Hosts coast to victory as visitors fail to land a punch

Manchester City have made two changes from the side that beat Sevilla on penalties in the Uefa Super Cup. Ruben Dias replaces Nathan Ake in the centre of defence, while Julian Alvarez is preferred to Cole Palmer in attack. 

Manchester City XI: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Akanji, Gvardiol, Rodri, Kovacic, Foden, Alvarez, Haaland, Grealish

Subs: Ortega, Phillips, Ake, Gomez, Perrone, Bobb, Palmer, Lewis McAtee

Eddie Howe’s names the same starting XI that thrashed Aston Villa 5-1 on the opening weekend. Summer signings Valentino Livramento and Harvey Barnes will have to wait for their first start for the visitors. 

Newcastle United XI: Pope, Trippier. Schar, Botman, Burn, Tonali, Guimaraes, Joelinton, Almiron, Isak, Gordon.

Subs: Dubravaka, Lascelles, Wilson, Ritchie, Targett, Barnes, Livramento, Anderson, Longstaff.

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