Newcastle's Paul Dummett targets victory at Anfield, comments on confidence in squad

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Dummett says Newcastle will head to Anfield with the aiming of winning against Liverpool.

Newcastle United defender Paul Dummett has said the midweek draw over Manchester City has given the side confidence ahead of their trip to Anfield to face Liverpool tomorrow, and they will approach the game against Jurgen Klopp's side feeling they can pull of a shock win at Anfield.

The Magpies away form this season has been awful - having only managed to pick up seven points on the road this season, but after four points from their previous two games at home, Dummett feels the side's morale has had a lift.

He told the Chronicle: “In fact we were disappointed not to get three points against Man City.

“Before the game everybody would have taken a point in this game, especially as it was against such a strong side.

“But we’ll take the positives from it into Liverpool on Saturday.

“We need to make sure we win the home games, but Liverpool is a game we can win – we are going there to win.

“And we need every point we can get now to stay in the Premier League.”

Newcastle will be hoping that Liverpool's Europa League semi-final against Villarreal can provide enough distraction to help them out at Anfield, as they come up against a side that has scored four goals in each of their last three home games - the latest being a 4-0 win over Everton in the Merseyside derby.

Jurgen Klopp could well make several changes for Liverpool, but as they showed against Bournemouth last week, even with several inexperienced players, they are capable of winning games in the Premier League against opposition that are going to be in the top flight next season.

One would think that Rafa Benitez will be well-prepared for the battle with his old club, and he knows one or two of the players that could play quite well. They will see this as an opportunity to put pressure on Norwich who aren't playing this weekend, and Sunderland who play the following day. 

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