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2018/2019 English Premier League
  • Raheem Sterling (8')
  • Kyle Walker (52')
  • DeAndre Yedlin (30')

Raheem Sterling, Kyle Walker fire Manchester City past Newcastle

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Sterling curls one in for Man City (0:39)

English Premier League: Raheem Sterling (8') Manchester City 1-0 New Castle (0:39)

Raheem Sterling and Kyle Walker each scored as Manchester City defeated Newcastle United 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

City, who have not lost a Premier League game to Newcastle since September 2005, opened the scoring in the seventh minute thanks to Sterling's second goal of the season.

Left-back Benjamin Mendy intercepted a pass from Newcastle's Jamaal Lascelles and turned back to find Sterling, who finished from 16 yards out after curling a right-footed shot past goalkeeper Martin Dubravka.

United States international DeAndre Yedlin pulled one back in the 30th minute with his first Premier League goal, becoming the 21st American player to score in the competition.

Yedlin, who joined Newcastle prior to the 2016-17 season, gathered a cross from Salomon Rondon on the right and charged past John Stones to put one home.

But Walker broke the deadlock in the 52nd minute by rifling shot from 25 yards out after Sterling dribbled into the area and left it for Sergio Aguero, who instead chose to set up his teammate.

Gabriel Jesus nearly extended the lead five minutes later, but his attempt was ruled offside.

Aguero, who scored eight goals in City's last two home games against Newcastle, was held silent on Saturday.

English Premier League Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Manchester City 12 +31 32
2 Liverpool 12 +18 30
3 Chelsea 12 +19 28
4 Tottenham Hotspur 12 +10 27
5 Arsenal 12 +11 24
6 AFC Bournemouth 12 +5 20
7 Watford 12 +3 20
8 Manchester United 12 -1 20
9 Everton 12 +4 19
10 Leicester City 12 +1 17
11 Wolverhampton Wanderers 12 -1 16
12 Brighton & Hove Albion 12 -5 14
13 West Ham United 12 -4 12
14 Newcastle United 12 -6 9
15 Burnley 12 -13 9
16 Crystal Palace 12 -9 8
17 Southampton 12 -13 8
18 Cardiff City 12 -14 8
19 Huddersfield Town 12 -16 7
20 Fulham 12 -20 5