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Preview: Liverpool v Newcastle

Newcastle target a rare hat-trick of victories

22 Apr 2021
Allan Saint-Maximin

Team news

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp revealed Diogo Jota is "fine", while Curtis Jones is also available after recovering from a muscle injury. 

But Nat Phillips (hamstring) isn't ready to return.

Steve Bruce revealed Allan Saint-Maximin and Callum Wilson are both fit, but the weekend may come too soon for Fabian Schar, who is back in training following a knee injury.

Karl Darlow has undergone a knee operation and is out for a few weeks.

Did you know?

Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 24 PL home matches against Newcastle United (W20 D4), last losing in April 1994.

Trent Alexander-Arnold has the chance to score or assist in a fourth consecutive PL match for the first time since August 2019.

Newcastle are aiming to win three PL matches in a row for the first time since November 2018, when Rafael Benitez was in charge.

The Magpies have won 37 per cent of their PL matches when Allan Saint-Maximin has played this season (7/19), compared to just 15 per cent without him (2/13).

Match officials

Referee: Andre Marriner. Assistants: Richard West, Derek Eaton. Fourth official: Lee Mason. VAR: Andy Madley. Assistant VAR: Matthew Wilkes.

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