Newcastle United v Manchester City: Magpies to be swept aside
Manchester City have hit top gear in recent weeks, and Kevin Hatchard can't see hapless Newcastle United slowing them down.
Howe facing mammoth task
Imperious City have clicked into gear
The midweek 7-0 win over Leeds United showcased City's attacking brilliance, but we mustn't overlook their defensive acumen. They have conceded just nine goals in their first 17 PL games, and their Infogol Expected Goals Against figure is broadly in line with that, registering at 10.8. It is by some distance the best xGA figure in the division, and Guardiola's side also had the best defensive process in the league last season.