Newcastle 0-2 Man City Highlights
Manchester City moved to within touching distance of their first title for 44 years, as Yaya Toure scored twice to secure a crucial 2-0 victory over Newcastle United.
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Venue: Sports Direct Arena
Date: Sunday, 6 February, 2012
Kick off: 13:30
Newcastle Shot shoot to Goal
Manchester City Shot shoot to Goal
Newcastle United 0-1 Manchester City
0-1 Yaya Toure 70′
Manchester City are unbeaten in their last ten league games against the Magpies since Michael Owen scored the only goal in a 1-0 win for Newcastle in September 2005.
They have won the last four against the Geordies, including the last two fixtures by the same scoreline, 3-1.
This is the 165th meeting between the sides. Newcastle have won 70, Manchester City 56 and there have been 38 draws.
Newcastle are the only club to have scored more Premier League goals in the first-half (28) than the second half (27) this season. Manchester City have conceded just six goals in the first half of matches.
The Geordies have the best record in the Premier League over the last eight matches (W7 L1).
In the last season they qualified for the Champions League, in 2002-03, they had exactly the same amount of points after 36 games (65) as they do this season.
Papiss Cisse has equalled Micky Quinn and Kevin Phillips’ Premier League record of scoring 13 goals in their first 12 appearances in the division.
They have picked up just four points from losing positions this season – only Manchester United have a worse record in the top flight.
Their 14 goals from corners is more than any side has managed in the Premier League this season.
Roberto Mancini’s side have won the six matches Carlos Tevez has started this season by an aggregate score of 18-1.
They became only the third side to score seven goals against Manchester United in a single Premier League season. The others to manage it were Southampton in 1996-97 and Chelsea in 1999-00.
Sergio Aguero has been substituted 20 times in the league this season, the equal-most along with Matthew Etherington of Stoke.