Liverpool star to break Alan Shearer record? Amazing Liverpool v Newcastle stats

2018-03-03 13:35:15

One of the Premier League’s classic rivalries is back in the spotlight this weekend as Liverpool take on Newcastle United .

It’s a fixture that has produced unforgettable drama over the years, and fans are hoping for another spectacular battle when they go head-to-head again at Anfield on Saturday.

Liverpool v Newcastle is LIVE and EXCLUSIVE on talkSPORT on Saturday, kick off: 17:30 - STREAM DETAILS HERE

The teams produced what is widely known as the greatest Premier League game of all time, when Stan Collymore’s 90th minute strike sealed a 4-3 victory for the Reds at Anfield in 1996.

The Merseyside club have had the better of their recent clashes, winning 24 of their 45 meetings in the Premier League, although their last two games have ended in draws.

But Jurgen Klopp’s side have been in sensational attacking form this season, while the Magpies have been on the end of some heavy defeats to the Reds over the last decade - losing 6-0 back in 2013 and 5-1 in 2008.

All the stats are pointing to another Liverpool victory but as always in football , and with the Reds’ sometimes shambolic defence, anything can happen.

Click the arrow, above, to see the latest stats ahead of Liverpool v Newcastle…

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