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Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle United - Highlights (Video)

LFC Globe
3rd March 2018
Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle
Liverpool strolled to a 2-0 victory at Anfield against Newcastle United in the Premier League on a cold Saturday afternoon / Image: Getty Images

Liverpool strolled to a 2-0 victory at Anfield against in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon, as the Reds climbed to second in the table ahead of 's trip to on Monday.

Goals

40′:  (assist: Oxlade-Chamberlain)
55′:  (assist: Firmino)

The Reds took their time to get going on a freezing cold night on Merseyside but the hosts eventually opened the scoring in the 40th minute through a familiar face.

was on target yet again as the Egyptian international finished well after being played in by following some good work from the midfielder.

Liverpool made it 2-0 shortly after half-time as fired home after being found by a superb through-ball from following some great play from the Reds.

’s men continued to dominate and had chances to further enhance the score-line but they had to settle for two as they eased to a comfortable victory.

The win sees Liverpool leapfrog and in to second place ahead of the Red Devils’ clash with on Monday night.

Newcastle, meanwhile, will turn their attention to a relegation showdown with next weekend having seen their wait for an Anfield victory extend to 22 matches, stretching back to April 1994.

Full-time: Liverpool 2-0 .

Liverpool (4-3-3): Karius; Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Can, Oxlade-Chamberlain (Milner, 79'); Salah, Firmino (Matip, 88'), Mane (Lallana, 74')

Newcastle (3-4-3): Dubravka; Lascelles, Lejeune, Dummett; Yedlin, Diame, Merino (Hayden, 73'), Kenedy; Atsu, Gayle (Joselu, 66'), Murphy (Perez, 84')

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