Having preserved their Premier League status for next season, Newcastle United would look to end the 2019/20 Premier League term on a high note when they await champions Liverpool’s visit at St. James’ Park on Sunday afternoon.
The Magpies secured an important one point away from home in their last match-up, holding Brighton and Hove Albion to a 0-0 stalemate.
Having finally lifted the Premier League trophy at Anfield, the Reds are hoping for a positive end to the season by picking up where they left off when they made light work of Chelsea with a 5-3 drubbing.
Date: Sunday, 25 July 2020
Steve Bruce will have do without at least eight regular players, with on loan Danny Rose set to feature again after impressing in the stalemate at Amex.
Duo Joelinton and Andy Carroll are fighting to start ahead of Dwight Gayle.
Having missed out on the opportunity to hit the 100-point mark, Jurgen Klopp is expected to ring changes in his squad.
Naby Keita and Gini Wijnaldum, who were subbed early in the win over Chelsea, are set to start from the onset.
Outbound Adam Lallana did not feature at Anfield in midweek, but could feature in his final match for the Reds.
Liverpool are unbeaten in their last four matches against the Magpies in all competitions.