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Liverpool Vs Newcastle: Prediction, Team News, Stream And Odds

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Liverpool Vs Newcastle: Prediction, Team News, Stream And Odds

Liverpool will be aiming to return to winning way in the Premier League when they welcome Newcastle United to Anfield on Saturday.

Jurgen Klopp's Reds saw their three-game winning streak come to an end last week as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Leeds United at Elland Road.

Despite their struggles this season, Liverpool remain in the mix for a top four finish - just three points behind Chelsea, currently sitting in that position.

Liverpool drew 1-1 with Leeds United in the Premier League last time out
Liverpool drew 1-1 with Leeds United in the Premier League last time out
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Meanwhile, Newcastle United picked up their seventh point in three games with a deserved 3-2 win over the inform West Ham United last time out.

The Magpies' impressive run has now seen Steve Bruce's side move up to 15th place, five points ahead of the relegation zone.

Here, SPORTbible previews the game in which both sides still have plenty to play for.

How to watch Liverpool vs Newcastle United

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The match will be televised on BT Sport with the teams kicking off at 12:30pm.

BT Sport subscribers will also be able to watch the match online via the website or BT Sport app.

Liverpool vs Newcastle United predictions and betting odds

Liverpool have turned a corner of late, but a slip-up against Leeds means they cannot afford any further dropped points in their pursuit of a top four finish.

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But their opponents Newcastle are basking in great form at the perfect time for Bruce, as he bids to steer them clear of the dreaded trapdoor.

However, they remain suspect at the back with three key defensive players nursing injuries.

The loss of Allan Saint-Maximin will also be a killer blow to their attacking prowess, but Anfield is not the fortress that it once, and Joelinton will be hoping to take full advantage of just that.

A well-rested Mohamed Salah and his teammates look to be in prime position to march to another three points against the Magpies.

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Liverpool are 1/4 to win, with Newcastle United priced at 10/1 to come away with the victory. A draw is priced at 5/1.

Odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Prediction: 4-1

Liverpool team news and injuries

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Liverpool are still without a number of long-term absentees - Joe Gomez, Virgil van Dijk, Joel Matip and Jordan Henderson - with Klopp scratching his head for ideas in defence.

Fabinho is likely to be in the heart of Liverpool's defence once more
Fabinho is likely to be in the heart of Liverpool's defence once more

Nathaniel Phillips was ruled out of the trip to Elland Road last time out with a minor hamstring, and it remains to be seen if the centre-back will make the cut this weekend.

Fabinho could therefore be forced to deputise in the heart of defence once more, which would guarantee another start in midfield for Thiago, but Curtis Jones and Divock Origi also occupy sports in the infirmary.

Talisman Salah surprisingly started on the bench against Leeds, but is almost certain to feature - with Diogo Jota, potentially, the unlucky member of Klopp's front three to drop out.

Newcastle team news and injuries

The luckless Saint-Maximin had to be withdrawn just after the hour mark against West Ham with an ankle problem, and given his previous fitness concerns, it would be a surprise to see him line up this week.

Newcastle's Allan Saint-Maximin is a doubt for Saturday's game
Newcastle's Allan Saint-Maximin is a doubt for Saturday's game

Callum Wilson, however, is back in the fold and should earn a place up top in Saint Maximin's possible absence, but fellow attacker Ryan Fraser is not expected back from a groin problem just yet.

Joe Willock will hope to have done enough to warrant a start after two crucial goals from the bench, but Bruce may opt to keep using the Arsenal loanee as a super-sub for the time being.

Topics: Liverpool, Premier League, Newcastle United

Robert Mann
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