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Where to watch Man City vs Newcastle live stream, TV channel, lineups, prediction for FA Cup quarterfinal match

Manchester City will be looking to continue their FA Cup title defence as Pep Guardiola’s team host Newcastle in the quarterfinals on March 16.

City remain on course to potentially defend their trophy treble from 2023 as they battle on in the Premier League title race and gear up for the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals.

Newcastle will not be in the Champions League next season and winning the FA Cup could be their only route to Europe for the 2024/25 campaign.

The Sporting News looks at the key details ahead of this game, including how to watch it across the world, kickoff times and the latest lineup news.

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What time does Man City vs Newcastle kick off?

This FA Cup match takes place at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, UK and kicks off on Saturday, March 16 at 5:30 p.m. local time.

Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories:

  Date Kickoff time
USA Sat, Mar. 16 1:30 p.m. ET
Canada Sat, Mar. 16 1:30 p.m. ET
UK Sat, Mar. 16 5:30 p.m. GMT
Australia Sun, Mar. 17 4:30 a.m. AEDT
India Sat, Mar. 16 11:00 p.m. IST

Man City vs Newcastle live stream, TV channel

Here’s how to watch this FA Cup match across selected areas of the world’s major regions:

Region TV Streaming
Canada Sportsnet 360

Sportsnet NOW Plus

UK BBC 1 BBC iPlayer
Australia Paramount+

USA: This game is available exclusively on ESPN+.

Canada: Broadcast and streaming options are available via Sportsnet.

Australia: Fans in Australia can stream FA Cup matches live and on demand on Paramount+.

UK: This match is available on BBC 1 and streaming is covered by the BBC iPlayer.

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Man City vs Newcastle lineups, team news

Kevin De Bruyne has joined goalkeeper Ederson on the injury list for Manchester City with the pair ruled out until after the incoming international break. 

Guardiola could reshuffle his team, with Mateo Kovacic, Sergio Gomez and Oscar Bobb potentially starting, with Stefan Ortega replacing Ederson.

Man City predicted XI (4-2-3-1, right to left): Ortega (GK) — Walker, Dias, Akanji, Gomez — Nunes, Kovacic — Silva, Foden, Bobb  — Haaland.

Man City subs (9): TBC

Eddie Howe has no change on his injury list with Harvey Barnes and Kieran Tripper ruled out for the visitors. 

A late decision will be made on Anthony Gordon’s fitness but defender Dan Burn is expected to start.

Newcastle predicted XI (4-3-3 right to left): Dubravka (GK) — Livramento, Schar, Botman, Burn — Longstaff, Guimaraes, Miley — Almiron, Isak, Gordon.

Newcastle predicted subs (9): TBC

Man City vs Newcastle prediction

Guardiola will be looking to balance his squad as the campaign run-in steps up in the coming weeks with huge games spread across all competitions for his team. 

They head into this tie on the back of a 21-match unbeaten run and they have not lost at home since November 2022.

Prediction: Man City 2-1 Newcastle

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