Premier League – Liverpool at home to Newcastle United
Wednesday’s clash between Liverpool and Newcastle, sees ninth take on seventh in the League.
Liverpool have five points to their name, going into this tie
Also, Liverpool’s League position speaks for itself, as they continue their rich vein of winning form. Their last win, was the 1st in a row. With five points (1W, 1L and 2D), they are established in ninth position in the League having won one game, drawn two fixtures, and lost one game.
When Liverpool host Newcastle, they will do so on the back of one victory and one draw on their own ground.
Victory for Liverpool would take their points tally to 8 so far this season.
It is likely that eleven key players will miss Wednesday’s fixture, which is something of a concern for Jurgen Klopp and his Liverpool team.
Newcastle United have so far accrued six points in this season of the Premier League
A 3rd successive, disappointing result for Newcastle will not be acceptable for Eddie Howe’s men. They will see this fixture as an opportunity to turn their form around after drawing 1-1 at Wolverhampton Wanderers and 3-3 at Manchester City.
Also, Newcastle have developed a habit of drawing football matches this season, which is reflected by their position in the table. Their position is seventh in the League and they have six points, that is, 1W, 0L and 3D having won one game and drawn three meetings.
Playing away from home, Newcastle have drawn two meetings.
A win in this fixture would take Newcastle United’s points to 9 in the League.
Good Attacking Performance
They have a good scoring rate of six goals. Their stand out attacking players have been Callum Wilson (2), Kieran Trippier (1), and Fabian Schar (1). Newcastle have conceded four goals.
Newcastle’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Eddie Howe, ahead of this Wednesday’s fixture against their opponents.
Liverpool v Newcastle United – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels Liverpool and Newcastle have faced each other 55 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Liverpool’s favour (32 – 11). Additionally, Newcastle have tasted defeat against Liverpool in eleven out of the past 18 meetings with them. The last time both teams met in this competition Newcastle United delivered a 0-1 away win.
For Liverpool, Luis Diaz scoredthree goals in four League fixtures this campaign, while Callum Wilson, one of their best scorers, has nettedtwo goals in four League matches so far for Newcastle.