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Each week it feels as if it's getting easier to predict Liverpool's XI, but each week, Liverpool deploy a different XI, having gone 40 league games without starting the same lineup in consecutive matches.
So, I went along to Old Trafford for the 2016 Football Blogging Awards last night and, as always it was a brilliant night. For those new to the blog, I've been attending (sometimes winning the odd award too haha) The FBAs since they started back in 2012. The event has come a very long way since its humble beginnings in Stockport so Anthony the organiser must be praised for that.
Walter Mazzarri is going to have to "blow the bloody doors off" if he wants to force this Liverpool side out of drive and into park on Sunday. The Italian has got Watford playing some great football but in the bubbling Anfield atmosphere, only increased by the Reds' recent confident performances will Mazzarri be able to make the best of a difficult situation?
After a frustrating 0-0 draw with Manchester United on Monday night, Liverpool travel to the Midlands on Saturday evening in search of a win. The Baggies are currently 12th in the league with the Reds sitting in 4th just two points off leaders Manchester City who face Southampton on Sunday after their Champions League game at the Nou Camp.
1. Liverpool 2 Manchester United 0 / 10th March 2016 Goalscorers: Daniel Sturridge (penalty), Roberto Firmino Image via sky sports.com Whenever Liverpool face Manchester United, it is always set to be a massive game but throw in the added element of the first ever meeting between the sides in Europe?
Liverpool travel to Swansea on Saturday afternoon and depending on which story you believe Jurgen Klopp could be lining up against one of three managers: Francesco Guidolin, Ryan Giggs or Bob Bradley. Guidolin has got off to a terrible start with Swansea this season with the Swans collecting four losses in their last five matches.
It was a crazy game tonight at the City Ground but the bottom line is that we lost our 3rd game in a row in just six games and our second successive league defeat. Rafa said things can change quickly in the Championship and he';s right and we could be second top of the league [...]
We think Rafa will want to play quite a few of the playershe started on Tuesday night at Hull for the game tomorrow night at the City Ground against Nottingham Forest. In his press conference today for the game, the Newcastle manager admitted he will have to make a few changes how many he [...]
Rafa has just named his side for the quarter-final game at the KCOM Stadium tonight against Hull City. Here is the team that Rafa will start tonight as just released on the Newcastle United Twitter account. TEAM NEWS: Here is how Newcastle United will line up against @HullCity this evening. #NUFC pic.
Rafa Benitez has just announced the team for the home game against Blackburn Rovers today, where a win would create a new record of 10 successive wins at the Newcastle club. Rafa has made a number of changes probably to give players a rest before the League Cup quarter-final tie at Hull City on [...]
Owen Coyle has been talking about tomorrow's game at Newcastle and the 50 year-old experienced managersays he is looking forward to what may be their toughest game of the season. On form and on league position we should win this game fairly easily, but things don't always work out the way they are expected to [.
Rafa Benitez rotates his squad for most games, with maybe at least three changes and we wonder what the starting eleven will be for tomorrow's home game against Blackburn. All games are important this season but this game is a little more special because the side is close to creating a new record for Newcastle [.
Rafa Benitez has just announced the Newcastle team to play at Elland Road today against Leeds United in what will be a real test of this Newcastle side in front of a sell-out crowd. Rafa has made 4 changes to the side from last time out against Cardiff City. Newcastle: Karl Darlow; Vurnon Anita, Jamaal [.
Rafa Benitez has just announced the Newcastle team to play Cardiff City at St. James' Park this afternoon in a game we are expected to win, but you never know in the Championship. We almost got the team right this week, but Ayoze Perez is in the number 10 role rather than Dwight Gayle [...]
The game against Cardiff City at home today is statisticallythe easiest game of the season in the league so far for Newcastle, since we are at home to the 4th bottom club. But that's why it's such a dangerous game, because the players may think exactly that and not go into the game with the [..
