Thursday August 14th, 2014

Defending Premier League champion Manchester City begins its title defense on the road Sunday against Newcastle United at St. James' Park. 

Manchester City has been able to keep most of their key players, while adding several players this offseason, notably Eliaquim Mangala from Porto. Newcastle finished 10th in the Premier League last season. 

More: English Premier League season preview 2014/15: Manchester City

This offseason, the Magpies added Siem de Jong, Jack Colback and Remy Cabella, but the club significantly lost defender Mathieu Debuchy to Arsenal. 

More: English Premier League season preview 2014/15: Newcastle United

Date: Sunday, Aug. 17

Start time: 11:00 a.m. ET

TV: NBC Sports Network, Telemundo, NBC Sports Live Extra

Live Stream: The match can be streamed live in the United States here

Tickets: For ticket information, visit Newcastle United's official website

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