Highlights from this afternoon’s game between Manchester City and Newcastle United from the City of Manchester Stadium.
Post match interviews.
Pardew bemoans coming up against a really good City team today and not being aggressive enough in the first half. However, he saw positive signs in the second half and assures fans he will have some top players back for Benfica.
“Todaya we maka de good performance” says Mancini.
Score and goalscorers.
Manchester City 4 (Tevez 40, Silva 45+2, Kompany 55, Y.Toure 69), Newcastle United 0 ().
Teams and match facts.
Manchester City (4-3-3-1): Joe Hart (G), Pablo Zabaleta, Vincent Kompany (C, Javier Garcia 72), Joleon Lescott, Gael Clichy, Gareth Barry, Yaya Toure, David Silva, Samir Nasri (Sergio Aguero 70), Carlos Tevez, Edin Dzeko.
Subs: Costel Pantilmon (G), Kolo Toure, Aleksandar Kolarov, Javi Garcia, James Milner, Scott Sinclair, Sergio Aguero.
Newcastle United (4-2-3-1): Rob Elliot (G), Danny Simpson, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Steven Taylor, Jonas Gutierrez, Vurnon Anita, Yohan Cabaye (C, Gael Bigirimana 73), Yoan Gouffran (Dan Gosling 62), Moussa Sissoko, Gabriel Obertan (James Perch HT), Papiss Cisse.
Subs: Steve Harper (G), Curtis Good, James Perch, Gael Bigirimana, Dan Gosling, Sylvain Marveaux, Adam Campbell.
Yellow cards: Vurnon Anita (26), Yohan Cabaye (28),
Red cards: None.
Referee: Neil Swarbrick (Lancs.)