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  • Date:11 May 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Anfield
  • Attendance:44,724
  • Agger (62)
    Sturridge (64)
  • Martin Skrtel - og (19)
Goal!

Live Commentary

89:15

Vurnon Anita delivers the ball.

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

88:31

Moussa Sissoko delivers the ball.

87:51

Luuk De Jong fouled by Daniel Agger, the ref awards a free kick.

87:19

Martin Skrtel takes the free kick.

86:07

Unfair challenge on Luis Suarez by Paul Dummett results in a free kick.

85:58

Massadio Haidara has a direct shot on goal from the free kick. Blocked by Leiva Lucas.

85:05

Sammy Ameobi fouled by Leiva Lucas, the ref awards a free kick.

84:11

Leiva Lucas takes a shot.

83:11

Sammy Ameobi challenges Glen Johnson unfairly and gives away a free kick.

83:02

Centre by Aly Cissokho.

81:24

Clearance made by Martin Skrtel.

81:04

Paul Dummett joins the action as a substitute, replacing Cheick Tiote.

80:05

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Gerrard on Cheick Tiote.

79:43

Martin Skrtel manages to make a clearance.

79:27

Daniel Sturridge leaves the field to be replaced by Leiva Lucas.

77:50

Massadio Haidara concedes a free kick for a foul on Raheem Sterling.

77:15

Sammy Ameobi comes on in place of Yoan Gouffran.

75:27

Free kick taken by Tim Krul.

74:40

Free kick awarded for a foul by Phillippe Coutinho on Cheick Tiote.

72:05

Luuk De Jong replaces Steven Taylor.

71:36

Unfair challenge on Fabricio Coloccini by Raheem Sterling results in a free kick.

69:52

Daniel Sturridge has an effort at goal.

69:20

Tim Krul takes the free kick.

68:14

The referee blows for offside against Aly Cissokho.

67:40

A cross is delivered by Raheem Sterling.

65:36

Red card for Shola Ameobi.

64:34

Steven Gerrard crosses the ball in from the free kick.

63:47

Free kick awarded for a foul by Cheick Tiote on Phillippe Coutinho.

62:42

Steven Gerrard crosses the ball in from the free kick.

62:10

Foul by Vurnon Anita on Raheem Sterling, free kick awarded.

61:47

Shola Ameobi manages to make a clearance.

61:18

Corner from the right by-line taken by Phillippe Coutinho.

60:43

Clearance made by Daniel Agger.

59:36

Shot by Daniel Sturridge missed to the right of the target.

58:54

Phillippe Coutinho joins the action as a substitute, replacing Joe Allen.

57:04

Mike Williamson concedes a free kick for a foul on Luis Suarez.

56:49

The ball is swung over by Cheick Tiote.

56:07

Daniel Agger manages to make a clearance.

54:45

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Taylor on Luis Suarez.

53:35

Corner taken by Luis Suarez.

52:17

Massadio Haidara manages to make a clearance.

47:28

Corner taken by Luis Suarez.

47:08

Raheem Sterling takes a shot. Vurnon Anita gets a block in.

The match restarts for the second half.

The referee blows for half time.

46:43 +1.43

Unfair challenge on Massadio Haidara by Glen Johnson results in a free kick.

45:18 +0.18

Daniel Agger restarts play with the free kick.

45:06 +0.06

Cheick Tiote concedes a free kick for a foul on Raheem Sterling.

45:01

(Liverpool) makes a substitution, with Aly Cissokho coming on for Jon Flanagan.

44:28

Raheem Sterling challenges Yoan Gouffran unfairly and gives away a free kick.

42:52

Martin Skrtel manages to make a clearance.

41:09

Raheem Sterling restarts play with the free kick.

40:04

Header at goal by Daniel Sturridge misses left of the target.

39:32

Corner taken by Steven Gerrard.

38:02

Clearance made by Martin Skrtel.

34:43

Mathieu Debuchy booked for time wasting.

33:44

Luis Suarez takes a shot. Tim Krul makes a block.

33:19

Simon Mignolet takes the free kick.

33:14

The offside flag is raised against Shola Ameobi.

31:09

Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Luis Suarez. Blocked by Massadio Haidara.

30:21

Unfair challenge on Luis Suarez by Steven Taylor results in a free kick.

28:45

Free kick awarded for a foul by Moussa Sissoko on Jon Flanagan.

28:27

Shot by Yoan Gouffran. Blocked by Glen Johnson.

26:30

Yoan Gouffran has an effort at goal. Parried by Simon Mignolet back into danger.

24:14

Free kick taken by Daniel Agger.

20:45

Glen Johnson produces a cross.

19:07

Yoan Gouffran delivers the ball.

18:24

Free kick crossed by Steven Gerrard.

17:46

Vurnon Anita gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Luis Suarez.

17:27

Glen Johnson takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Fabricio Coloccini gets a block in.

14:46

Martin Skrtel takes the free kick.

14:39

Unfair challenge on Martin Skrtel by Shola Ameobi results in a free kick.

12:31

Steven Gerrard makes a clearance.

12:02

Mathieu Debuchy fouled by Luis Suarez, the ref awards a free kick.

11:50

Clearance made by Martin Skrtel.

11:19

Massadio Haidara manages to make a clearance.

10:43

Unfair challenge on Raheem Sterling by Moussa Sissoko results in a free kick.

8:40

Yoan Gouffran delivers the ball.

8:33

Moussa Sissoko takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.

8:24

Tim Krul takes the free kick.

7:52

The assistant referee signals for offside against Daniel Sturridge.

4:02

Corner taken by Moussa Sissoko.

1:50

Foul by Mathieu Debuchy on Joe Allen, free kick awarded.

1:12

Martin Skrtel manages to make a clearance.

