The Manchester City team v Newcastle has just been confirmed.
Pep Guardiola’s side will create a new Premier League record if they win tonight, 12 PL wins in a row away from home.
Man City won the Premier League title without playing this week, Man Utd losing to Leicester and in the process confirming their local rivals as champions.
Guardiola’s team have three games to play before the Champions League final and will want to keep their players fit and engaged, without risking unnecessary injuries…
In only 15 days time it is their first ever CL final, with Chelsea the familiar opponents.
The confirmed Manchester City team v Newcastle United :
Carson, Walker, Garcia, Ake, Cancelo, Rodrigo, Gundogan, Bernardo, Torres, Sterling (C), Jesus
So five changes to the Manchester City team that lost 2-1 in the Premier League at home to Champions League rivals Chelsea on Saturday.
Scott Carson, Eric Garcia, Bernardo, Ilkay Gundogan and Kyle Walker.
Ederson, Dias, Laporte, Mendy, Aguero
Steffen, Dias, Stones, Laporte, Mendy, Fernandinho, Mahrez, Foden, Palmer
The confirmed Newcastle United team and subs are below :
Dubravka, Murphy, Fernandez, Krafth, Dummett, Ritchie, Shelvey, Willock, Almiron, Saint-Maximin, Joelinton
Mark Gillespie, Ciaran Clark, Andy Carroll, Jamal Lewis, Jeff Hendrick, Sean Longstaff, Javier Manquillo, Matty Longstaff, Dwight Gayle