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Liverpool v Newcastle - Pub Ammo

Budweiser Premier Predictor Opta Insights

  • Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 23 home league matches against Newcastle (W19 D4), scoring in every one whilst keeping 12 clean sheets.
  • Only against Man United (29 games from 1973-2012) have Newcastle had a longer winless run away from home in the top-flight than their current winless run of 23 games against Liverpool.
  • The Redmen are looking to win their opening five league games for the second time in consecutive seasons.

The Analyst predicts...4-0 to Liverpool

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Footy Quiz

1. Which midfielder scored in Newcastle’s 2-0 win over Liverpool in December 2015 before being poached by the Reds for £25million the following summer?

2. What is the title of Michael Owen’s new book which has caused such a stir on Tyneside?

3. At which club did Alan Shearer make his full senior debut?

4. Who was the last Englishman to take charge of Liverpool?

5. Which business was the Magpies' shirt sponsor for two spells between 1980-2000?

Classic Clips

The last time the Toon won a league match at Anfield was 1994...

More concrete evidence that Michael Owen bleeds red (not black and white).

When Rafa returns….

Xabi Alonso with an absolute ping and a half.

Twice the Toon take the lead - double deflation for Keegan.

Did You Know?

 

  • Sadio Mane has played 50 PL matches at Anfield without losing – 49 with Liverpool, one with Southampton – more than any other player has played on one ground without ending on the losing side in PL history.
  • Liverpool have scored 98 Premier League goals against Newcastle – they could become the third team to score 100+ against a single opponent in the competition, and the first to do so against a side who hasn’t been ever-present in the division.
  • Liverpool are hoping to become the fourth team to win 14 consecutive English top-flight matches, after Arsenal and Man City (twice) and the first to win 14 in a row while scoring more than goal each time

Quiz Answers

1. Georginio Wijnaldum

2. Reboot

3. Southampton

4. Roy Hodgson

5. Newcastle Brown Ale

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