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  • Date:15 Dec 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Sports Direct Arena
  • Attendance:49,579
  • Ba (50)
  • Aguero (9) Javi Garcia (38)
    Toure (77)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:43 +2.43

Corner taken short by David Silva.

92:12 +2.12

Unfair challenge on Sylvain Marveaux by Yaya Toure results in a free kick. Free kick taken by James Perch.

91:40 +1.40

Corner taken left-footed by Sylvain Marveaux.

91:24 +1.24

Sylvain Marveaux takes a shot. Joleon Lescott gets a block in.

89:23

Corner taken by David Silva from the right by-line to the near post, save by Tim Krul.

88:43

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonas Gutierrez on Pablo Zabaleta. The free kick is swung in left-footed by David Silva, Mike Williamson makes a clearance.

86:38

Sergio Aguero produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

85:50

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Sylvain Marveaux, clearance by Joleon Lescott.

84:58

Sergio Aguero has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.

84:35

Shola Ameobi takes a shot. Save made by Joe Hart.

83:40

Shane Ferguson delivers the ball, clearance by Francisco Javi Garcia.

81:48

Danny Simpson goes off and Shane Ferguson comes on.

81:35

Shot by Demba Ba from just outside the area goes over the net.

80:39

Inswinging corner taken by Sylvain Marveaux, Joleon Lescott manages to make a clearance.

79:37

Vurnon Anita takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Francisco Javi Garcia.

78:18

(Man City) makes a substitution, with Joleon Lescott coming on for Carlos Tevez. (Newcastle) makes a substitution, with Shola Ameobi coming on for Papiss Cisse.

77:31

Yaya Toure finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Newcastle 1-3 Man City.Assist on the goal came from Pablo Zabaleta.

77:19

Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Blocked by Fabricio Coloccini.

76:41

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Silva by Vurnon Anita. Matija Nastasic takes the direct free kick.

73:52

Sylvain Marveaux comes on in place of Cheick Tiote.

72:26

Demba Ba concedes a free kick for a foul on Matija Nastasic. Direct free kick taken by Joe Hart.

71:01

(Man City) makes a substitution, with Edin Dzeko coming on for Aleksandar Kolarov.

69:00

Pablo Zabaleta challenges Jonas Gutierrez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Vurnon Anita.

68:43

Foul by Francisco Javi Garcia on Cheick Tiote, free kick awarded. Demba Ba restarts play with the free kick.

68:00

Demba Ba takes a shot. Save by Joe Hart.

66:07

Corner taken by David Silva from the right by-line played to the near post, Headed effort from inside the area by Francisco Javi Garcia misses to the left of the target.

65:27

Jonas Gutierrez delivers the ball.

63:55

Yaya Toure fouled by Cheick Tiote, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Francisco Javi Garcia.

62:54

Corner from the right by-line taken by Vurnon Anita, Demba Ba has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.

62:40

Vurnon Anita takes a shot. Blocked by Francisco Javi Garcia.

61:28

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Vurnon Anita, clearance by Yaya Toure.

61:02

The assistant referee signals for offside against Sergio Aguero. Tim Krul takes the free kick.

60:12

The ball is delivered by Pablo Zabaleta.

59:37

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Carlos Tevez by Danny Simpson. Direct free kick taken by Yaya Toure.

58:47

Shot from long range by Cheick Tiote goes wide of the left-hand post.

58:28

Unfair challenge on Vurnon Anita by Francisco Javi Garcia results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Vurnon Anita.

57:42

Cheick Tiote produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses wide left of the target.

57:14

Outswinging corner taken by Vurnon Anita, clearance by Matija Nastasic.

56:28

Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Save by Tim Krul.

56:05

The ball is delivered by Danny Simpson, save by Joe Hart.

54:32

Unfair challenge on Demba Ba by Kolo Toure results in a free kick. Booking for Kolo Toure for unsporting behaviour. Booking for James Perch for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Tim Krul.

52:20

Effort on goal by Papiss Cisse from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

51:26

Aleksandar Kolarov takes a shot. Save by Tim Krul.

50:24

Demba Ba finds the net with a headed goal from inside the area. Newcastle 1-2 Man City.The assist for the goal came from Fabricio Coloccini.

50:05

Corner taken by Vurnon Anita played to the near post.

49:07

Unfair challenge on Demba Ba by Matija Nastasic results in a free kick. Vurnon Anita takes the direct free kick.

48:02

Davide Santon has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.

