When you are Newcastle United, there are matches in which you just know you're outclassed before kick-off. Manchester City is one of those these days. As the Toon faithful streamed into St. James' Park for the match against the defending champions, there would have been precious few that harbored hope of even taking a single point from the match based on the gulf in class and Newcastle's poor performances over the previous 6 matches.
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