Manchester cityIn the last round, finally, his leader, Manchester City, also suffered a defeat in the current championship of England. This has been going on for a long time. The saturated calendar was gradually making itself felt. The first bell rang already in a duel with the "Crystal Palace", in which the "townspeople" rebounded only because of an unsuccessfully punched "glaziers" penalty - 0: 0. However, Liverpool did not miss their chance and, taking advantage of the failures in the defense of the menkunintsy, celebrated the victory 4: 3.
The defeat is almost not reflected in the tournament situation, "Manchester City". "Citizens" are confidently leading, leaving the pursuers far behind. From the second "Manchester United" team Josep Guardiola came off by 12 points.
At home, the "townspeople" continue to stamp victories. In the last home game was beaten with a score of 3: 1 "Watford". The victory was for the Guardiola wards already the tenth consecutive in the championship. And less than two goals for this period, "Manchester City" did not score.
At mankuniatsev because of injuries can not play Gabriel Jesus, Fabian Delph, Vincent Company, Benjamin Mendy and Phil Foden.
NewcastleNewcastle has a much worse situation. In the last rounds, however, the "magpies" managed to score a few points, which allowed not to sink into the relegation zone. Now the Benitez team is on the 15th line, just three points ahead of the red line. In five previous rounds, "Newcastle" lost just the "Manchester City" at home 0-1. Also in the native walls, "Newcastle" for this period, played a draw with "Swansea" 1: 1 and "Brighton" 0: 0. But on the road beat "West Ham" 3: 2 and "Stoke City" 1: 0.
In the infirmary at the "forty" are two defenders - Florian Lezhen and Jesús Gamés. The question of the participation in the game of three key players of the team - Dwight Gale, Alexandar Mitrovic and Shansel Mbemba.