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MCI vs NEW Fantasy Prediction: Manchester City vs Newcastle United Best Fantasy Picks for Premier League 2020-21 Match

Gautam Kapoor

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MCI vs NEW Fantasy Prediction: City continue to play catch up with Liverpool as the side scours for attacking form.

They are scampering their way to wins but City will be the first to admit that they have a long way to go before they can emerge as true title contenders in the competition. The side is yet to convincingly showcase its credentials in the league this season with the 8th placed side massively off the speed set by Liverpool.

However, as long as City can keep squirming their way to the three points, the side will know it will keep remaining relevant in the title race. With a win against Southampton the last time around followed up by a triumph in the Carabao Cup, the club has all the momentum it needs as it veers to embark on the festive period.

And in Newcastle United, City have an opposition they should end up comprehensively downing as they take their winning spree to three wins.

Probable Winner

A straightforward match, City will maraud their way to three points without as much as breaking a sweat.

Team News

Garcia is out on the injury bed while Jesus and Walker have both tested positive for COVID to rule out the City duo.

Martin is still injured while Allan, Javier, Fabian and Jamaal have all sustained Coronavirus.

Probable Playing XI

Manchester City

Ederson, Oleksandr, Dias, Stones, Mendy, Rodri, Gundogan, Mahrez, De Bruyne, Sterling, Aguero.

Newcastle United

Darlow, Yedlin, Hayden, Clark, Lewis, Almiron, Shelvey, Longstaff, Ritchie, Wilson, Joelinton.

Top Goal-scorer

Manchester City – Sterling: 4 Goals, 2 Assists.

Newcastle United – Wilson: 8 Goals, 2 Assists.

MCI vs NEW Fantasy Prediction


We begin our set of picks for today’s encounter with the selection of Karl Darlow from Newcastle United. All aspirations of his club salvaging a draw will lie on the shot stopper, a player who has shown his expertise in abundance this season.


Where Newcastle United just can’t conjure up goals, City on the other hand are keeping cleansheets at will this season. Despite Walker being out with COVID, this looks like a certain shutdown for City to see us opt for a trio from the club.

All of Ruben Dias, John Stones and Joao Cancelo while the other side will feature Deandre Yedlin.


His goal ensured City were able to record a 1-0 win against Southampton to see us make Raheem Sterling the first pick from the club. Kevin de Bruyne who got the assist for that strike is his partner.

The four goals for Riyadh Mahrez see us opt for him as well with Ilkay Gundogan completing the four man docket from the team. Newcastle United on the other hand will see us opt for Miguel Almiron owing to his ability to provide unbridled support to the side’s attacks.


His side’s top scorer with a staggering 8 goals and 2 assists, Callum Wilson wraps up our set of picks for the day.

Captain and vice-captain

The 2 goals and 7 assists for Kevin make him our captain while Cancelo is the vice-captain.

Fantasy Team

Karl, John, Ruben, Cancelo, Yedlin, Kevin, Raheem, Mahrez, Ilkay, Almiron, Wilson

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Fantasy Team Disclaimer

All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.

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Gautam Kapoor

Gautam Kapoor


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