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Liverpool vs Newcastle: Premier League preview

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iverpool know they cannot afford to drop any further points in the race for the top four as they welcome an improving Newcastle side to Anfield.

A late equaliser from Leeds sees the Reds sit seventh ahead of the weekend action, but just two points off Chelsea in fourth.

Newcastle are growing with confidence after beating West Ham, albeit fortunately, and if Allan Saint-Maximin is fit have enough to leave Merseyside with something.

Date, time and venue

Liverpool vs Newcastle is scheduled for a 12.30pm BST kick-off on Saturday, April 24, 2021.

The match will be held behind closed doors at Anfield.

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How to watch

TV channel: The match will be televised on BT Sport.

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

Team news

Liverpool hope to welcome Curtis Jones back to the squad after missing the Leeds game, otherwise it’s a case of as you were for Liverpool.

Newcastle are sweating over the fitness of Allan Saint-Maximin, easily their best player in recent weeks. There is growing confidence he will be involved.

Prediction: Liverpool 3-1 Newcastle

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.

They face a Newcastle side finally looking up, rather than down, following back-to-back wins. Another win will make survival all but confirmed, but I think the soon-to-be-dethroned champions will have enough.

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Head to head (h2h) history and results

  • Liverpool wins: 87
  • Draws: 43
  • Newcastle wins: 50

Betting odds and tips (subject to change)

  • Liverpool: 1/4
  • Draw: 5/1
  • Newcastle: 10/1
  • Liverpool to win 3-1: 17/2

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