Newcastle – Liverpool: Preview & Prediction
The promoted Newcastle made a good start to the season in the Premier League with a 10th place in the standings and 9 points on the counter. For the 7th day of the English championship, the Magpies will receive at St James’ Park the Liverpool team this Sunday, October 1, 2017. Before this match, the players of Rafael Benitez lost to Brighton after a series of 3 consecutive successes. For their part, the Reds are 5th and have 11 points, two more than their future opponents.
Liverpool’s last victory in Newcastle was on April 27, 2013 (6-0).
Rafael Benitez will be able to count on his midfielder Matt Richie, author of 4 assists since the beginning of the championship.
Both teams have scored 8 and 7 goals in their last 5 games.
Newcastle won 2 games and got 1 draw against Liverpool in their last 3 games at St James’ Park.
Our Prognosis Newcastle Liverpool
Liverpool, who remain on a draw at Spartak Moscow in the Champions League, will certainly want to bring back a good result from St James’ Park. Despite his promotion status, Newcastle will try to resist the Reds’ assault and stand up to his fans. A draw between the two clubs is therefore conceivable.
Newcastle – Liverpool: Betting Tips
Liverpool win – Odds: 1.75
Over 2,5 goals – Odds: 1.67