10 stats ahead of Man City vs Newcastle

Manchester City and Newcastle United have meet at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday evening.

Pep Guardiola’s side still a few more points to wrap up second place, whilst the Magpies’ Premier League status has been assured for another season.

The Citizens have won all three of their home Premier League matches since the restart, but lost both of their matches on the road. City were 2-0 winners away to Newcastle in the FA Cup less than two weeks ago.

Here are 10 interesting stats ahead of Manchester City versus Newcastle United:

6 – Newcastle United are on a six-game unbeaten run (W3, D3) – only Manchester United (9) have a current longer Premier League unbeaten run.

10 – Manchester City have won the last 10 home league meetings between these two.

10 – Newcastle have scored 10 goals in their four games since the restart – as many as they had netted in their previous 14 Premier League games prior to the disruption.

11 – Steve Bruce has never won an away Premier League match against Manchester City as a manager (D3, L8).

15 – The Citizens are unbeaten in their last 15 home Premier League games versus Newcastle (W13, D2),

16 – Only in 2012-13 (12) has Sergio Aguero scored fewer goals in a Premier League season than his tally to date. The Argentinian has not scored since the restart.

28 – Kevin De Bruyne has been involved in more goals than any other player this season (11 goals, 17 assists).

33 – Pep Guardiola’s side have dropped 33 points this season – compared to 30 points in their previous two campaigns combined.

41.9% – Newcastle United have had the lowest average possession in the Premier League this season, whilst Man City have had the highest (61.7%).

123 – Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka has made the most saves so far this season.