FootyMAD's Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 18 March 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Newcastle United v Liverpool fixture

Newcastle Utd. prepare to entertain Liverpool at St. James' Park on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 75 games played, Magpies have recorded 32 wins, and Liverpool have come away with 20 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was just last season, in March 2005, the Magpies carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Mon 26 DecLiverpool2 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sat 05 MarNewcastle Utd.1-0LiverpoolPREM
2004/2005Sun 19 DecLiverpool3 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 15 MayLiverpool1 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 24 JanLiverpool2 - 1Newcastle Utd.FAC
2003/2004Sat 06 DecNewcastle Utd.1 - 1LiverpoolPREM
2002/2003Wed 01 JanNewcastle Utd.1 - 0LiverpoolPREM

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 2 conceded.

Liverpool have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Reds have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 39 points from their 29 games played so far, Liverpool sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 58 points from their 30 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.64118413

FootyMad's prediction ...

Newcastle Utd. may be coming up against a decent side in Liverpool, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Magpies. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Liverpool Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.