EPL Matchday 5: Liverpool vs Newcastle United Preview
No team is in better form than Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool, but The Magpies have already pulled off a few shocks this season. The odds are stacked against Newcastle, but Liverpool’s streak will have to end sometime. Read on for Nitrogen Sports Blog Liverpool vs Newcastle preview of the upcoming EPL Matchday 5 2019.
Liverpool vs Newcastle United Week 5 game preview
When: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Where: Anfield, Liverpool
NFL Odds: Newcastle United (+2.5) vs. Liverpool (-2.5)
What to know about Newcastle (14th)
Liverpool vs. Newcastle United game preview 2019 take on the Magpies for EPL Matchday 5 2019:Nobody expected Steve Bruce to take on the role as Newcastle boss, but a couple of solid results have helped him to buy some time with unimpressed fans.
A 1-0 win over Tottenham was impressive, and they followed up with a 1-1 draw against Watford to climb away from the relegation spots and up the EPL rankings 2019.
Sadly, exciting winger Allan Saint-Maximin is still out for the Magpies, joining defenders DeAndre Yedlin and Florian Lejuene on the injury list. But Joelinton scored his first goal for Newcastle against Spurs, and he’s already picked up two yellow cards in four games.
What to know about Liverpool (1st)
Liverpool vs. Newcastle United game preview 2019 take on the Reds for EPL Matchday 5 2019:Liverpool have broken their record for the most consecutive league wins, with a 13-game run stretching back to last season. But take note that Midfielder Naby Keita, goalkeeper Alisson and right-back Nathaniel Clyne are injured and it could affect upcoming games.
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Liverpool have scored an average of three goals per game in the Premier League this season.
- Liverpool’s streak will come to an end eventually, and Newcastle handed Liverpool a shock 2-0 defeat when they met in 2015. It was early in Jurgen Klopp’s tenure, and he went on to transform the side into the Champions League winners of today. The odds are stacked against Newcastle.
- The Reds have averaged 17 shots on target per game, signalling their intent to keep on attacking.
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