The English Premier League began the year of 2024 with Liverpool hosting Newcastle at the Anfield Stadium. The Reds would be looking to take advantage of their fellow title rivals, Arsenal drop in form and extend their lead at the top of the table.
The first half of the game ended as a boring one as both sides failed to find the back of the net despite several chances presented to both sides especially Liverpool who had a penalty chance wasted.
However, the second half got of to a bright start as Salah opened the score sheet, giving Liverpool the lead. Few minutes later, Isak brought the visitor back into the game.
Liverpool regained their lead back as Jones taps in the ball home with Jota providing the assist. Not long after, Salah product a sublime cross into the boss which ended up being converted into a goal by Gakpo giving the home team a two-goal lead.
Newcastle thought they have found a way back when they managed to pull another goal, but a penalty goal from Salah saw the game end 4-2 with the host taking all three points.
Meanwhile, this is how the premier league table looks like following this result.
Meanwhile, here is how the top scorers of the league looks like following a brace from Salah.