With Dwight Gayle fit to play tomorrow we are going to say that Rafa will start both Dwight Gayle and Aleksandar Mitrovic together tomorrow against Cardiff City at home. It may not happen but he has talked in his press conference about the possibility of them playing together and with both in top goal-scoring form [.
Rafa Benitez has just given his press conference for the game against Cardiff Citytomorrow afternoonin the Championship and we will try to extend our winning run in all competitionsto eight games. Rafa Benitez finished his press conference this afternoon Hereare some of the initial comments Rafa has made about the game at St.
We are getting into heady heights with Newcastle at the moment and if we can get all 3 points on Saturday at home to Cardiff City, that will be 8 wins in a row for Newcastle in all competitions and 7 wins in row in the league. 21 points from a possible 21 not [...]
Rafa Benitez has just announced the Newcastle team to play Preston North End at Deepdale today in our second meeting with the Lilywhites in four days after we won 6-0 at home on Tuesday night in the EFL Cup and DeAndre Yedlin keeps his place as does Mitro up front in the absence of the [...]
Rafa Benitez has just announced the Newcastle team to play Preston North End in the 4th round of the EFL Cup tonight at St. James' Park and Rafa has made a massive 7 changes to the side that started against Ipswich on Saturday. Newcastle (4-2-3-1): Matz Sels; DeAndre Yedlin, Chancel Mbemba, Grant Hanley, Paul Dummett [.
Rafa Benitez has announced the team to play Ipswich Town this afternoon at St. James' Park and he has given DeAndre Yedlin, Jack Colback and Ayoze Perez starts. Newcastle (4-2-3-1): Karl Darlow; DeAndre Yedlin, Jamaal Lascelles (c), Ciaran Clark, Paul Dummett; Jack Colback, Jonjo Shelvey; Matt Ritchie, Ayoze Perez, Yoan Gouffran; Dwight Gayle Substitutes: Matz [.
Ian Holloway predicted last Saturday that Newcastle would be beaten 1-0 by Brentford in a huge upset. But it didn't happen and we came out 3-1 winners and then beat Barnsley 2-0 on Tuesday night at Oakwell. Ian has been a little kinder to Newcastlewhen we play Ipswichthis afternoon and he thinks we will win [.
Rafa Benitez has just named his side for the tough test at Barnsley tonight and in come Issac Hayden, Mo Diame and Matt Ritchie. Newcastle (4-2-3-1): Karl Darlow; Vurnon Anita, Jamaal Lascelles (c), Ciaran Clark, Paul Dummett; Jonjo Shelvey, Jack Colback; Matt Ritchie, Mo Diame, Yoan Gouffran; Dwight Gayle Substitutes: Matz Sels, DeAndre Yedlin, Achraf [.
Newcastle have won their last three league games and we hope to make it four in a row at Oakwell tomorrow night against Barnsley. If we can do that we will have 28 points from the first 13 games and be 4 points better off than we were seven years ago when Chris Hughton was [...]
Rafa Benitez has just named his side for the tough test against Brentford this afternoon at St. James' Park and Dwight Gayle keeps his position up front as does Christian Atsu on the right wing, who was so outstanding against Rotherham last time out. And as we had thought Ayoze Perez gets a start in [.
Newcastle fans rememberafter we had routed QPR 6-0 away and yes it could have been more that we played at home against what looked like a very beatable Wolves side and proceeded to put in our worst performance of the season. So this must be Newcastle because we followed our best performance [...]
Before any game there is the task of trying to guess which team Rafa will start and it's not easy to get it right. After we played the top of the league team Norwich City at home on Wednesday night we now face the bottom of the league team Rotherham United away tomorrow. Because Rotherham [...]
Almost nine Newcastle fans in ten think we will win this game this afternoon at St. James' Park against Ipswich Town. But it's going to be a tough game and anything less than a win will now be a huge disappointment. A win will keep us top of the Championship and make it five wins [...]