Naby Keita was Liverpool’s matchwinner as they edged Newcastle United to return to the highest of the Premier League desk.
The midfielder’s composed end within the first-half was sufficient to take Jurgen Klopp’s facet two factors forward of Manchester Metropolis, who play at Leeds this teatime.
Liverpool managed the sport however squandered a number of alternatives to make life extra snug, with Sadio Mane taking pictures extensive when effectively positioned and Martin Dubravka saving twice from Diogo Jota.
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Liverpool’s gamers rejoice with Naby Keita after his successful purpose within the first-half – however there was controversy with Newcastle’s Fabian Schar (backside left) claiming he was fouled within the build-up
Midfielder Keita confirmed spectacular composure to skip round Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka and slot residence
Keita was then mobbed by Luis Diaz as Liverpool celebrated what proved to be the successful purpose at St James’ Park
A delighted Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp embraces Keita on the pitch at full-time as his workforce returned high of the desk
The outcome retains Klopp’s facet within the working for now solely the Premier League title however a trophy Quadruple this season