Newcastle United vs Liverpool Preview

Newcastle United vs Liverpool 

Competition – Barclays Premier League

Stadium – St James’ Park

Date: 1st October 2017

Kick-off time – 16:30 GMT

Live in-play betting – bet365

Newcastle started this new season in an unsurprisingly poor manner after their manager Rafael Benitez failed to sign most of his transfer targets.

However, they have recovered well from losing their opening two games to Tottenham and Huddersfield.

They won three straight games against West Ham, Stoke City and Swansea and were 4th in the league table at some point before losing to Brighton – they have now moved down to the middle of the table and will no doubt be looking for all three points in this game.

Liverpool in contrast are currently lacking confidence in front of goal.

They drew their last game 1-1 away in Russia, a game in which they dominated the opposition penalty box yet scored only 1 goal with Daniel Sturridge, Mo Salah, and Roberto Firmino all missing glorious chances to put the game to bed.

Last weekend’s hard fought 3-2 win over Leicester remains their only win their last 6 matches in all competition.

Liverpool’s problems comes at both ends of the pitch – they have conceded 19 goals in their 11 games this season and have failed to convert more than 95% of the chances they have created so far.

Liverpool have not won 5 of their last 6 games at Newcastle.

Results of each team’s last 5 matches across all leagues and competitions

Newcastle United 

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
L Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 Newcastle United Sep 24, 2017 English Premier League
W Newcastle United 2-1 Stoke City Sep 16, 2017 English Premier League
W Swansea City 0-1 Newcastle United Sep 10, 2017 English Premier League
W Newcastle United 3-0 West Ham United Aug 26, 2017 English Premier League
L Newcastle United 2-3 Nottingham Forest Aug 23, 2017 English Carabao Cup

Liverpool 

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
W Leicester City 2-3 Liverpool Sep 23, 2017 English Premier League
L Leicester City 2-0 Liverpool Sep 19, 2017 English Carabao Cup
D Liverpool 1-1 Burnley Sep 16, 2017 English Premier League
D Liverpool 2-2 Sevilla FC Sep 13, 2017 UEFA Champions League
L Manchester City 5-0 Liverpool Sep 9, 2017 English Premier League

H2H

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
Liverpool 2-2 Newcastle United Apr 23, 2016 English Premier League
Newcastle United 2-0 Liverpool Dec 6, 2015 English Premier League
Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle United Apr 13, 2015 English Premier League
Newcastle United 1-0 Liverpool Nov 1, 2014 English Premier League
Liverpool 2-1 Newcastle United May 11, 2014 English Premier League

Other fixtures taking place this week in the Premier League Fixtures:

 

Premier League Table

# Team MP W D L F A G P
1 Manchester City 8 7 1 0 29 4 +25 22
2 Manchester United 8 6 2 0 21 2 +19 20
3 Tottenham Hotspur 8 5 2 1 15 5 +10 17
4 Watford 8 4 3 1 13 13 +0 15
5 Chelsea 8 4 1 3 13 8 +5 13
6 Arsenal 8 4 1 3 12 10 +2 13
7 Burnley 8 3 4 1 8 6 +2 13
8 Liverpool 8 3 4 1 13 12 +1 13
9 Newcastle United 8 3 2 3 9 8 +1 11
10 Brighton & Hov… 9 3 2 4 9 10 -1 11
11 West Bromwich Albion 8 2 4 2 7 9 -2 10
12 Southampton 8 2 3 3 7 9 -2 9
13 Huddersfield Town 8 2 3 3 5 9 -4 9
14 Swansea City 8 2 2 4 5 8 -3 8
15 Everton 8 2 2 4 5 13 -8 8
16 Stoke City 8 2 2 4 9 18 -9 8
17 West Ham United 9 2 2 5 8 17 -9 8
18 Leicester City 8 1 3 4 10 13 -3 6
19 AFC Bournemouth 8 1 1 6 4 12 -8 4
20 Crystal Palace 8 1 0 7 2 18 -16 3

 

Latest Premier League Results

October 20, 2017
West Ham United 0 - 3 Brighton & Hov…
October 16, 2017
Leicester City 1 - 1 West Bromwich Albion
October 15, 2017
Southampton 2 - 2 Newcastle United
Brighton & Hov… 1 - 1 Everton
October 14, 2017
Watford 2 - 1 Arsenal
Burnley 1 - 1 West Ham United
Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Chelsea
Manchester City 7 - 2 Stoke City
Tottenham Hotspur 1 - 0 AFC Bournemouth
Swansea City 2 - 0 Huddersfield Town
Liverpool 0 - 0 Manchester United
October 1, 2017
Newcastle United 1 - 1 Liverpool
Everton 0 - 1 Burnley
Arsenal 2 - 0 Brighton & Hov…

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