We bring you the key facts from this high-scoring Premier League meeting at Anfield, with the key Liverpool vs Newcastle stats. Jürgen Klopp’s side move three points clear at the top of the table following another impressive win.

Liverpool vs Newcastle Post-Match Facts

  • Mohamed Salah has scored 151 Premier League goals for Liverpool, becoming just the fifth player to reach the 150-goal milestone for a single club in the competition after Harry Kane for Tottenham (213), Sergio Agüero for Man City (184), Wayne Rooney for Man Utd (183) and Thierry Henry for Arsenal (175).
  • Liverpool are now unbeaten in 28 consecutive home Premier League games against Newcastle (W23 D5), the joint longest home unbeaten run by a side against a specific opponent in the competition’s history (Chelsea vs Everton, also an ongoing run of 28).
  • With an expected goals (xG) figure of 7.27 this evening, Liverpool recorded the highest xG total on record (since 2010-11) in a single Premier League game.
  • Newcastle have lost five of their last six Premier League games (W1), suffering five successive away defeats for the first time since January 2021.
  • Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah became the first player to miss a penalty, score a penalty and provide an assist in a single Premier League game since Wayne Rooney for Everton vs Swansea in December 2017.
  • Mohamed Salah has become just the third player to amass 20+ goal involvements (goals+assists) in seven consecutive Premier League seasons after Harry Kane (9 successive seasons between 2014/15 – 2022/23) and Thiery Henry (7 successive seasons between 1999/00 – 2005/06).
  • Since joining Liverpool in 2017-18, Mohamed Salah has failed to convert more Premier League penalties than any other player (6 – 24/30 scored). Indeed, only Steven Gerrard (9) and Michael Owen (7) have missed more penalties in the competition for Liverpool than Salah.
  • Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dúbravka made 10 saves in this game, the joint most of any keeper in a Premier League game this season, also saving a penalty for just a second time in the competition (also vs Watford in May 2018). 

Liverpool vs Newcastle Timeline

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Liverpool vs Newcastle Timeline

Liverpool vs Newcastle Stats Centre

Our Opta match centre delivers you all the Liverpool vs Newcastle stats from Monday’s late Premier League kick-off at Anfield – the first Premier League match of 2024.

The match centre below includes team and player stats, expected goals data, passing networks, an Opta chalkboard and more. It gives you everything you need to do your own analysis of the game. 

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