Manchester City vs. Newcastle United: Premier League Live Score, Highlights

Tom SunderlandFeatured ColumnistMarch 29, 2013

Manchester City 4-0 Newcastle United, Etihad Stadium, Full TIme

Although pedestrian at times, Manchester City made up for a bounty of missed chances by clinically putting a Magpies threat to bed just five minutes from halftime, scoring twice within five minutes thanks to Carlos Tevez and David Silva.

In the second period, Vincent Kompany and Yaya Toure added two more goals for the hosts as Roberto Mancini's men cruised to a 4-0 victory, putting the Citizens in good stead for their Manchester derby fixture next week.

Manchester City Starting XI: Hart; Zabaleta, Kompany (c), Lescott, Clichy; Barry, Yaya Toure; Silva, Nasri, Tevez; Dzeko

Manchester City Subs: Pantilimon, K Toure, Kolarov, Garcia, Milner, Sinclair, Aguero

Scorers: Tevez (41'), Silva (45'+1), Kompany (56') Y.Toure (69')

Newcastle United Starting XI: Elliot; Simpson, S.Taylor, Yanga-Mbiwa, Gutierrez; Anita, Cabaye (c); Obertan, Sissoko, Gouffran; Cisse

Newcastle United Subs: Harper, Good, Perch, Bigirimana, Gosling, Marveaux, Campbell