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Newcastle vs. Manchester City Pick & Prediction MAY 8TH 2022

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Manchester City vs. Newcastle: to caress the championship

The Premier League enters its final chapters and the end could not be more exciting. Indeed, one of the clashes that will capture all eyes will have an appointment at the Etihad Stadium where Manchester City will receive Newcastle with the aim of adding three points that will bring them closer to the title.

On the one hand, Pep Guardiola's team arrives with low morale after an unexpected defeat for sports forecasts against Real Madrid, in the Champions League. However, there is still one goal to be met and for this Manchester City must keep the three points at home that allow them to depend on themselves to be crowned champions.

For its part, Newcastle's fight to maintain the category after promotion is already accomplished, although sporting honor will be at stake and the magpies will do everything possible to ruin the party for the Citizens.

Last Manchester City matches

The wound suffered at the hands of Real Madrid has not healed yet and it will take a long time to do so considering that Manchester City once again stayed on the verge of glory. Although the defeat occurred in the semi-finals and not in the final as happened last season against Chelsea, the blow will be very difficult to assimilate, since it was the main objective for the season.

Manchester City will have to wait one more season, at least, to break the curse of winning the Champions League as the sports predictions for this season had anticipated.

Despite this fall, Manchester City will have a quick rematch for the Premier League to give their fans a joy. In addition, those led by Pep Guardiola know that it depends on themselves to crown the title as they have accumulated 73 points as a result of 26 wins, five draws and three losses throughout the season. Likewise, it converted 84 goals in favor of being the highest scoring team in the tournament and received 21 goals being the team with the highest number of undefeated fences.

If Manchester City wants to continue depending on itself thanks to a one point difference that it has with respect to the escort, Liverpool, it will have to keep the three points. For its part, it is interesting to analyze City's performance in the last days of the Premier League: they thrashed Norwich City 4-0, lost 2-3 at home to Tottenham against all sports bets, thrashed Manchester United 4-1 in the city ​​derby, drew goalless against Crystal Palace, thrashed Brighton 3-0, beat Burnley 2-0, drew 2-2 against Liverpool, thrashed Watford 5-0 and Leeds United 4-1, on the last day.

Latest Newcastle matches

The arrival of Eddie Howe revolutionized the Magpies who suffered for most of the season to avoid relegation. However, with the arrival of the new technical director, the team began to show glimpses of good football with high-ranking players who showed their full potential.

This is how Newcastle managed to escape from the relegation zone and leave the last places to settle in the middle of the table of positions product of 43 units. The Magpies had 11 wins, 10 draws and 14 losses in the Premier League, scoring 40 goals and conceding 56, which shows that the team's main problem was in the defensive zone.

Newcastle's last Premier League matches were as follows: beat Aston Villa 1-0, tied West Ham 1-1, beat Brentford 2-0, Brighton 2-1, lost 1-0 to Chelsea, beat Crystal Palace 1-0, was thrashed 5-1 against Tottenham according to sports betting, defeated Wolves 1-0, Leicester 2-1, thrashed Norwich 3-0 and lost 1-0 to Liverpool, in the last day.

Background between both

Manchester City and Newcastle played 149 matches in the Premier League with 61 wins for the Citizens, 35 draws and 53 wins for the Magpies. Likewise, at the Etihad Stadium they met 74 times with 43 wins for the Citizens against their people, 19 draws and 12 wins away from Newcastle.

One thing to keep in mind when it comes to Premier League predictions is that the last clash between the two at the Etihad Stadium was Manchester City's 2-0 victory on matchday 15 of the 2020-2021 season.

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Riyad Mahrez and Kevin de Bruyne are the fans' main hopes of breaking the clean sheet against Newcastle, as both players have 11 goals apiece and are Manchester City's top scorers. Likewise, Sterling converted ten goals and Bernardo Silva eight cries in the contest.

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Callum Wilson is the Premier League odds favorite to open the scoring against Manchester City. Indeed, the striker is Newcastle's top scorer with six screams in the competition. In addition, Saint-Maximin converted 5 points and Joelinton four screams.

Sports bets

The main bookmakers have no doubts about the favoritism of the Citizens for next Sunday's clash. Indeed, the victory of Manchester City offers a price of 1.44, placing the tie at 7.00 and the away victory of Newcastle at 19.00.

Regarding the double chance, Manchester City or draw offer 1.02, draw or Newcastle 5.50 and Manchester City or Newcastle 1.10. If both teams score, the sum to be received will be 2.25 while 2-0 in favor of Manchester City is the favorite result at odds of 6.50.

Finally, if Riyad Mahrez opens or closes the scoring, the fee to be received will be 5.00, while Kevin de Bruyne's goal at any time offers 2.10. In the event that Wilson converts the first or last goal of the match, the odds rise to 17.00, placing Maximin's goal at any time at 8.50.

Schedules and television

Argentina: Sunday 12:30 p.m. ESPN and Star+.

Brazil: 12:30 p.m. Star+.

Columbia: 10:30 a.m. Star+.

United States: 11:30 a.m. Use Network and Telemundo.

Mexico: 10:30 a.m. Sky HD and Blue To Go.

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