English Premier League

Liverpool vs Newcastle 2021-22 English Premier League

  • 21': Diogo Jota
  • 25': Mohamed Salah
  • 87': Trent Alexander-Arnold
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3 - 1
  • 7': Jonjo Shelvey

COVID-hit Liverpool beat Newcastle, keep pressure on Premier League leaders Manchester City

Liverpool overcame the absence of three players to suspected positive COVID-19 tests and an early goal to beat Newcastle United 3-1.

Match Commentary

  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 7': Goal! Liverpool 0, Newcastle United 1. Jonjo Shelvey (Newcastle United) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.
  • 15': Substitution, Newcastle United. Matt Ritchie replaces Jamal Lewis because of an injury.
  • 21': Goal! Liverpool 1, Newcastle United 1. Diogo Jota (Liverpool) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner following a corner.
  • 25': Goal! Liverpool 2, Newcastle United 1. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.
  • 45'+2': Joelinton (Newcastle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 55': Ryan Fraser (Newcastle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 70': Jordan Henderson (Liverpool) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 74': Substitution, Liverpool. Roberto Firmino replaces Mohamed Salah.
  • 74': Substitution, Liverpool. Naby Keïta replaces Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
  • 79': Substitution, Newcastle United. Callum Wilson replaces Allan Saint-Maximin because of an injury.
  • 86': Isaac Hayden (Newcastle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 87': Substitution, Newcastle United. Joseph Willock replaces Ryan Fraser.
  • 87': Goal! Liverpool 3, Newcastle United 1. Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Roberto Firmino following a set piece situation.
  • 90': Substitution, Liverpool. James Milner replaces Thiago.

Game Information

Competition: English Premier League

Venue: Anfield
Location: Liverpool, England
Attendance: 52,951

English Premier League Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+62 Manchester City 38 91 3
+62 Arsenal 38 89 5
+45 Liverpool 38 82 4
+15 Aston Villa 38 68 10
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Statistics

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4 Fouls 9
3 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 2
0 Corner Kicks 11
6 Saves 2
25.8 Possession 74.2
5 SHOTS 23
3 ON GOAL 8
0.6 On Target % 0.3
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
155 Accurate Passes 628
258 Passes 738
0.6 Pass Completion % 0.9
1 Accurate Crosses 7
6 Crosses 23
0.2 Cross % 0.3
72 Long Balls 55
22 Accurate Long Balls 30
0.3 Long Balls % 0.5
0 Blocked Shots 6
20 Effective Tackles 9
24 Tackles 12
0.8 Tackle % 0.8
22 Interceptions 9
28 Effective Clearances 3
28 Clearances 3

Line-Ups

LIV Liverpool (4-3-3)

No. Name
1 Alisson Becker (GK)
5 Ibrahima Konaté
32 Joël Matip
26 Andy Robertson
66 Trent Alexander-Arnold
14 Jordan Henderson Yellow Card
6 Thiago Alcantara
15 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
20 Diogo Jota
10 Sadio Mané
11 Mohamed Salah

NEW Newcastle United (4-5-1)

No. Name
1 Martin Dúbravka (GK)
6 Jamaal Lascelles
5 Fabian Schär
12 Jamal Lewis
19 Javier Manquillo
7 Joelinton Yellow Card
14 Isaac Hayden Yellow Card
8 Jonjo Shelvey
21 Ryan Fraser Yellow Card
23 Jacob Murphy
10 Allan Saint-Maximin

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