Man City vs Newcastle: TV channel, live stream, plus team news - with two key City injury worries

Manchester City welcome Newcastle United to the Etihad Stadium in Premier League action on Saturday afternoon, with Pep Guardiola’s side looking to get one step closer to the title.

Manchester City will be looking to remain top of the Premier League this weekend when they welcome Newcastle United to the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

The match, which kicks-off at 4.30pm, will see Pep Guardiola’s side try to reclaim top spot in the table, depending on whether Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

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City come into the game off the back of being eliminated from the semi-final of the Champions League. The Sky Blues fell to a 6-5 aggregate score against Real Madrid in extra-time, preventing them from reaching the last-two of the competition for a second consecutive season.

As for Newcastle, they have four wins in their last five games, with the Toon losing 1-0 to Liverpool last time out.

Riyad Mahrez starts for Manchester City. Credit: Getty.

City have the better record against the Magpies in the Premier League, with the Sky Blues winning 27 of their previous meetings, while Newcastle have eight victories and honours have been even the same number of occasions.

Guardiola’s side ran out 4-0 winners over the Toon in their last meeting at St James’ Park in December. Goals from Ruben Dias, Joao Cancelo, Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling gave City all three points.

What’s the latest team news?

The Sky Blues could be without Kyle Walker and John Stones for the clash with the Magpies on Sunday.

The latter missed their semi-final defeat to Real on Wednesday due to injury, while the former limped off in the 71st minute in the Spanish capital.

Guardiola will likely start with a 4-3-3 formation, although the Catalan has opted to use a 4-2-2-2 shape at times this season.

Kyle Walker limps off during Man City’s defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final. Picture: PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images

As for Newcastle, Eddie Howe will likely be without Callum Wilson for the clash at the Etihad on Sunday, but could see the return of Kieran Trippier.

The latter, who is a former City player, has been absent since mid-February, but his status for the weekend will depend on how he trains this week.

When asked about the right-back’s potential return against Guardiola’s team, Howe said: “We’ll see how his training week progresses.

“Yes, that training session was Friday, so he was never going to be in contention to play today.

“We’ll see how he progresses during the week.”

Is the match on TV?

The match will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League with coverage starting at 4pm.

Alternatively, Sky customers can live stream the game via the Sky Go app.

How can I watch highlights?

Sky Sports’ YouTube channel will show highlights of the fixture, while both City and Newcastle will upload the best bits of the action to their websites a few hours after the match.

And follow ManchesterWorld for all the action from the Etihad with player ratings on the final whistle.