Newcastle United’s recent resurgence will be put to the test when they face Liverpool, who are seeking the Premier League crown. Both teams have been performing well recently, and going into this game, Newcastle United are in ninth place with 43 points, while Liverpool are in second place with 79 points.
Newcastle were major relegation contenders in the opening half of the season, but they’ve already secured their place in the Premier League. That was accomplished in their most recent game, a 3-0 victory over Norwich. It was their fourth win in a row and their third clean sheet in four games. They’re on a five-game winning streak at St. James’ Park, so they’re in good shape. They have, however, failed to win any of their last ten games against Liverpool.
Liverpool are just a point behind Manchester City in the Premier League standings and are seeking to leapfrog the champions in the race for the title. As a result, this is a crucial game for the Reds, and they have a chance to move top for at least a few hours, with City playing later on Saturday. They’ve gone undefeated in their last 11 games, winning nine of them.
Only against Manchester City and Benfica in the Champions League did they look wobbly throughout that run. Both of those games ended in a 2-2 and a 3-3 draw, respectively. The Reds are coming off another impressive performance in the Champions League, as they defeated Villarreal 2-0 in the first leg of their semifinal match.
Newcastle United have fulfilled their season’s goal of surviving. It’ll be interesting to see how things go from here. Liverpool have everything to play for as they attempt to leapfrog Manchester City in the Premier League title battle.
They’ve had a tremendous run against Newcastle United, scoring a lot of goals while keeping clean sheets. This match will be won by Liverpool.
KICKOFF TIME: Liverpool versus Newcastle United match will go down on Saturday at 12:30PM Nigerian time.