Cisse brace too good for Liverpool

Newcastle 2-0 Liverpool

  • 1 April 2012: Newcastle entertain Liverpool at the Sports Direct Arena, and former Magpies striker Andy Carroll threatens for the Reds early on.
  • 1 April 2012: Carroll goes down in the Newcastle box in the first half, but he is booked for simulation and no penalty is awarded.
  • 1 April 2012: Papiss Cisse steals the headlines for the hosts, firstly heading in and then converting from six yards to put Newcastle 2-0 up.
  • 1 April 2012: Liverpool's players walk away disconsolately after Newcastle's second goal, with captain Steven Gerrard frustrated.
  • 1 April 2012: Liverpool striker Craig Bellamy - another former Newcastle player - reveals his annoyance at the way the match is going.
  • 1 April 2012: Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina is sent off late on and hands the gloves to left-back Jose Enrique, as they have made all their substitutions.

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