Newcastle 3-3 Man City: Citizens mount a fight back in thrilling clash on Tyneside

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On Sunday, Newcastle and Man City were held to a 3-3 draw at St James’ Park. Newcastle were looking for a victory following a disappointing 0-0 draw with Brighton & Hove Albion in their previous game. Man City were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Bournemouth and West Ham United. As the table looks today, Newcastle are currently 8th with 4 points from 3 matches, while Man City sit in 5th, with 6 points from 3.

Man City started the first half well, with an early goal from Ilkay Gundogan in the 5th minute. However, the good fortune didn’t last for long. An equalizer from Miguel Almiron in the 28th minute brought The Magpies level. However they weren’t finished yet and Callum Wilson made it 2-1 in the 39th minute to see out the first half 2-1.

Newcastle started strong in the second half and were able to dominate, when Kieran Trippier found the net at the 54 minute mark. However, Cityzens weren’t lying down and managed to pull back a goal from Erling Haaland in the 60th minute. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Bernardo Silva in the 64th minute with a final score of 3-3.

Substitutions for Newcastle included Chris Wood, Sean Longstaff, Jacob Murphy and Emil Krafth for Callum Wilson, Joseph Willock, Miguel Almiron and Dan Burn, repectively. Man City brought on Ruben Dias, to replace Nathan Ake.

There were bookings for Bruno Guimaraes, Fabian Schar, Kieran Trippier and Joelinton from Newcastle. For Man City, Joao Cancelo and John Stones saw yellow.

Newcastle will play away against Wolverhampton Wanderers, while Man City will face Crystal Palace at home.

Technical card:
Newcastle United:Nick Pope, Kieran Trippier, Botman Sven, Fabian Schar, Dan Burn (Emil Krafth, min.90), Joseph Willock (Sean Longstaff, min.70), Joelinton, Bruno Guimaraes, Callum Wilson (Chris Wood, min.69), Miguel Almiron (Jacob Murphy, min.83) and Allan Saint-Maximin
Manchester City:Ederson, Kyle Walker, Nathan Ake (Ruben Dias, min.21), John Stones, Joao Cancelo, Kevin De Bruyne, Ilkay Gundogan, Rodri, Bernardo Silva, Phil Foden and Erling Haaland
Stadium:St James’ Park
Goals:Ilkay Gundogan (0-1, min. 5), Miguel Almiron (1-1, min. 28), Callum Wilson (2-1, min. 39), Kieran Trippier (3-1, min. 54), Erling Haaland (3-2, min. 60) and Bernardo Silva (3-3, min. 64)