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Liverpool historic outing at St. James Park, Newcastle

Liverpool, Six Sports

Liverpool beat Newcastle 1-0 away from home in the Premier League, today. Naby Keita’s sole goal was enough to ensure Klopp’s side victory and earn the much required three points. This win takes them ahead of Manchester City for the time being. However, the talking point of the evening for the Merseyside club this afternoon was their historic win.

Today’s win was their 44th of this season, which is also a club record in a single season. The Reds carried on with their scintillating form to St. James Park as well. Klopp’s side was successful in securing 40 points from their last 42 games. In the process they only drew at Manchester City in a thrilling contest.

The Reds are just two goals away from equaling the club’s highest tally of goals scored in a single season. The highest still is 138 which was made back in 1985-86 season.Keita was again the pick of players for Liverpool in this match. This was his fourth goal of the season. He has been scoring crucial goals for Liverpool over the season.

Keita’s first in this season came at Anfield in a 3-0 win against Crystal Palace in Anfield.His brilliance was proved once again and his dominating presence in the field was proven again from his goal against Newcastle. Though, Klopp made five changes from their last game. Still, they dominated the play throughout the match. All of these five players played a crucial role in the match.

Tough road ahead for Liverpool

A crucial week remains ahead for Liverpool. They head to Spain this week to play Villareal in the second leg of the Champions League.

Though, they are in a comfortable position having a 2-0 lead from the first leg. Still, Villareal should not be taken lightly as they have shown what they could do against Bayern Munich.

After that Liverpool will Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield. Every point now matters for them and the slightest of slip-up would jeopardize their chances of winning the title.

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