Match Preview: Newcastle United vs Liverpool
Newcastle United host Liverpool at home this Saturday, with the game set to have a huge impact on the title race, as we head into the final stretch of the season.
The Magpies will look to put a spanner in the works as Liverpool look to hunt down Manchester City, to win their second Premier League crown and potentially achieve an historic quadruple.
The Toon army head into the game 9th in the table, one point ahead of 10th place Leicester City, looking to a cement their first top half finish since the 2017/18 season.
Liverpool visit Tyneside one point behind league leaders Manchester City, with five games remaining.
The Magpies will head into the game with momentum at their feet, with the Toon Army having won their last 6 home games. Bruno Guimaraes will look to continue his fantastic form, with the Brazilian bagging 2 goals in his last 3 games.
Liverpool come into the game in blistering form, with 12 victories in their last 13 Premier League games. Mohamed Salah will likely be in and amongst the goals as the Egyptian has seven goal contributions in his last seven starts vs Newcastle.
Having lost their first Premier League game against Newcastle under Jurgen Klopp in December 2015, Liverpool are unbeaten in their past ten games against the Magpies.
The latest of those games came last December, in which Liverpool were comfortable 3-1 winners at Anfield.
Newcastle will be without winger Ryan Fraser as he sits out with a thigh injury. Kieran Trippier and Callum Wilson still remain on the treatment table so will not feature.
Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino will also miss the game, as he recovers from a foot injury.
Newcastle United vs Liverpool, 30th April, 12:30 kick off at St James Park