Liverpool snatches a deadly victory from Newcastle’s tusks 2-1 in the English Premier League
The professional Liverpool team won between its ranks, the Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, a fatal victory at the expense of his counterpart Newcastle United, 2-1, in the match that brought them together on Wednesday evening at “Anfield”, in the fifth round of the English Premier League championship for the current season 2022-2023.
Alexander Isak opened the match in the 38th minute of the match for Newcastle United, before Roberto Firmino equalized in the 61st minute for Liverpool and put Carvelho second in the 97th minute.
The Egyptian pharaoh, Mohamed Salah, succeeded in making the two goals of the match for the Liverpool team, reaching the number 5 goal-scoring contribution during the current season, with two goals and 3 assists.
With this result, the Liverpool team moved up to fifth place in the English Premier League table with 8 points from winning two games, losing one, drawing 3, scoring 15 goals and receiving 6 goals.
While Newcastle was in the eleventh place in the English Premier League table, it collected a win in one match and a loss in the same way, and a draw in 3 meetings, scoring 7 goals and receiving 6.
Historically, the two Liverpool teams met against Newcastle United before today’s match in 54 matches, during which the Reds managed to win 31 matches, draw 12 and lose 11 matches.
Liverpool scored 109 goals, including 4 penalties, while Newcastle scored 57 goals, including one penalty kick.
Liverpool came out in 12 clean sheets during the two teams’ confrontations, compared to only eight for Newcastle United.
Liverpool players received 69 yellow cards and two expulsions, compared to 74 yellow cards for Newcastle players and 12 expulsions.
The last meeting between the two teams in the English Premier League was on Saturday, April 30, at St James’ Park, and the Reds won with a goal scored by Guinean Naby Keti.
While Liverpool won the last match held at Anfield between the two teams with three goals for a goal on Thursday, December 16, during which Mohamed Salah scored the second goal of the Reds in the 25th minute.
The Liverpool team played the following formation.
Goalkeeper: Alisson Becker.
Defence: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Robertson.
Midfield: Harvey Elliott, Gordon Henderson, Carvalho.
Forwards: Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Luis Diaz.
While Newcastle played the match with the following formation..
Goalkeeper: Nick Pope.
Defence: Trippier, Fabian Char, Dan Bourne, Matt Targett.
Midfield: Longstaff, Joe Willock, Colinton.
Forwards: Almiron, Ryan Friese, Alexander Isaacs.