Confirmed: Newcastle v Liverpool lineups

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Newcastle United and Liverpool will face each other at St. James’ Park in the Premier League today…

Newcastle United will be looking to return to winning ways in the Premier League today when they take on Liverpool at home.

The Magpies will head into the game at St. James’ Park on the back of a 5-1 defeat to Crystal Palace away from home at Selhurst Park in London.

Steve McClaren’s side are second from bottom in the Premier League table at the moment with just 10 points from 14 matches.

Meanwhile, Liverpool currently find themselves seventh in the standings with 23 points from 14 matches, six points behind fourth-place Manchester United with a game in hand.

The Reds are in great form at the moment and will be favourites to win against Newcastle at St. James’ Park today.

The Merseyside outfit will head into today’s encounter on the back of a 6-1 victory over Southampton away from home in the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup.

Newcastle lineup

Starting:

  • Robert Elliot
  • Fabricio Coloccini
  • Paul Dummett
  • Daryl Janmaat
  • Chancel Mbemba
  • Vurnon Anita
  • Jack Colback
  • Siem de Jong
  • Moussa Sissoko
  • Georginio Wijnaldum
  • Papiss Demba Cissé

Substitutes: Karl Darlow, Kevin Mbabu, Jamie Sterry, Yoan Gouffran, Florian Thauvin, Ayoze Pérez, Aleksandar Mitrovic.

Liverpool lineup

Starting:

  • Simon Mignolet
  • Nathaniel Clyne
  • Dejan Lovren
  • Alberto Moreno
  • Martin Skrtel
  • Joe Allen
  • Jordon Ibe
  • Lucas Leiva
  • James Milner
  • Christian Benteke
  • Roberto Firmino

Substitutes: Adam Bogdan, Connor Randall, Kolo Touré, Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana, Divock Origi, Daniel Sturridge.

Newcastle injury news

Tim Krul out - ACL

Steven Taylor out - hamstring

Massadio Haidara out - knee

Rolando Aarons out - ankle

Jamaal Lascelles questionable - hamstring

Gabriel Obertan out - hamstring

Cheick Tioté probable - groin

Emmanuel Rivière questionable - knee

Michael Williamson questionable - hamstring

Liverpool injury news

Joseph Gomez out - ACL

Mamadou Sakho out - knee

Danny Ings out - ACL

Jon Flanagan out - knee

Philippe Coutinho probable - hamstring

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