3 Positives and 3 Negatives from Liverpool 1 Newcastle 1
Saturday evening ended Liverpool 1 Newcastle 1.
It regarded ominous when Mo Salah scored a stylish opening aim after easiest three minutes, but attributable to Martin Dubravka and Liverpool wasting chance after chance, it stored Newcastle in the match and at final allowed Joe Willock to provide a map with that final gasp equaliser.
Earlier than every match we quiz for sure one of our writers to come up with 3 positives and 3 negatives following the game, this time it is miles David Punton.
This lad is pure gold. What an impact he had had on loan. Obligatory goals in four games which have yielded eight ingredients amid a hazardous relegation combat.
At Anfield he as soon as extra chanced on himself on the bench, but he hasn’t sulked and he came on and did the job in a single more extensive game for Newcastle, and on a floor where we generally gain hammered.
It became a effectively taken aim. Cool as a cucumber with that first contact, and the elevate out, with a dollop of deflection off Fabinho. He larger than deserves to originate.
Smells cherish team spirit
What a incompatibility in attitudes.
Over the winter it regarded cherish a lost dressing room. Come spring and one thing looks to have modified. Avid gamers glimpse a limited bit extra assured and that became all the time going to be a must-have for Liverpool away.
Whether it is all of the kind down to Bruce, Graeme Jones, or the avid gamers themselves, it looks a happier camp in the intervening time.
Significantly larger in midfield
No longer so way encourage Sean Longstaff’s game regarded to have long previous below Bruce’s instructing team. He looks to be coming through that now and is starting up to glimpse lots larger, with his passing and stream.
Aloof a pair of silly errors to iron out, for obvious but overall he’s regarded quite correct alongside Shelvey. Must have scored in the principle half when played in on the Kop terminate.
The introduction of video skills in the bright game has managed to relish things worse, no longer larger.
We’ve now considered a aim ruled out for handball, no matter the fact he didn’t pass his arm and there became a clear push in the produce-up. The VAR shaftings with any luck even themselves out over a season, but when that had been the moment that denied us some degree, it would have been a tricky one to grab. It needs to be checked out.
Conceding so early
Salah is world class but to let them safe so early in the game became any such depressed originate to the game. Then we allowed them to abolish a stack of potentialities that on one more day would have flown in. There became a allotment of success being ridden for a extensive portion of that game.
I’d like to see us be a extra ruthless team, albeit that would possibly maybe need investment in additional correct avid gamers.
The Anfield hoodoo
An iconic stadium.
One of many toughest locations to head in soccer and but this season the champions have lost a limited bit of their magic. They’ve in actuality lost games at Anfield (six of their final seven PL dwelling fits sooner than having fun with Newcastle) for a metamorphosis.
With Wilson and ASM encourage, have we neglected a golden opportunity for our first league map conclude on this floor since April 1994. The hunt to see an NUFC team map conclude right here over again someday goes on. It’s getting a limited bit cherish that wait we had for a map conclude at Typical Trafford, which took 41 years (1972 to 2013).
It became Keegan’s entertainers who grabbed a 2-0 map conclude against the reds in 94. The finest now we have managed since then are draws, bar that League Cup moment of magic from Steve Watson in 1995. The watch for a league map conclude at Anfield goes on and on.
Stats from BBC Sport:
Liverpool 1 Newcastle 1 – Saturday 24 April 12.30pm
(Half-time stats in brackets)
Possession became Liverpool 69% (71%) Newcastle 31% (29%)
Whole images had been Liverpool 22 (12) Newcastle 7 (1)
Shots on aim had been Liverpool 9 (4) Newcastle 4 (1)
Corners had been Liverpool 6 (2) Newcastle 3 (2)
Referee: Andre Marriner
Dubravka, Murphy, Fernandez, Clark (Willock 64), Dummett, Ritchie, Shelvey, Sean Longstaff, Almiron (Gayle 85), Joelinton (Wilson 60), Saint-Maximin
Gillespie, Krafth, Lewis, Manquillo, Hendrick, Carroll
(Liverpool had been determined to be out of the Champions League – Satisfied to oblige – Learn HERE)
(Unbelievably lucky Steve Bruce must make correct component and stroll away in four weeks time – Learn HERE)
(Must have been Liverpool 1 Newcastle 2 no longer Liverpool 1 Newcastle 1 – You couldn’t relish it up – Learn HERE)
(Liverpool 1 Newcastle 1 – Instant NUFC fan/creator reaction to Saturday’s dramatic map! – Learn HERE)
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