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Apr 19, 2016 at 7.45pm UK at St James' Park
Attendance: 46,424
NewcastleNewcastle United
1-1
Man CityManchester City
Anita (31')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Aguero (14')

Team News: Vincent Kompany returns to Man City XI for clash against Newcastle United

Vincent Kompany returns to Manchester City's starting lineup for their Premier League match against Newcastle United.

Vincent Kompany has been named in Manchester City's starting lineup for tonight's Premier League match against Newcastle United following one month out with a calf injury.

The captain's inclusion is one of three changes made by manager Manuel Pellegrini, who has also brought Fernando and Fabian Delph into the first XI.

Nicolas Otamendi and Fernandinho have dropped to the bench, but there is no place for Samir Nasri, who started in City's last two league games.

Raheem Sterling has missed the last five games with a groin problem, but has given the squad a boost as he has been named among the substitutes this evening.

As for Newcastle, manager Rafael Benitez has made just the one change from the side that earned a 3-0 win over Swansea City last weekend.

Ayoze Perez comes into the attack alongside Papiss Cisse, resulting in Georginio Wijnaldum dropping to the bench.

Newcastle United: Darlow; Anita, Mbemba, Lascelles, Dummett; Townsend, Tiote, Colback, Sissoko; Perez, Cisse
Subs: Woodman, Saivet, Shelvey, Wijnaldum, Aarons, De Jong, Mitrovic

Manchester City: Hart; Zabaleta, Mangala, Kompany, Kolarov; Fernando, Delph; Toure, Navas, De Bruyne; Aguero
Subs: Caballero, Iheanacho, Bony, Fernandinho, Sterling, Otamendi, Demichelis

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ATHLETICS
· The women's heptathlon continues with the long jump, javelin and 800m, with Katarina Johnson-Thompson now out of contention following an injury (1.10am-1.40pm)
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· London 2012 champion Kirani James goes up against current world champion Steven Gardiner in the men's 400m final (1pm)

MARATHON SWIMMING
· One of the toughest Olympic events takes place in Tokyo Bay as GB's Hector Pardoe takes on the men's 20km marathon swim (10.30pm Wed)

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· Lois Toulson and Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix (daughter of First Dates' Fred Sirieix) line up for the women's 10m platform (semi-final 2am; final 7am)

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· Australia face Belgium in the men's final (11am)

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