Revealed: Manchester City vs Newcastle United lineups, change in defense for City, Silva starts

Ritabrata Banerjee / 03 October 2015

Second-placed Manchester City will host Newcastle United who is yet to win a single game this season on Saturday afternoon in the eighth game week of Premier League. 

Manchester City has collected 15 points from seven games this season and sit one point behind local rivals Manchester United in the table. Starting the season on the best possible note with five back to back wins in their first five games conceding zero goals in the process.

But they lost both of their last two league games and will be looking to bounce back to winning ways. They won their Champions League game in the midweek against Borussia Monchengladbach with a comeback from 1-0 down and won 2-1.

Here are the starting lineups of both the sides:

Manchester City Starting XI: Hart, Zabaleta, Otamendi, Mangala, Kolarov, Fernando, Fernandinho, Silva, Sterling, De Bruyne, Aguero

Manchester City Subs: Caballero, Demichelis, Sagna, M.Garcia, Navas, Bony, Iheanacho

Newcastle United Starting XI: Krul; Janmaat, Mbemba, Coloccini (c), Mbabu; Sissoko, Anita, Gouffran, Wijnaldum; Perez, Mitrović.

Newcastle United Subs: Elliot, Lascelles, Williamson, Tiote, Thauvin, de Jong, Cissé.

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