Match Today: Liverpool vs Newcastle United 31-08-2022 English Premier League
Liverpool will face a tough test against resilient Newcastle United as they try to build momentum after last weekend's record-breaking Premier League victory. On Scott Parker's team. Liverpool were dominant from start to finish and got a much-needed morale boost after their recent struggle. Not only was it their biggest winning margin ever, it was a joint record for the Premier League as a whole.
Although not always on the same wavelength, it is always expected that The dominant display is at Anfield as Liverpool finished unbeaten there in the league last year, losing just once in their last 22 competitive games. However, they will need to be more consistent in defence. In addition to the clean sheet against lowly Bournemouth the Reds have conceded in their last six matches, Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe deserves some respect to their name.
Draw against City and in tough away matches against Brighton Wolves They have also begun to correct their horrific away record under former coach Steve Bruce, having lost only once in their last six competitive matches. Their record at Anfield is really poor as Newcastle have not won in their last 27 games.
Liverpool vs Newcastle United
Defeating Bournemouth 9-0 has brought many players back to normal. In the absence of Salah strange that he did not score or assist in any of the goals, Roberto Firmino starred in the performance of the man deserving of the match, scoring two goals and making three more goals. Given the absence of Nunez who will serve the third game of the red card ban, he's a valid option for anyone diving into the scorer's markets.
Liverpool are not without their injury fears at the moment, particularly in defense and midfield, with the likes of Thiago, Jones, Kelleher, Konate, Matip, Chamberlain, Jota and Ramsey out. Newcastle has a well-known star at the moment, which is none other than Allen Saint-Maximin. He terrified Manchester City last week and scored a late equalizer to save a point for his team in the last game, so he is definitely a player to watch for now. All eyes will also be on new record signing Alexander Isaacs, who is likely to get his first minutes against Liverpool, and it could be exciting to watch him alongside Callum Wilson. Shelvey, Kraft and Byrne are out of the Newcastle team.
Newcastle United vs Liverpool
Liverpool beat Newcastle 3-1 in the opposite game last season in what was a rather comforting victory for the Reds, who also achieved the Premier League double over Newcastle last season. However, Newcastle are a dangerous opponent and a force to be reckoned with under Howe's direction. Liverpool have conceded first place in seven of their last eight Premier League games. Liverpool have kept clean sheets in their last five home games. Newcastle's last three games have seen both teams score Newcastle's record in His last three visits at Anfield Newcastle are still waiting for an international permit to play new Alexander Isaacs against Liverpool after he missed his first appearance in Sunday's 1-1 draw at Molineux due to a delayed work permit. But Howe is hopeful the green light will come in time to allow the club's record signing to do his bow with Newcastle.