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Newcastle v Manchester City player ratings from fans – MOTM, supporting cast and a scapegoat?

4 days ago
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The results of the Newcastle v Manchester City player ratings by fans.

Always interested to see what supporters have collectively made of the latest performance, when using our interactive ratings system.

Each player marked out of 10 and the averages below.

Dubravka (6.2) was by some distance Newcastle’s man of the match on Monday night at Aston Villa as he kept the score down.

The keeper repeating his top rating on Saturday but scoring 8.3 from fans as he earned Newcastle a valuable point with a succession of excellent saves.

Seven other Newcastle players rated 7.0 or better in the supporting cast.

Goalscorers Willems (8.1) and Shelvey (7.8) next highest as they topped off very good performances with the vital strikes.

Fernandez (7.7) was excellent yet again, whilst Clark (7.4) wasn’t far behind.

Saint-Maximin (7.3) and Almiron (7.2) also appreciated for their workrate and getting the team up the pitch when able to, they also played a part in the build up to one of the two goals.

Isaac Hayden (7.1) completes the list of those with better than average marks, a vital role in the middle of the pitch in front on the defence.

For my money, I think the rating for Joelinton (5.3) is very unfair. I don’t think he was great but he was even more isolated than usual and pretty much every time the ball was played to the Brazilian, he was outnumbered and with zero support.

Also a little harsh maybe on Dummett (6.9) and especially Manquillo (6.7), especially the Spaniard. He did really well against Sterling and wo the free-kick for the second equaliser.

Below are the ratings as voted by Newcastle fans up to 10am Monday:

If you haven’t already put in your Newcastle v Manchester City player ratings, go HERE and you can still input your own marks out of 10 for each player, then check back later to see whether the overall interactive ratings have changed for the team as more fans vote.

Stats from BBC Sport:

Newcastle 2 Manchester City 2  – Saturday 30 November 12.30pm

Goals:

Newcastle United:

Willems 25, Shelvey 88

Man City:

Sterling 22, De Bruyne 82

(Half-time stats in brackets)

Possession was Man City 77% (78%), Newcastle 23% (22%)

Total shots were Man City 24 (9), Newcastle 6 (3)

Shots on target were Man City 9 (4), Newcastle 3 (2)

Corners were Man City 10 (4), Newcastle 1 (1)

Crowd: 49,937 (3,200 Man City)

Referee: Chris Kavanagh

Newcastle team v Man City:

Dubravka, Manquillo, Fernandez, Dummett, Clark, Willems, Hayden, Shelvey, Saint-Maximin (Atsu 80), Almiron, Joelinton (Gayle 69)

Unused Subs

Darlow, Krafth, Matty Longstaff, Schar, Sean Longstaff

(Steve Bruce makes unnecessary Jonjo Shelvey comments after draw v Manchester City – Read HERE)

(John Stones says Manchester City still very much in title race despite Newcastle’s ‘Two sloppy goals’ – Read HERE)

(Pep Guardiola philosophical as Premier League title hopes end at St James Park – read HERE)

(Watch official match highlights and all four goals from Newcastle 2 Manchester City 2 – Watch HERE)

(Newcastle 2 Manchester City 2 – Instant NUFC fan/writer reaction to Saturday’s draw – Read HERE)

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