Newcastle – Manchester City: prediction for the match of the championship of England
Newcastle vs Manchester City on 29 January 2019 will be a big one for both teams, with Newcastle fighting for survival and City fighting for the title. Fans will hear the starting whistle at St. James Park stadium at 23:00 Moscow time.Newcastle The Magpies are desperately fighting for survival, at the moment the team of Rafael Benitez is in 17th place, with a two-point lead over the closest pursuer. It is the victory in the home match against Cardiff that allows Newcastle to be out of the relegation zone. The host players understood the importance of this game, because it was a match against the main competitor, and therefore they started the match by storming the gates of the guests. Fabian Scher managed to open the scoring, the Swiss made an amazing run from the center of the field to the opponent’s goal, outrunning all the defenders – the player sent the ball into the far corner and put his team ahead in the 24th minute. Until the end of the first half, the guests failed to create danger near the gates of Newcastle. Confident play in defense was backed up by a strong play in the attack “forty”. Ayoze Perez could double the advantage of the hosts, the Spaniard jumped out to a rendezvous with the goalkeeper at the very beginning of the second half, but Neil Ethridge came out the winner of this duel. The Cardiff goalkeeper saved his team until the 63rd minute, until Fabian Sher scored a double, the defender pushed the ball from three meters. There was still half an hour left in the game, and the Newcastle players were getting closer to scoring a goal, Ayoze Perez stood out in particular. The striker’s activity gave its result in the third stoppage minute, the Spaniard opened up for Rondon’s pass and set the final score by sending the ball into the near corner. The result – 3:0, the hosts won and left the relegation zone, in order to increase the gap – you need to win the Newcastle – Manchester City match. Manchester City The Citizens have won the last four rounds and continue to chase Liverpool. Victory awaited at City and in the match of the previous round against Huddersfield. The trip to the Premier League outsider did not foresee anything difficult for the Sky Blues. The guests took the lead already in the 18th minute, Danilo decided on a long-range shot, the opponent’s defender tried to block the Brazilian’s shot, but only made it worse, the ball ricocheted off the player and did not allow the goalkeeper to make a save – 0:1. The continuation of the first half turned out to be not as interesting as its beginning, the City players decided to act more cautiously, because of which their performance in attack suffered. The activity of the “citizens” players in the attack was noticeable after the break. City managed to double the lead in the 54th minute, Leroy Sane crossed into the goalkeeper’s area, and Raheem Sterling successfully headed. Two minutes later, the scored goal was also celebrated by the author of the assist, Sane burst into the penalty area and threw the ball past the goalkeeper – 0:3. The active phase of the game was coming to an end, the players of Huddersfield understood the complexity of the situation, and the players of the guests were quite satisfied with the current score. The result is 0:3, the “citizens” won and kept a four-point gap from Liverpool, it will be possible to get closer to the “Merseysiders” if they win the match Newcastle – Manchester City. Odds for the match Newcastle – Manchester City on January 29, 2019 Bookmakers from the Pari-Match company give a great advantage to Josep Guardiola’s wards. Odds for the match Newcastle – Manchester City: Newcastle to win – 13.0; Draw – 6.90; Manchester City win – 1.23. Newcastle – Manchester City: Match Prediction Newcastle haven’t beaten the Citizens for a long time, but the hosts’ players rarely leave the field without a goal scored, just like City’s players. Prediction for the match Newcastle – Manchester City: both teams to score, odds – 2.11. As a reminder, the Arsenal v Cardiff City match on January 29, 2019 will bring together a top 4 contender and a team that is fighting for survival. The start of the match at the Emirates Stadium is scheduled for 22:45 Moscow time.