Classic match: Man City and Newcastle draw thriller

16 Jan 2018

Albert scores twice and Asprilla gets first PL goal but Magpies share points in 3-3 showpiece at Maine Road

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Ahead of Saturday's encounter between Manchester City and Newcastle United we recall a six-goal classic between the two sides.

The year is 1996, Newcastle are six points clear at the top of the Premier League and they have just signed Faustino Asprilla to boost their title push.

What ensued was a goalfest at Maine Road between Kevin Keegan's "Entertainers" and Alan Ball's 18th-placed Man City.

Roll back the years and watch the video above.

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