47:47 +2.47

Francisco Javi Garcia concedes a free kick for a foul on Papiss Cisse. Vurnon Anita takes the direct free kick.

47:11 +2.11

The assistant referee flags for offside against Aleksandar Kolarov. Indirect free kick taken by Tim Krul.

47:10

A cross is delivered by Cheick Tiote, Demba Ba has a headed effort from close in and clears the bar.

46:21 +1.21

Danny Simpson delivers the ball.

45:38

Foul by David Silva on Davide Santon, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Vurnon Anita, Joe Hart makes a save.

44:37

Inswinging corner taken by Jonas Gutierrez.

44:08

Aleksandar Kolarov concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Simpson. Danny Simpson restarts play with the free kick.

43:14

Unfair challenge on Francisco Javi Garcia by Papiss Cisse results in a free kick. Joe Hart takes the free kick.

42:23

Inswinging corner taken by David Silva from the right by-line, save made by Tim Krul.

41:04

Aleksandar Kolarov is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Jonas Gutierrez.

40:52

Centre by Danny Simpson.

40:12

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Vurnon Anita.

39:56

Short corner taken by Vurnon Anita.

38:27

Corner taken by David Silva, Francisco Javi Garcia grabs a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Newcastle 0-2 Man City.The assist for the goal came from David Silva.

37:57

Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Save made by Tim Krul.

36:17

Sergio Aguero concedes a free kick for a foul on Cheick Tiote. Sergio Aguero booked for unsporting behaviour. Samir Nasri leaves the field to be replaced by Aleksandar Kolarov. Vurnon Anita takes the free kick.

32:35

Demba Ba produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

31:38

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Fabricio Coloccini by Carlos Tevez. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.

30:58

Shot by Papiss Cisse from a long way out goes over the net.

28:32

Sergio Aguero challenges Davide Santon unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Vurnon Anita from left wing, Kolo Toure manages to make a clearance.

27:55

Shot by Sergio Aguero from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

26:38

David Silva fouled by Danny Simpson, the ref awards a free kick. Danny Simpson is shown a yellow card. David Silva takes the free kick.

25:31

Carlos Tevez produces a cross, clearance made by James Perch.

25:20

Short corner worked by Carlos Tevez.

25:03

Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Blocked by James Perch.

24:38

Mike Williamson takes a shot. Save made by Joe Hart.

24:03

Samir Nasri handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Vurnon Anita takes the direct free kick.

22:54

Foul by Yaya Toure on James Perch, free kick awarded. Vurnon Anita restarts play with the free kick.

20:55

Kolo Toure has an effort at goal. Mike Williamson gets a block in.

19:54

Corner taken left-footed by Carlos Tevez, clearance made by Mike Williamson.

19:39

Sergio Aguero takes a shot. Blocked by Mike Williamson.

19:21

Effort from close in by Samir Nasri strikes the post.

15:01

Samir Nasri delivers the ball.

14:15

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mike Williamson on Carlos Tevez. Mike Williamson goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Yaya Toure takes the direct free kick.

12:58

The assistant referee flags for offside against David Silva. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.

12:47

Carlos Tevez takes a shot. Tim Krul makes a save.

11:28

Samir Nasri sends in a cross.

9:45

Sergio Aguero fires in a goal from inside the area low into the middle of the goal. Newcastle 0-1 Man City.The assist for the goal came from Samir Nasri.

8:01

The referee blows for offside against Carlos Tevez. Free kick taken by Tim Krul.

7:15

Kolo Toure gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Demba Ba. Direct free kick taken by Vurnon Anita.

6:04

James Perch takes a shot. Blocked by Matija Nastasic.

4:42

Kolo Toure gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Demba Ba. Vurnon Anita takes the free kick.

3:46

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Vurnon Anita from the left by-line to the near post, save by Joe Hart.

2:53

Kolo Toure gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Demba Ba. Vurnon Anita takes the direct free kick.

2:33

Yaya Toure fouled by Vurnon Anita, the ref awards a free kick. Francisco Javi Garcia takes the direct free kick.

1:35

The ball is swung over by Cheick Tiote, Papiss Cisse takes a shot. Fantastic save by Joe Hart.

1:19

The ball is swung over by Danny Simpson.

