Liverpool vs Newcastle Prediction and Football Tips
Premier League football tips – Liverpool vs Newcastle prediction.
A classic Premier League fixture that quite often seems to have a number of goals scored sees Liverpool face Newcastle at Anfield. The home side picked up a hard fought victory against Blackburn in the FA Cup that sees them heading to Wembley, however the clubs league form has taken a hit over the last few weeks as losses to Manchester United and more recently Arsenal came thick and fast.
Newcastle are really struggling under John Carver, it’s hard to blame the management or the players, but it’s difficult to see a way out for this team. Luckily, without any shocks, the team should safe for another season of Premier League football and whoever steps in for the big job next season has got one heck of a task ahead. The 1-0 loss to rivals Sunderland last weekend is a misery compiler on top of three previous defeats.
Liverpool: 3-4-3 formation: Mignolet; Lovren, Toure, Can; Moreno, Allen, Lucas, Henderson; Coutinho, Sterling, Markovic
Newcastle: 4-2-3-1 formation: Krul; Taylor, Janmaat, Williamson, Colback; Sissoko, Anita; Gouffran, Cabella, Ameobi; Perez
On average over the last 10 games, Liverpool have scored 1.1 goals per game and have conceded only 0.8, while Newcastle haven’t been scoring enough with only 0.8 goals for and 1.6 conceded over the last 10.
Liverpool had previously defended well as a team, which meant games weren’t seeing a lot of goals with only three of 10 seeing 2.5 goals or more. Newcastle on the other hand have had half (5) of their last 10 games see at least 2.5 goals.
The last time the two sides met, it was Newcastle who picked up a win at home, with an Ayoze Perez winner late into the game.
Liverpool will win this one without any doubt, Newcastle are shocking at the moment, everyone involved with the team has given up for the season and it’s not good enough.
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