Newcastle United v Liverpool, 28 December 2008

Score5-1 to Liverpool
RefereeMark Halsey
CompetitionPremier League
VenueSt James' Park
Attendance52,114
Kick-off: 12.00pm

1 Newcastle United

Manager: Joe Kinnear

5 Liverpool

Manager: Rafa Benítez

Goals:

David Edgar 45 G

Goals:

Steven Gerrard 31 G
Sami Hyypia 36 G
Ryan Babel 50 G
Steven Gerrard 66 G
Xabi Alonso penalty 77 P

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Shay Given
Defender David Edgar
Defender Steven Taylor
Defender/Midfielder Fabricio Coloccini
Defender/Midfielder Jonas Gutierrez
Defender/Left back Jose Enrique
Midfielder Nicky Butt
Midfielder Danny Guthrie
Midfielder Charles N'Zogbia
Midfielder/Forward Damien Duff
Forward Michael Owen

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Pepe Reina
Defender/Centre back Daniel Agger
Defender/Centre back Sami Hyypia
Defender/Midfielder Jamie Carragher
Defender/Midfielder Lucas Leiva
Defender/Left back Emiliano Insua
Midfielder Yossi Benayoun
Midfielder Steven Gerrard
Midfielder Javier Mascherano
Midfielder/Forward Dirk Kuyt
Forward Ryan Babel

Substitutions:

Shola Ameobi for Jose Enrique 46
Geremi for Nicky Butt 56
Kazenga Lua Lua for Michael Owen 79

Substitutions:

Xabi Alonso for Yossi Benayoun 60
David N'Gog for Steven Gerrard 70
Martin Škrtel for Dirk Kuyt 79

Cards:

Steven Taylor 75 Y
Shay Given 90 Y

Cards:

Javier Mascherano 59 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Steve Harper
Defender Tamás Kádár
Midfielder Geremi
Midfielder/Forward Kazenga Lua Lua
Forward Shola Ameobi
Forward Andy Carroll
Forward Xisco

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri
Defender/Centre back Martin Škrtel
Midfielder Albert Riera
Midfielder Xabi Alonso
Forward Nabil El Zhar
Forward Robbie Keane
Forward David N'Gog

Comments:

League position: 14th

Comments:

League position: 1st