Liverpool look to build momentum from their 9-0 weekend win to be the better of two injury-hit squads when Newcastle United visit Anfield on Wednesday (watch live at 3pm ET Wednesday on USA Network and online). via NBCSports.com).
Roberto Firmino had two goals and three assists in the nine-star performance and the Reds’ attack also boasts Mohamed Salah and Luis Diaz, although there are injuries everywhere else in the one-win squad and the big signing of Darwin Nunez follows. discontinued. .
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Meanwhile, Newcastle drew 1-1 with Wolves and remain unbeaten despite that draw coming without their best player, Bruno Guimares. That’s because Allan Saint-Maximin scored a wonderful goal (above) but limped off the pitch. Playing without “ASM”, Guimares and Callum Wilson in what will be a spirited Anfield is a lot to ask of Eddie Howe and Co.
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How to watch Liverpool vs Newcastle live, stream link and start time
Start: Wednesday at 3 pm ET
TV Channel: USA Network
Online: Live stream via NBCSports.com
Well, Jurgen Klopp has been quite critical of the Newcastle operation, being “run by a country”, but he has also praised the team extensively. The Reds will not overlook the Magpies. But these are still injury-stricken teams and Liverpool have spent enough over the last half decade to be in much better shape for a number of ailments than the club previously managed by tight-fisted Mike Ashley.
Fit players to watch
Virtually everyone Liverpool brings out of the 9-0 win is fit, including Mohamed Salah, who went without a goal or an assist.
Newcastle have been getting good efforts from Fabian Schar and Miguel Almiron, but this could be a huge boost at Anfield if neither Saint-Maximin nor the new Isak are available apart from Guimares, the club’s best player. The good news is that Sven Botman has looked exceptional.
Liverpool team news, injuries, line-up options
There are question marks around Caoimhin Kelleher, Harvey Elliott, Curtis Jones and Joel Matip, Thiago Alcantara, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ibrahima Konate, Naby Keita, Calvin Ramsey and Diogo Jota are injured, Darwin Nunez is suspended.
Newcastle team news, injuries, lineup options
The Magpies will be without Jonjo Shelvey, Callum Wilson and Emil Krafth, and there are questions about record signing Alexander Isak’s work permit, as well as injuries to Allan Saint-Maximin, Bruno Guimares and Kieran Trippier.