Match Preview

Pardew looking for "one big result" Newcastle manager Alan Pardew believes a home victory against title contenders Manchester City could spark a revival in their Barclays Premier League season. The Magpies are currently 14th in the overall standings and have only won once in their last 10 games in all competitions, 3-0 at home over strugglers Wigan earlier this month. They welcome the defending champions to St James' Park tomorrow, but Pardew is not fearing Roberto Mancini's side, who have only triumphed once in their last six games across all competitions. Pardew admits last weekend's derby defeat by rivals Manchester United will have fired up City, but he does not think they post the same threat as they did last term. "They were definitely the best away team we played last season," Pardew said. "When they were at home last year they were pretty awesome and we didn't really get a foothold in that game. "What I do know is they will be pretty much focussed on this game and therefore it probably makes it a shade more difficult. But when you're champions of the Premier League, it's a difficult game full stop. "We got nothing off them last year but I don't think they are as strong as they were last year coming into this game. "We are having a tough run, we don't disguise that, but the work ethic is there. One big result, which could happen this weekend, could change a lot of the picture and we could find ourselves in a good position in the league." Newcastle approach the match on the back of a disappointing 2-1 defeat by Fulham on Monday night. Pardew remains frustrated his side could not seal a win despite considerable chances at Craven Cottage, with the returning Hatem Ben Arfa scoring his side's only goal. Ben Arfa is a doubt for this match due to a hamstring problem, something which will again derail any kind of continuity in the Newcastle manager's side. Steven Taylor (hamstring) and Yohan Cabaye (groin surgery) remain on Newcastle's long-term casualty list. Meanwhile, Mancini insists last week's Manchester derby proved City are a better team than United. Though Sir Alex Ferguson's side emerged victors thanks to Robin van Persie's injury-time free-kick, allowing United to stride six points clear at the Barclays Premier League summit, Mancini felt his team were the better side. The Italian believes the championship race could turn City's way once United return to Champions League action, although before then he has to cope with an injury list which will be compounded by the absence of Yaya and Kolo Toure at the African Nations Cup next month. "We showed last week that we are better than Manchester United," said Mancini. "They do have more experience than us. They don't have any problems when they are behind. They continue to work. "We should do the same. It only depends on us whether we can recover these points. "But the season is long and everything might change in February when the Champions League starts again." Mancini remains resolute in the belief he has in City's squad, even though they have rarely hit the heights which drew so much attention at the start of last season. "Probably it is true," he said. "But we are only six points behind and in second position. "We don't have a big problem. I still believe in these players and we do have a chance." Vincent Kompany's hamstring injury looks certain to rule him out of the trip. Gareth Barry serves a one-match ban, while Jack Rodwell and James Milner (both hamstring) and Micah Richards (knee) are also missing.

Formation:442Manager: Alan Pardew

Newcastle

Formation: 442Manager: Roberto Mancini

Man City

  • Tim Krul
  • Danny Simpson
  • Mike Williamson
  • Fabricio Coloccini
  • Davide Santon
  • James Perch
  • Cheick Tiote
  • Vurnon Anita
  • Jonas Gutierrez
  • Papiss Cisse
  • Demba Ba
  • SUBS
  • Rob Elliot
  • Gael Bigirimana
  • Sylvain Marveaux
  • Shola Ameobi
  • Sammy Ameobi
  • Shane Ferguson
  • James Tavernier

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LLLLWL
  • Newcastle
  • VS
  • Man City
  • WWDWDL

Last Meetings

  • Newcastle
  • 0 - 2
  • Man City
  • 06/05/2012
  • Man City
  • 3 - 1
  • Newcastle
  • 19/11/2011
  • Newcastle
  • 1 - 3
  • Man City
  • 26/12/2010
  • Man City
  • 2 - 1
  • Newcastle
  • 03/10/2010
  • Man City
  • 2 - 1
  • Newcastle
  • 28/01/2009
  • Newcastle
  • 2 - 2
  • Man City
  • 20/10/2008

Top Scorers

Newcastle

  • D Ba 9
  • H Ben Arfa 2
  • Y Cabaye 2
  • P Cisse 2
  • G Bigirimana 1

Man City

  • E Dzeko 6
  • CA Tevez 5
  • SL Aguero 4
  • Y Toure 3
  • J Milner 2
  • J Lescott 1
  • PJ Zabaleta 1
  • S Nasri 1
  • DJ Silva 1
  • FF Javi Garcia 1
  • A Kolarov 1
  • M Balotelli 1

Goals

Newcastle

    • Total goals 41
    • Goals per game 18
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Man City

    • Total goals 53
    • Goals per game 30
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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