The Reds thrashed Southampton 6-1 in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday night, ahead of a Premier League clash with Newcastle...

Just what Newcastle United fans needed, eh?

After losing 5-1 to Crystal Palace last weekend, the relegation-threatened Magpies will now face a Liverpool side who thrashed Southampton 6-1 on Wednesday night. Southampton may have lost their last couple of games but Ronald Koeman's men are no pushovers.

The Saints surprised many last season and have - generally - continued to perform this campaign.

But they were put to the sword by Jurgen Klopp's side, who are in stunning form right now - especially away from home.

It just so happens that Liverpool travel to Newcastle and will once again be the away team this weekend. How will the struggling St James' Park outfit be able to handle the Reds if they continue their scoring form?

Naturally, the Magpies faithful couldn't help but cast a verdict of fear on Twitter while watching and reacting to Liverpool's thrashing of Southampton.

The signs aren't good and, with a manager in Steve McClaren that simply promises more 'adversity' instead of trying to sort anything out, things *could* get ugly for Newcastle this weekend. Here's what their supporters have been saying...

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