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City 3-1 Newcastle United

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City 3
Newcastle United 1

Saturday 19th November 2011

Posted by Peter Ferguson

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And then there was one. The last Barclays Premier League unbeaten record outside East Manchester fell with a resounding thud at an entranced Etihad Stadium.

The Christmas lights blew a fuse when City legend Dennis Tueart threw the switch, but Roberto Mancini's table-toppers shone as bright as ever to inflict a comprehensive defeat.

Man of the match Micah RichardsMario Balotelli and Sergio Aguero scored the goals that leave City without parallel, and if two of them were penalties it hardly mattered in the end.

There is almost an inevitability these days about City. When there is no early goal, the Etihad remains calm, as if the collective assessment is: Don't worry, the goal will come.

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Barclays Premier League

1Manchester City12+3134
2Manchester United12+1729
3Newcastle United12+725
4Chelsea11+922
5Spurs10+622

As of: 19 November 2011, 5:41 PM

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Match Stats

Possession
  • Duration: 95 minutes
  • Home possession: 64%
  • Away possession: 36%
On Target
  • Home: 5
  • Away: 4
Fouls
  • Home: 12
  • Away: 8
Offsides
  • Home: 6
  • Away: 1

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