Newcastle United v Manchester City first half.
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Highlights from this evening’s League Cup game between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St James’ Park.
Post match interviews.
Alan Pardew. After bemoaning the ‘tired legs’ in the dressing after a punishing nine league games and three cup games, Pardew took hope from the sides performance against Manchester City in the League Cup, saying:
“If we can play as well as we did tonight (against Manchester City), then we’ve got a chance against Chelsea.”
Score and goal scorers.
Newcastle United 0, Manchester City 2 (Negredo 99, Dzeko 105).
Teams and other match facts.
Newcastle United (4-4-2): Tim Krul (G); Mathieu Debuchy, Mike Williamson, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Massadio Haidara (Paul Dummett HT (Hatem Ben Arfa 81)); Moussa Sissoko, Cheick Tiote (c), Vurnon Anita, Yoan Gouffran; Shola Ameobi (Yohan Cabaye 67), Papiss Cisse.
Subs: Rob Elliot (G), Paul Dummett, Yohan Cabaye, Gabriel Obertan, Sammy Ameobi, Hatem Ben Arfa, Loic Remy.
Manchester City (4-2-3-1): Costel Pantilimon (G); Micah Richards (Pablo Zabaleta 83), Dedryck Boyata, Joleon Lescott, Aleksandar Kolarov; Javi Garcia, Jack Rodwell (David Silva 65); James Milner, Stevan Jovetic (Alvaro Negredo 11), Jesus Navas; Edin Dzeko.
Subs: Joe Hart (G), Pablo Zabaleta, Martin Demichelis, Fernandinho, Samir Nasri, David Silva, Alvaro Negredo.
Yellow cards: Javi Garcia (38), Cheick Tiote (45+1), David Silva (90+3)
Red cards: None.
Referee: Neil Swarbrick.