"Newcastle"In the last round, "Newcastle" played on the road against "West Ham". And he went to London quite successfully. Team Rafa Benitez won a long-awaited victory 3: 2, although initially was the underdog of the fight. It should be noted that the "magpie" again missed two goals, but the attack this time was on top.
The victory over the "hammers" was interrupted by the unfortunate seria "Newcastle", which lasted for nine rounds in a row. During this period, the "magpie" suffered eight defeats, and only a match with the "West Brom" finished at the exit in a draw 2: 2. At the same time at home, Benistes' team lost in the previous four bouts to Bournemouth 0: 1, Watford 0: 3, Leicester 2: 3 and Everton 0: 1.
Tournament position after the last tour improved slightly. "Newcastle" left the relegation zone and climbed to 16th place, but the distance to the red line is only two points.
Loss in the composition of the "forty" is not so much. Defender Jesús Games and forward Aleksandar Mitrovic settled in the infirmary.
"Manchester city""Manchester City" continues to endure their rivals. In the last round, the "townspeople" finished their home arena with "Bournemouth" 4: 0. Given that the next pursuers again lost points, the team of Josep Guardiola set another record in the Premier League - broke away by 13 points. Never before has any club managed to go so far in the first round.
Continues to increase and the second national achievement - Sir Alex gained in the championship for 17 victories in a row. Another approach is also on the way. In the current calendar year, "Manchester City" sent to the opponents' goal already exactly 100 goals. In the entire history of English football, only Liverpool managed to score 102 goals before the formation of the Premier League in 1982. On the establishment of a new bar in the "townspeople" two matches - with "Newcastle" and on Sunday with "Crystal Palace".
In the infirmary at the mankunians Benjamin Mendi and Phil Foden. But John Stones may well appear in the match.