Nasri. Blocked by Yohan Cabaye.
Shot by Cheick Tiote. Vincent Kompany gets a block in.
Gareth Barry challenges Yohan Cabaye unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gareth Barry receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Strike on goal comes in from Yohan Cabaye from the free kick, Carlos Tevez gets a block in.
Effort on goal by Demba Ba from long range goes over the bar.
Hatem Ben Arfa gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gael Clichy. The referee shows Hatem Ben Arfa a yellow card. Shot comes in from Carlos Tevez from the free kick, save by Tim Krul.
Sergio Aguero is caught offside. Yohan Cabaye takes the indirect free kick.
The ball is delivered by Gael Clichy.
Gael Clichy produces a left-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.
Inswinging corner taken by David Silva from the right by-line, James Perch makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Pablo Zabaleta, Mike Williamson manages to make a clearance.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Papiss Cisse. Indirect free kick taken by Vincent Kompany.
Drilled left-footed shot by David Silva. Save made by Tim Krul.
Corner taken right-footed by Samir Nasri from the left by-line to the near post, Cheick Tiote makes a clearance.
Corner taken short by Samir Nasri, Centre by David Silva, Hatem Ben Arfa gets a block in.
Samir Nasri has an effort at goal. Blocked by James Perch.
Foul by Yohan Cabaye on Gareth Barry, free kick awarded. Gnegneri Toure Yaya restarts play with the free kick.
The official flags Carlos Tevez offside. Tim Krul takes the free kick.
David Silva challenges Hatem Ben Arfa unfairly and gives away a free kick. Yohan Cabaye takes the free kick.
Foul by Carlos Tevez on Cheick Tiote, free kick awarded. Yohan Cabaye restarts play with the free kick.
Mancini: We won`t bottle it
Roberto Mancini is convinced Manchester City will not bottle their Premier League title challenge.
City head to Newcastle on Sunday for their penultimate game of the season, leading Manchester United on goal difference.
Yet they could hardly be facing a trickier task, coming up against the league's in-form team and their brilliant 13-goal striker Papiss Cisse.
It would be enough to make anyone sweat and the Blues have only just recovered from that nightmare run when they dropped points against Swansea, Stoke, Sunderland and Arsenal within the space of a month.
Mancini, who has no new injury or suspension problems, cannot say whether they will succeed or fail.
However, the Italian is certain. If City's first championship since 1968 is not secured, it will not be because they choked.
"That won't happen," he said.
"It happened six weeks ago. I don't know why. Probably because we had some important players injured. But it won't happen now.
"We can lose because in football you can lose every game. But I am sure we will play a good game."
City are presently the Premier League's top scorers. They also have the meanest defence and have done the double over United for only the second time in 42 years.
By any rational assessment, they have been the best team this season.
So far though, it means nothing.
And, just as he would doubtless shake his head at those City fans who claim they would be happy to win nothing else as long as this season's title was secure, Mancini is deriving little pleasure from what his players have done thus far.
"We are the best team in Manchester. To be the best in the country we need to win the next two games," he said with a smile.
"It is not important to beat United twice or beat Chelsea. The only important thing is to win the championship at the end."
Nevertheless, Mancini believes City's changed mentality comes from a previous meeting with United.
Not that six-goal drubbing in October, but the FA Cup defeat in January, when it appeared United would exact maximum revenge but ended up clinging on for a 3-2 win.
"For playing against United the FA Cup game in January when we lost 3-2 was really important," he said.
"It wasn't the 6-1. That game was easy.
"But in the FA Cup, we had to play with 10 men for 80 minutes and we were also 3-0 down.
"We recovered that game, and although we lost, they didn't have a shot in the second-half, even though they had 11 players and we had a chance to score the third goal.
"It changed our mentality against them."
Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote will be fit for the clash despite suffering a nasty head injury against Chelsea in midweek, but full-back Danny Simpson (ankle) remains a doubt.
Boss Alan Pardew will not allow Newcastle to stand still no matter what they eventually achieve this season.
The Magpies head into Sunday's encounter against City with third place still a possibility as the season draws to a close, something which would have been beyond the manager's wildest dreams in August.
At worst, the club will finish in sixth with the added bonus of Europa League football next season; at best they could qualify for the Champions League and the riches that would bring.
Either way, it will have been a remarkable season for Newcastle in just their second season back in the top flight.
However, asked about how owner Mike Ashley is enjoying the thrill of seeing the club battling it out with the big boys, Pardew insisted it is more about how they move forward and sustain that success.
He said: "You would be surprised, we don't really have those discussions.
"It's more about protecting ourselves as a club, making sure that the stadium has the right atmosphere, the players who are coming in and going out are right decisions, more so than what's happening in terms of where we are in the league.
"We will reflect on it at the end of the year, like you should as a football club, what went right, what went wrong.
"Obviously a lot of things have gone right, and we need to make sure next year it happens again and the few things we did get wrong, we try to correct."
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