Newcastle – Newcastle United will travel to the headquarters of Manchester City this weekend. Although out of the front line fierce opponent has, the Magpies will not play defensive.
Caretaker Newcastle, John Carver, said that his team had a chance to win at the Etihad Stadium. He then pointed out the match between City vs Middlesbrough in the FA Cup and City vs Hull City at the weekend of the 24 Premier League. In the two home games, the City failed to win. After losing 0-2 to Middlesbrough, City drew 1-1 with Hull City.
In fact, in the last three home games in all competitions, the City has always failed to achieve victory. Before defeated Boro and draw by Hull, City defeated Arsenal 0-2 first in the Premier League.
“We’ve seen their match against Middlesbrough in the FA Cup. Also the game against Hull City last week [sic]. Until the last few minutes, Hull ahead. So we should not be daunted playing there,” said Carver told The Shields Gazette.
“We have to play there with confidence.”
“We will not park the bus. We have a plan we will execute –dan it– plan, but we also have to put pressure on them.”
Carver then leverage achieved Newcastle’s 2-0 victory in the League Cup in October 2014. The victory at the Etihad Stadium, Carver said, is not a coincidence.