Liverpool continued the positive trend after beating Newcastle United 3-1 in the fifth week of the English Premier League 2019/2020 at Anfield on Saturday (09/14/2019) evening hrs.
This is the Reds’ fifth victory in five games that have been played or 14 consecutive games in the Premier League, equaling the Premier League record set by Manchester City in 2011.
Anfield public was quiet when the Reds left behind by Jetro Willems scored in the seventh minute. However, Liverpool managed to get up and reply through two goals from Sadio Mane in the 28th minute, and 40.
The Reds added advantage in the second half after Mohamed Salah completed Roberto Firmino’s ripe pass in the 72nd minute. Salah has scored in each of his last three Premier League appearances against Newcastle.
This success confirms Juergen Klopp’s troops at the top of the 2019/2020 Premier League with a perfect result of 15 points from five matches. The Reds are five points ahead of second-place Manchester City, who have collected 10 points from four matches. The city will be hosted by Norwich City on Saturday (09/14/2019) at 23:30 WIB.
This victory confirms Liverpool won 76 matches over Newcastle from total action in the top league, more than any other team. While Liverpool is unbeaten in their last 24 home league matches against the Magpies (won 20, drawn 4) and has scored in each of them. Newcastle’s last win at Anfield was 2-0 in April 1994. Liverpool has scored 101 Premier League goals against Newcastle.
The composition of Liverpool players (4-3-3): Adrian, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Mane, Salah, Origi.
Reserves : Kelleher, Milner, Firmino, Gomez, Henderson, Lallana, Shaqiri.
Coach: Juergen Klopp
Newcastle United (5-4-1):Newcastle: Dubravka, Krafth, Schar, Lascelles, Dummett, Williams, Hayden, Shelvey, Atsu, Almiron, Joelinton
Coach: Steve Bruce