Newcastle vs Liverpool: Match Preview

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Liverpool will be travelling to Newcastle to continue their title quest with two games remaining in the Premier League.

Newcastle drew their last game against Brighton by 1-1. The Magpies are thirteenth in the Premier League are well safe from the relegation drop.

Liverpool lost their last game against Barcelona by 3-0. It was a game where Liverpool was the better team but Barcelona was the more clinical one in front of the goal.

Form

Newcastle – LLWWD

Benitez’s side has won six of their last seven home games. The Magpies have a good record against Liverpool at home. They are unbeaten in the last four games against Liverpool at home.

Liverpool – WWWWL

The Reds have been in good form. Even in the defeat against Barcelona, they put in a brilliant away performance. They only have one defeat this season in the Premier League and have been on seven matches winning run in the league.

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Injury/Suspensions

Newcastle

Sean Longstaff, Florian Lejeune and Miguel Almiron are all injured and will miss the game against Liverpool. Ayoze Perez and James Lascelles have been passed fit ahead of the game.

Liverpool

Adam Lallana and Naby Keita are only injury issue for Jurgen Klopp. Naby Keita has been ruled out for the season after sustaining injury against Barcelona.

Probable Lineups

Newcastle

Formation: 5-4-1

Dubravka; Manquillo, Schar, Lascelles, Dummett, Ritchie; Perez, Hayden, Shelvey, Kenedy; Rondon.

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Liverpool

Formation: 4-3-3

Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane.

Stadium

St.James Park, Newcastle

Possible Outcome

James Milner has called for his teammates to respond back to the Barcelona defeat against Newcastle. Jurgen Klopp will surely go with his first-choice team which he has labelled more important than the Barcelona one.

Expect Liverpool forwards to respond with a clinical performance after their poor finishing at Camp Nou. The Reds will get a job done at Newcastle and put pressure on Man City who will host Leicester on Sunday.

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