Manchester City 6 -1 Newcastle United: As it happened
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17:05 - Thank you for joining me for VAVEL's coverage of Manchester City - Newcastle United, you can find me on Twitter @Danialkennedy95 and until next time have a great evening !

17:00 - What a turnaround from City! Mitrovic gave Newcastle a shock lead but a wonder show from Aguero who got five of the six goals with De Bruyne getting the other to get their league from back on track

FT - Manchester City 6 - 1 Newcastle United

86' - Game beginning to die off now but City have done more than enough to get the three points

80' - Iheanacho is straight in the action as he forces a save from Krul from 10 yards out still 6-1

78'- SUB Silva is off for youngster Kelechi Iheanacho

65' - Aguero brought off in place of Bony

62' - Unbelivable scenes ! De Bruyne and Silva combine well with the Spaniard crossing it into the area where Aguero is on hand to turn in his fifth goal of the afternoon

62' - GOAL Manchester City 6-1 Newcastle United

60' - Aguero makes it five! with no support around him the Argentine does brilliantly to curl it past Krul from 18 yards out

60' - GOAL Manchester City 5-1 Newcastle United

53' - Complete turnaround at the Etihad ! Sub Navas plays the ball to De Bruyne who does well to lift it over Krul

53' - GOAL Manchester City 4-1 Newcastle United

50' - Aguero completes his hat-trick, the Argentine is played through by De Bruyne and he does brilliantly to chip the ball over a oncoming Krul into the bottom corner

50' - GOAL Manchester City 3-1 Newcastle United

49' Mbeba gives the ball awaw which eventually falls to Aguero and his deflected effort finds the net

49' - GOAL Manchester City 2-1 Newcastle United

45' - Back underway at the Etihad

45' - SUB Sterling hauled off for Jesus Navas

15:50 - City are stuggling once again, they are lucky that they go into the break level as Newcastle could of easily three goals to good and Pellegrini will be hoping for a massive improvement in the second period

HT- Manchester City 1-1 Newcastle United

42' - City are level !, Silva brilliantly chips the ball over the defence to Fernandinho at the far post who plays it to a unmarked Aguero who easily heads home from six yards out

42' - GOAL Manchester City 1-1 Newcastle United

35' - Aguero picks up the ball from Fernandinho and aims a low shot for Krul's bottom corner but it is just wide of the target still 1-0 Newcastle

29' - It's all Newcastle at the moment, the ball is played through to Mitrovic who is one-on-one with Hart but the keeper does well to stick out a leg and block the effort

27' Mitrovic could of had a second but his header was just over the mark still 1-0

25' Perez thinks that he adds a second for the Magpies at the back post but the flag is up for offside still 1-0

18' - Newcastle take a shock lead ! Wijnaldum plays a ball in from the left which finds Mitrovic who heads home past Hart from 10 yards out

18' - GOAL Manchester City 0 - 1 Newcastle

11' - Mbabu's soft header leaves Krul short and allows Silva to attempt to chip the keeper but floats over the bar

9' - De Bruyne forces the save from Tim Krul, Silva keeps the situation alive as he forces the ball to Fernando who cant finish from two yards out, big chance.

7' - Very positive start from Newcastle, looks like City are yet to wake up still 0-0

1' - And we are underway at the Etihad

14:57 - Moments away from kick-off at the Etihad

14:17 - Krul, Janmaat, Mbemba, Coloccini, Mbabu, Sissoko, Wijnaldum, Anita, Gouffran, Mitrovic, Perez

14:15 - Manchester City starting XI: Hart, Zabaleta, Otamendi, Mangala, Kolarov, Fernando, Fernandinho, De Bruyne, Silva, Sterling, Aguero

14:03 - Team news to follow shortly

14:02 - Both sides will be desperate for a win with City looking to get their season back on track after a bump in the road domestically while Newcastle are still looking for their first win of the season

14:00 - Hi everyone and welcome to VAVEL's coverage of Manchester City - Newcastle United

Very much like last week, the head-to-head record stands once again in the favour of City as they currently remain unbeaten in the last 17 matches with Newcastle with the Magpies failing to score in the last five matches.

At the Etihad last season, Newcastle were taught a footballing lesson with City romping to a convincing 5-0 victory thanks to goals from Aguero, Samir Nasri, Edin Dzeko and a brace from Silva.

Key City players could be on the side-lines for this clash with question marks over the fitness of David Silva and Yaya Toure who were brought off in the midweek victory in Germany. Pellegrini confirmed that the Ivorian will miss out and it is likely that Silva will face a late assessment.

Eliaquim Mangala is expected to partner Nicolas Otamendi as skipper Vincent Kompany remains absent, penalty hero Joe Hart is expected to come back in after Willy Caballero let in four last Saturday.

McClaren could go with a similar side that Jose Mourinho’s side so many problems last weekend with Perez and Aleksandar Mitrovic leading the attacking line at the Etihad.

Kevin Mbabu could be preferred to Massadio Haidara at the full-back position after keeping Pedro quiet last week, Vurnon Anita is expected to keep his place in the centre of the midfield.

It couldn’t be a worse start to Steve McClaren’s reign at St James’ Park with seven games without a win and hang just one point above their bitter North-East rival Sunderland who dwindle at the bottom of the pile.

Things looked optimistic when they pulled off a 2-2 draw with the high-flying Southampton on the opening day of the season, but it has been downhill from there with defeats to Swansea, Arsenal, West Ham and Watford and the only game that they kept a clean sheet was there goalless draw with Manchester United.

Things looking to be going in the right direction last weekend when goals from Ayoze Perez and Georginio Wijnaldum gave the Magpies a 2-0 lead over the current Premier League champions, however it was the same old story with two goals from Ramires and Willian inside seven minutes which sees a search for their first three points continue.

After such excellent start to the campaign for Manuel Pellegrini’s side it has begun to stall, they managed five victories on the bounce scoring eight goals in that process. However they hit a big bump with consecutive defeats to Juventus and West Ham who had already collected the scalps of Arsenal and Liverpool.

It got even worse the last weekend when they suffered an embarrassing 4-1 defeat at White Hart Lane but have prepared well for this match in midweek with a narrow victory over Borussia Monchengladbach.

Manchester City - Newcastle United live game looked to be heading the same way as the defeat to the Italian champions when Lars Stindl struck home but a goal from Martin Demichelis and a late penalty from Sergio Aguero gave them a big three points.

Manchester City will be looking to regain their early league form at the weekend when they welcome Newcastle United to the Etihad on Saturday

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