Newcastle United 1 - 3 Manchester City

Match info: Premier League at St James' Park, Newcastle

Date: 15/12/2012 KO: 12:45 Ref: A Marriner Att: 49,579

Home team/scorers Scores Away team/scorers


Demba Ba 51


Man City

Sergio Aguero 10
Javi Garcia 39
Yaya Toure 78

FT (ht: 0-2)

  • Last Updated: December 14 2012, 17:59 GMT

Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany is a major doubt for Saturday's Premier League trip to Newcastle.

Kompany a major doubt

Kompany is struggling with a hamstring injury and has only a "two per cent" chance of being fit, according to manager Roberto Mancini.

Gareth Barry serves a one-match ban, whilst Jack Rodwell and James Milner (both hamstring) and Micah Richards (knee) are also missing.

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew could be without Hatem Ben Arfa.

Midfielder Ben Arfa, who made a goal-scoring return against Fulham on Monday night after missing four games due to a hamstring problem, is a major doubt after aggravating the injury.

Steven Taylor (hamstring) and Yohan Cabaye (groin surgery) remain on Newcastle's long-term casualty list.


Newcastle (from): Krul, Elliot, Harper, Simpson, Santon, Ferguson, Tavernier, Coloccini, Williamson, Perch, Tiote, Anita, Bigirimana, Gutierrez, Marveaux, Sammy Ameobi, Obertan, Ba, Cisse, Shola Ameobi, Ranger.

Manchester City (from): Hart, Pantilimon, Wright, Zabaleta, Maicon, Kompany, Nastasic, K Toure, Lescott, Clichy, Y Toure, Nasri, Silva, Garcia, Razak, Sinclair, Balotelli, Tevez, Aguero, Dzeko, Tchuimeni-Nimely.

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