FM Preview: Liverpool v Newcastle United 30 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2011
The game between Liverpool and Newcastle United in the Premier League on 30th December 2011 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Liverpool v Newcastle United fixture
Newcastle United face a trip to Liverpool at Anfield on Friday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 53 out of 80 times.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2011, with Liverpool running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sun 01 May||Liverpool||3 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 1||Liverpool||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 03 May||Liverpool||3 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 28 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 5||Liverpool||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 08 Mar||Liverpool||3 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 24 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 3||Liverpool||Premier League|
|2006/2007||Sat 10 Feb||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 1||Liverpool||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Liverpool remain unbeaten in their last six home games, though five of those have been draws. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 4.
Newcastle United have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Magpies's have scored 12 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.
Liverpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 31 points from their 18 games so far.
Newcastle United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 30 from their 18 games so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
An indifferent set of results for Newcastle United on the road, and we believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Magpies. No-score draw
|Liverpool||Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Newcastle United||No sequences of note|
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here