The Magpies will host Liverpool at St. James’ Park in the Premier League this evening, and Redknapp has backed the visiting team to register a 2-1 victory.
“Newcastle 1–2 Liverpool – Liverpool are in such good form away from home so you’d have to fancy them to win there,” the Englishman has written on his official Facebook page.
Former Derby County and Leicester City midfielder Robbie Savage has also backed Liverpool to pick up all three points, telling William Hill Betting: “I am going to go with a Liverpool win. I am going to go 3-1.”
Newcastle are in poor form at the moment and are in real danger of getting relegated to the Championship at the end of the season.
Steve McClaren’s side are struggling both in attack and defensively, and Liverpool will be favourites to win this evening.
Under new manager Jurgen Klopp, the Liverpool players are playing with confidence, and there is renewed vigour in the team and among the fans.
The Merseyside outfit have won their last four competitive matches, and will head into Sunday’s encounter on the back of a 6-1 victory over Southampton away from home at St. Mary’s Stadium in the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup.