Manchester: Newcastle United visited fresh misery upon faltering Manchester City with an impressive 2-0 win at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday that dumped the holders out of the League Cup.
Newcastle's Rolando Aarons (left) scores against Manchester City. Pic/AFP
Teenage forward Rolando Aarons put Alan Pardew's side ahead in the sixth minute and substitute Moussa Sissoko added a superb solo goal 14 minutes from time to send Newcastle into the quarter-finals. Newcastle will visit Tottenham Hotspur in the Last Eight.
Premier League champions City, who saw midfielder David Silva forced off by injury, have now gone three games without victory in all competitions ahead of Sunday's derby with Manchester United.
"We didn't play well enough," City manager Manuel Pellegrini told Sky Sports.
"We conceded two easy goals and didn't take our chances to score."
Number of games EPL giants Manchester City have gone without winning across all competitions