Newcastle Utd. face a trip to Liverpool at Anfield on Monday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 48 and win only 12 of the 75 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2004, with Liverpool running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 05 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Liverpool||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 19 Dec||Liverpool||3 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 15 May||Liverpool||1 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 24 Jan||Liverpool||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 06 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 1||Liverpool||PREM|
|2002/2003||Wed 01 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Liverpool||PREM|
|2002/2003||Mon 02 Sep||Liverpool||2 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Liverpool are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, Reds have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 0.
Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Magpies's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Liverpool sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 31 points from their 15 games. Newcastle Utd.'s 25 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Reds. Home win
|Liverpool||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
|Newcastle Utd.||8 games since last away draw.|
4 games since last defeat.