Liverpool’ put an end to Newcastle’s ambitions

Liverpool’ momentarily climbed to the top of the English Premier League after defeating Newcastle United 1-0 on Saturday evening in the 35th round.


In the 19th minute, Naby Keita scored the game’s only goal.
With this win, Liverpool’s tally increased to 82 points, two points ahead of Manchester City, who will later face Leeds United, while Newcastle’s tally remained static at 43 points in ninth position.

Jurgen Klopp used the traditional 4-3-3 formation, with Joe Gomez filling up for Trent Alexander-Arnold at right back in exchange for Andy Robertson on the left wing.

Joel Matip and Virgil Van Dyck worked together in the defensive midfield, and captain

Jordan Henderson moved in front of James Milner and Keita, behind Sadio Mane, Diogo Jota, and Luis Diaz, as the attacking three of Sadio Mane, Diogo Jota, and Luis Diaz.

on the other hand, Newcastle coach Eddie Howe, used the 4-3-3 formation, with Emil Kraft, Fabian Char, Dan Bourne, and Matt Targett in the defensive line, Jongo Shelvey in the middle and Joe Willock and Bruno Guimaraes surrounding him, and Miguel Almiron, Joelinton, and Alan Saint-Maximin in the attack.

In the seventh minute, Liverpool came close to scoring when Jota set up Keita for a shot

from the right side of the penalty area that went just wide of the left post.

In the tenth minute, Milner took a corner kick, which was followed by Van Dyck’s foot over

the crossbar, and Liverpool goalkeeper Alison Becker cleared the ball before it reached the delighted St. Maximin in the 17th minute.

When Keita passed the ball with Jota in the 19th minute, he managed to open the scoring…

Watch the goal of the match

Liverpool’ vs Newcastle: The goalkeeper beats Dubravaca to the ball and puts it in the net

Despite the score, Liverpool continued to dominate, spearheaded by Keita,

who easily controlled the maneuvering area. In the 34th minute, Henderson took a straight

free kick over Newcastle’s goal.

Diaz progressed with the ball to the edges of the penalty area before passing to Mane,

who blasted a strike that Dubravka found easy to tackle.

The referee’s flag nullified a goal for Newcastle in the 38th minute, and a minute later, Almiron scored for offside.

Following a spectacular cross from Henderson, Guta almost added the guest team’s second

goal in the 42nd minute, but Dubravka stopped his header and sent it over the bar.

The opening quarter of an hour of the game saw no significant chances until the 59th minute,

when Dubravaca took the ball from him in front of Jota and passed it to Robertson,

who attempted to drop it over the goalkeeper, who caught it easily.

In the 53rd minute, Liverpool came close to doubling their lead as Gomez made his way

down the right flank before transferring brilliantly to Mane, whose effort went just wide of the right post.
Fabinho and Mohamed Salah replaced Henderson and Mane in the Liverpool lineup, and

Diaz put in a strong performance on the left flank before delivering a cross to Salah,

who struck an easy ball that goalkeeper Dubravka cleaned up in the 72nd minute. In the 73rd minute, Dubravka thwarted a new attempt by Jota,

On the other side, Alison Becker challenged Chris Wood, the only substitution,

during the interview, before the referee announced the existence of offside.