Manchester City faces a tough test when they visit St James' Park next Saturday as part of the 21st round of the Premier League. The match holds significant importance for Pep Guardiola's men as they aim to continue chasing Aston Villa and Liverpool at the top of the competitive Premier League, while Newcastle seeks to recover from three painful losses against Luton Town, Nottingham Forest, and Liverpool.
Currently, Manchester City occupies the third position with 40 points, trailing the leaders Liverpool by 5 points, albeit having played one game less. Meanwhile, Newcastle sits in the ninth position with 29 points.
The match between Manchester City and Newcastle is scheduled to take place on Saturday, January 13, 2024, at St James' Park. The kickoff time is at 7:30 PM Cairo time (8:30 PM Mecca time).
For viewers interested in watching the game, beIN Sports holds the exclusive broadcasting rights for the Premier League in the Middle East. The match will be aired on beIN Sports HD 1, and live streaming is available on beIN CONNECT.
The expected lineup for Manchester City in the Premier League match against Newcastle, following a 4-2-3-1 formation, is as follows:
Kyle Walker - Ruben Dias - Nathan Ake - Joško Gvardiol
Rodri - Mateo Kovacic
Bernardo Silva - Phil Foden - Jeremy Doku