Liverpool 3-1 Newcastle: Sadio Mane’s double preserves hosts’ 100 per cent start

Liverpool vs Newcastle
Premier League
12:30pm Saturday 14th September

(Att: 51430)

Sadio Mane scored twice as Liverpool came from behind to conserve their 100 per cent start to the season with a victory over Newcastle.
Newcastle chose a shock early lead through Jetro Willems’ strong attack (7) however Liverpool, that appreciated 80 per cent ownership in the first half, flipped things up before half-time together with Mane (28, 40) taking his tally for goals from the Premier league that season .
Liverpool continued to dominate after the break and the game was eventually made secure by Mohamed Salah as Jurgen Klopp’s side extended their lead over Manchester City, that face Norwich live on Sky Sports at 5.30pm, at the top to five factors.
A beat of the season sees Newcastle drop .
Anfield was left stunned after just seven minutes after Willems, chose out by Christian Atsu around the left flank, cut in Trent Alexander-Arnold with an excellent object of art before striking a effective shot to the upper corner.
Klopp needed a response by his side and that he acquired when Andy Robertson squared to Mane, who curled a great finish from within the playground.
It was all Liverpool. Referee Andre Marriner, and VAR, stayed unmoved, although the hosts thought they ought to have had a penalty when Joel Matip appeared to have been dragged down by Jamaal Lascelles while assaulting a corner.
Liverpool finally took the lead five minutes before the break thanks.
Roberto Firmino, on in place of the injured Divock Origi, slid the ball to Mane but the ball rebounded and on Mane to hand the Senegal international a.
Firmino was once again Liverpool’s creator as Salah doubled his side’s advantage. The striker’s exquisite flick pass introduced Salah in supporting the Newcastle defence and he concluded in fashion to extend Liverpool’s winning streak to 14 matches.
Next up from the Premier League for Liverpool is a trip to Stamford Bridge to face Frank Lampard’s Chelsea on Sunday, September 22, live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League (kick-off in 4.30pm).
Before that, Klopp’s side’s Champions League defence will get underway on Tuesday from Serie A side Napoli at the San Paolo stadium (kick-off at 8pm).
Newcastle are also live on Sky Sports next weekend when they face Brighton at St James’ Park on Saturday, September 21 (kick-off at 5.30pm).
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