15 Dec 12 | St. James’ Park | Full Time: Newcastle United vs Manchester City (1-3)
Manchester City closed the gap on Manchester United at the top of the league table with a crucial victory against Newcastle United. Goals came from Aguero, Garcia & Yaya Toure. Newvcastle’s only goal came from a bullet header from Demba Ba.
City totally deserved it though as they stormed through the first half but Nasri got injured around the 35th minute mark and hence City lost a bit of a momentum but were never out of control.
Newcastle United – Demba Ba goal vs Manchester City (51′)
Manchester City – Sergio Aguero goal vs Newcastle (10′), Javi Garcia goal vs Newcastle (39′), Yaya Toure goal vs Newcastle (78′)
Newcastle United Starting Lineup – Krul; Simpson, Williamson, Coloccini, Santon; Tiote, Anita, Perch; Cisse, Ba, Gutierrez
Manchester City Starting Lineup – Hart; Zabaleta, K Toure, Nastasic, Clichy; Garcia, Y Toure; Nasri, Silva, Tevez, Aguero
Watch the highlights below.