So Liverpool FC play host to Tyneside club Newcastle United as they hope to take a victory that will bring them up to 5th place
Liverpool’s home form will once again take center stage as they are to host Newcastle United today as they look to continue their impressive run of form. The displays of Liverpool FC of late have been very spirited and they will look to continue on a run of good form, following their 5-0 demolishing of Birmingham City.
Chris Houghton’s first match as Newcastle United manager came against Liverpool FC, in a win for the magpies at St. James Park.
Liverpool FC Team News
Liverpool have some doubts regarding their £35million record signing Andy Carroll (knee) as he could potentially skip the game against his former club. Glen Johnson (hamstring) is another doubt for the Merseyside club, so teenager John Flanagan could be handed another chance to impress at right-back.
Newcastle United Team News
Newcastle travel to Anfield with goalkeeper Steve Harper (knee) fit again but Tim Krul, his deputy is expected to keep his position between the sticks. Alan Pardew has several doubts over captain Kevin Nolan who is currently out with a groin problem. On-loan midfielder Stephen Ireland (ankle) has been ruled out for the rest of the season.