0:25

Steven Gerrard restarts play with the free kick.

0:17

Foul by Cheick Tiote on Jordan Henderson, free kick awarded.

The referee starts the match.

Match Preview

Rodgers: We've picked ourselves up Manager Brendan Rodgers insists the spirit in the Liverpool camp has been "excellent" ahead of Sunday's clash with Newcastle, despite the hammer blow of the draw at Crystal Palace. Monday's contest at Selhurst Park, in which the Merseysiders were held 3-3 after leading 3-0 with a little more than 10 minutes to go, appeared the final nail in the coffin for their Barclays Premier League title challenge. If they are to emerge from Sunday's top-flight finale as champions, they will need to beat Newcastle at home and hope West Ham win at leaders Manchester City, who are two points clear of the second-placed Reds with a vastly superior goal difference. Rodgers' men had looked destined to claim a first league title for the club in 24 years not long ago and their devastation was clear after the final whistle on Monday. But while he is keen for there to be lessons taken from such painful experiences, the Northern Irishman has also emphasised the importance of not dwelling on what might have been and continuing to look forward. Asked at his pre-Newcastle press conference how the spirit had been since the Palace match, Rodgers - who is adamant he has not yet given up on the title - said: "It has been excellent. "You could see the emotion after the game and that was pretty much the same in the dressing room afterwards. "But we know the areas we need to improve. "We won't dwell on it. You can't think about what might or could have happened, you can only really focus on what has happened and look forward to getting better and improving." Liverpool have midfielder Jordan Henderson available again for Sunday's match. Henderson has missed the last three games due to suspension after being sent off in the 3-2 win over Manchester City. The conclusion of the ban means that, other than long-term knee injury victim Jose Enrique, Rodgers has a full squad to choose from. Alan Pardew is convinced Newcastle will face the team of the season when they play the Reds regardless whether they lift the Barclays Premier League title or not. He said: "They have been brilliant. They have been the team of the season, probably, regardless of whether they win it or not. "It's a tough game for us because at home, they have been awesome. "They have got real pace in the team and in the modern game, that kills you. "You look at Bayern Munich - it's real pace everywhere. Real Madrid - the top teams, you have got to have that pace. "It's something that as a manager, you long for and hopefully, we can improve a little bit on in our team." Key to Liverpool's success has been their SAS strike partnership of Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge. Pardew has huge admiration for Uruguay international Suarez, who was last month named the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year. He said: "You don't win an award like that from your fellow professionals unless you deserve it. He has been outstanding. "He elevates Liverpool to another level, there's no doubt about that. I think Brendan would agree with that." Newcastle will run out at Anfield at least having ended a damaging run of six successive league defeats by beating Cardiff 3-0 at St James' Park last week, although amid an atmosphere which left Pardew in little doubt as to his current standing on Tyneside. His most vociferous critics were far from placated by a result which at least ensured the club will finish in the top half of the table, and he knows he has a major job on his hands to persuade some supporters that he remains the right man for the job. The 52-year-old said: "We desperately want to win and in terms of the game, it's going to be a great atmosphere, for sure, because Brendan Rodgers has done an unbelievable job. "Moving four or five positions at the top of the league is the hardest job that there is in football, and for me, he has got a great chance of being Manager of the Year, and rightly so - and he could still win the title. "That's his format. For me, it's about a performance that will make our fans at least believe that we have got some good players here still and that we just need a couple more to boost it. "I have got to be careful what numbers I use because it always gets washed away, but we know that we need more players." Striker Papiss Cisse is out as he faces up to four months on the sidelines after undergoing surgery to repair a fractured kneecap.

Formation:41212Manager: Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool

Formation: 541Manager: Alan Pardew

Newcastle

  • Simon Mignolet
  • Glen Johnson
  • Martin Skrtel
  • Daniel Agger
  • Jon Flanagan
  • Steven Gerrard
  • Joe Allen
  • Jordan Henderson
  • Raheem Sterling
  • Luis Suarez
  • Daniel Sturridge
  • SUBS
  • Brad Jones
  • Kolo Toure
  • Iago Aspas
  • Phillippe Coutinho
  • Mamadou Sakho
  • Aly Cissokho
  • Leiva Lucas

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Form Guide

    WWWWLD
  • Liverpool
  • VS
  • Newcastle
  • LLLLLW

Last Meetings

  • Newcastle
  • 2 - 2
  • Liverpool
  • 19/10/2013
  • Newcastle
  • 0 - 6
  • Liverpool
  • 27/04/2013
  • Liverpool
  • 1 - 1
  • Newcastle
  • 04/11/2012
  • Newcastle
  • 2 - 0
  • Liverpool
  • 01/04/2012
  • Liverpool
  • 3 - 1
  • Newcastle
  • 30/12/2011
  • Liverpool
  • 3 - 0
  • Newcastle
  • 01/05/2011

Top Scorers

Liverpool

  • L Suarez 31
  • D Sturridge 20
  • R Sterling 9
  • M Skrtel 7
  • P Coutinho 5
  • J Henderson 4
  • S Gerrard 3
  • D Agger 1
  • J Allen 1
  • M Sakho 1
  • V Moses 1
  • J Flanagan 1

Newcastle

  • L Remy 14
  • Y Gouffran 6
  • M Sissoko 3
  • S Ameobi 2
  • H Ben Arfa 2
  • S Taylor 1
  • M Debuchy 1
  • P Cisse 1
  • V Anita 1
  • P Dummett 1

Goals

Liverpool

    • Total goals 148
    • Goals per game 99
  • 11 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 14 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 12 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 14 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 13 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 11 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 11 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 12 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Newcastle

    • Total goals 91
    • Goals per game 42
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 12 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 10 (For) 10 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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