After five consecutive away matches, City were back at home and needing a victory to put the pressure on league leaders Arsenal.
Having won our last 13 Premier League home matches against Newcastle, we boasted the second best home winning run against one particular side in the history of the Premier League.
However, Pep Guardiola knew the threat this year's Magpies posed after the entertaining 3-3 draw at St James' Park back in the early weeks of the season.
How would this Saturday lunchtime kick-off play out?
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