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Manchester City vs Newcastle United, Premier League Gameweek 1: Open Thread

manchester city newcastle united 600x400 Manchester City vs Newcastle United, Premier League Gameweek 1: Open Thread

Manchester City hosts Newcastle United in today’s first Monday match of the 2013/14 Premier League season.

With Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham already getting off to a flying start, Manchester City will want to get all three points in Manuel Pellegrini’s first Premier League match in charge of the Citizens.

For City, Aguero and Dzeko will start up front.

After receiving a bid from Arsenal, which was rejected, Yohan Cabaye is not playing today for Newcastle United.

In honor of Bert Trautmann, today’s match will commemorate his life.

For viewers in the United States, the match is being shown live on NBC Sports Network and NBC Sports Live Extra. The match kicks off at 3pm ET.

Join the conversation with soccer fans in the comments section below, either before, during or after the match.


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