FM Preview: Newcastle United v Liverpool 27 Apr 2013

Last updated : 26 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Newcastle United v Liverpool fixture

Newcastle United prepare to entertain Liverpool at St. James Park at tea-time on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 77 games played, Magpies have recorded 31 wins, and Liverpool have come away with 23 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James Park was just last season, in April 2012, with Newcastle United running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sun 04 Nov Liverpool 1 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2011/2012 Sun 01 Apr Newcastle Utd. 2-0 Liverpool Premier League
2011/2012 Fri 30 Dec Liverpool 3 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
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

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Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.

Liverpool have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Reds, and 6 goals against.

Newcastle United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 37 points from 34 matches.

Liverpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 51 from their 34 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Newcastle United 6 2 1 3 5 11 7
Liverpool 6 2 3 1 8 8 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Magpies go into their game against Liverpool in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Newcastle United 11 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Liverpool Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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