Newcastle vs Liverpool: Express Sport brings you LIVE ranking, news and goal updates from St James’ Park
16:28: Jurgen Klopp is doing his same old regimen. Staring on the Newcastle avid gamers whilst they’re doing their workout routines. Doesn’t glance within the temper to be disenchanted these days.
Matt: Shelvey and Merino midfield partnership is wanted these days, that additional spark in midfield going ahead will assist.
Darren: It’s about time Daniel Sturridge were given a get started. Come on mate display them what you’ll do!
Fents: Shelvey & Manquillo will play the video games in their lives these days, expectantly Coutinho & the lads are feeling potent. Should be a tricky one.
16:25: As you could have anticipated, Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez has stated that enjoying towards his former facet might be a distinct and emotional revel in.
The Spaniard was once accountable for the Merseyside membership for 6 years from 2004 and guided them to their 5th Champions League identify in his debut season.
After spells at Inter Milan, Chelsea, Napoli and Real Madrid, Benitez was once introduced in to save lots of Newcastle from relegation in March final 12 months.
He didn’t be successful however helped them again into the highest flight straight away and faces his previous facet to whom he has now not misplaced in two earlier conferences.
“It’s a special game for me. It will be emotional, because I spent so many years there, and have so many good memories. My family still live in Liverpool, so it is my home,” Benitez informed Newcastle’s web page.
“I have a lot of positive, very good relationships with Liverpool fans, (including) the families connected to Hillsborough. There are a lot of connections, and it will be very emotional.”
16:20: Here’s these days’s beginning XI other people. Quite sudden to peer Daniel Sturridge most well-liked to Roberto Firmino in assault.
Newcastle XI: Elliot, Yedlin, Lascelles, Clark, Manquillo, Shelvey, Merino, Ritchie, Perez, Atsu, Joselu.
Subs: Murphy, Gayle, Diame, Hayden, Lejeune, Darlow, Jesus Gamez.
Liverpool XI: Mignolet, Gomez, Matip, Lovren, Moreno, Wijnaldum, Henderson, Coutinho, Salah, Sturridge, Mane.
Subs: Karius, Milner, Firmino, Klavan, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Can, Solanke.
Referee: Craig Pawson.
16:15: Good afternoon other people, welcome to our LIVE protection of Newcastle vs Liverpool from St James’ Park.
I’m certain Reds fanatics could have loved what they only witnessed at Goodison Park with Burnley operating out 1-Zero winners towards Everton, however can they bag a win of their very own these days?
It’s the overall Premier League fit ahead of the world damage ruins the whole lot, so let’s savour what must be an absolute cracker!
NEWCASTLE TEAM NEWS
Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic is to be had after suspension for these days’s Premier League conflict with Liverpool.
The Serbia world has neglected the final 3 video games after being discovered accountable – on video proof – of violent behavior right through the Three-Zero victory over West Ham.
Florian Lejeune returns to rivalry after shaking off an ankle damage, however supervisor Rafael Benitez in a different way has no contemporary damage considerations with simplest fellow defenders Paul Dummett (hamstring) and Massadio Haidara (knee) lacking.
LIVERPOOL TEAM NEWS
Liverpool ahead Sadio Mane is ready to begin after returning from a home suspension.
Midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum may face his former membership on the expense of Emre Can after an detached efficiency within the Champions League in midweek.
Midfielder Adam Lallana (thigh) is operating outdoor once more however continues to be a number of weeks from a comeback whilst right-back Nathaniel Clyne could also be getting better neatly from a again damage.
Newcastle squad: Elliot, Darlow, Woodman, Yedlin, Manquillo, Mbemba, Gamez, Lascelles, Clark, Lejeune, Hayden, Merino, Shelvey, Saivet, Ritchie, Atsu, Murphy, Aarons, Diame, Perez, Gayle, Joselu, Mitrovic.
Liverpool squad: Mignolet, Gomez, Lovren, Matip, Moreno, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Coutinho, Salah, Firmino, Mane, Karius, Alexander-Arnold, Klavan, Robertson, Milner, Grujic, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Sturridge, Solanke.
Last season: No corresponding fixture
Last 5 league fits: Newcastle L W W W L; Liverpool W W L D W
Top scorers: Aleksandar Mitrovic & Jamaal Lascelles (Newcastle) 2; Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) 6