Photos: McClaren shares a joke with Klopp, Newcastle player shows concern for Liverpool defender

St James Park

Newcastle United defeated Liverpool 2-0 at St. James’ Park in the Premier League on Sunday evening.

Newcastle United returned to winning ways in the Premier League on Sunday evening with a 2-0 victory over Liverpool at home.

The Magpies were not expected to even pick up a point from the encounter at St. James’ Park, but they collected all three.

A Martin Skrtel own goal saw the Magpies go ahead in the 69th minute, and a late effort from Georginio Wijnaldum helped secure the victory.

Over the course of the 90 minutes at St. James’ Park, hosts Newcastle had just 40% of the possession, took six shots of which only one was on target, and earned two corners.

Visitors Liverpool had 60% of the possession, took 10 shots of which just one was on target, and earned seven corners.

During the match, Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren was caught sharing a joke with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp.

Also during the game, Newcastle midfielder Wijnaldum was seen looking concern for Liverpool defender Skrtel (see photos above and below).

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