Liverpool vs Newcastle: Premier League preview

The Reds put the disappointment of their loss to Manchester United to bed with a 9-0 trouncing of Bournemouth, but now welcome the unbeaten Magpies to Anfield.

Newcastle will fancy their chances after seeing Liverpool struggle in their opening three games, while they were unlucky not to beat Manchester City a week ago.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Liverpool vs Newcastle is scheduled for an 8pm BST kick-off on Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

Anfield in Liverpool will host the match.

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Where to watch Liverpool vs Newcastle

TV channel: The match will be televised on BT Sport 1 and Ultimate.

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

Live blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.

Liverpool vs Newcastle team news

Liverpool’s injury list remains lengthy and will be concerned by Harry Elliott’s possible muscle tweak against Bournemouth.

Darwin Nunez remains suspended, so there is unlikely to be many – if any – changes.

Newcastle will hope to hand a debut to new £60million striker Alexander Isak, who requires a work permit. Callum Wilson and Bruno Guimaraes are still a few weeks away.

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Liverpool vs Newcastle prediction

Liverpool answered their critics in emphatic style against Bournemouth but Newcastle will prove a far sterner test, heading to Anfield still unbeaten.

The Reds’ problems of their opening three games will not have been fixed with a walkover win, so they will not have it all their own way.

A 1-1 draw.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Liverpool wins: 89

Draws: 44

Newcastle wins: 50

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