Newcastle vs Manchester City LIVE: Pep Guardiola’s men in first action since being confirmed as Premier League Champions as third choice goalkeeper Scott Carson STARTS
- Newly-crowned Champions Manchester City face Newcastle on Friday 8pm GMT
- Newcastle XI: Dubravka, Murphy, Krafth, Fernandez, Dummett, Ritchie, Shelvey (c), Willock, Almiron, Saint-Maximin, Joelinton
- Man City XI: Carson, Walker, Garcia, Ake, Cancelo, Rodrigo, Gundogan, Bernardo, Torres, Sterling (c), Jesus
- It is City’s first action since fifth Premier League title was secured this week
- Magpies will hope to spoil the party and surpass the 40-point mark themselves
- Latest Premier League news, including fixtures and results
- Premier League table – as it stands
The newly-crowned Premier League Champions will be in action for the first time since their title was confirmed when Manchester City travel to face Newcastle.
After an exceptional season which has seen them spend much of the season comfortably at the top, Pep Guardiola’s third title as City manager was finally confirmed on Tuesday when Manchester United were beaten.
They will hope to celebrate the title win with their 26th victory of the season at St James Park, but the Magpies stand in their way who will be hoping to surpass the 40-point mark tonight.
Follow Sportsmail’s CIAN CHEESBROUGH for live EPL coverage of Newcastle vs Manchester City, including scoreline, lineups and build-up.