Newcastle United 2-2 Manchester City: Guardiola's side suffer fresh title blow

Newcastle players on the pitch before their match against West Ham

Manchester City need to win if they are to catch up Liverpool Credit Getty

Liverpool have been handed a boost in the title race as reigning champions Manchester City could manage just a draw against Newcastle, despite taking the lead twice.

The midfielder was poor in the previous game at Aston Villa, and looked like the kind of player Pep Guardiola's side would relish playing against. For me, it was great to learn that sometimes you can play in other places and it is good to feel other places. Manchester City will be without their record goalscorer Sergio Aguero as the forward suffered a thigh injury during last week's win against Chelsea while Bernardo Silva is back after serving his one-match suspension.

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola insists he was happy with his side's performance despite Jonjo Shevley's late strike for Newcastle United denying his side all three points on Saturday afternoon.

When City lost on their last visit to St James' Park back in January the title seemed lost, only for a 14-game winning streak to end the campaign to pip Liverpool to the post.

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"I never thought about it the years when we won. What I want is we stay this season together and next season together but I don't know what's the best for him". We moved the ball well, we found spaces outside especially with the players inside, and we arrived in front of goal many, many times.

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They were fortunate to beat Chelsea 2-1 last week and before the global break struggled past a Southampton side crushed 9-0 at home by Leicester City. 'I'm comfortable with the players, they're incredible people.

He signed a contract extension at City after two seasons in charge in May 2018 which aimed to keep him in situ until 2021, which is understood to be worth just over £15million a year.

"We talk a lot of times", Rodri said. We learned from that, obviously, but we had a bad, bad day.

No Premier League player has scored more goals in all competitions this season than Man City's Raheem Sterling (15 goals, level with Raul Jimenez).

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