4:00pm, Sunday 26th July 2020. How long do we want? Milan 'GOD' Ibrahimovic performing miracles with Pioli, New faces, same old Arsenal: Vardy smash-and-grab highlights job Arteta still has to do, Lampard's lack of balance: Chelsea spent £200m on attackers but have stopped scoring goals. Bruce makes a surprising substitution, bringing off the lively Saint-Maximin for Joelinton at half-time. English Premier League. It was another fairly slow start to the second half and it took a sensational strike from Origi to put Liverpool ahead. Turnaround. The other players take the opportunity to have an early drinks break while the midfielder is seen to by the medical team. Liverpool substitutes: Adrian, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Fabinho, Curtis Jones, Xherdan Shaqiri, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Harvey Elliott, Roberto Firmino. The centre-back has played every minute of Liverpool's title-winning season and his performance at St James' Park only enhanced what an asset he is for the club, showing off what he can do with a bit of creativity. Liverpool came from behind to conclude their successful 2019-20 Premier League campaign with a 3-1 win at Newcastle United on the final day, securing a club-record points tally. This was only the second time since Mo Salah joined Liverpool in 2017 that none of himself, Roberto Firmino or Sadio Mane started a Premier League game for the Reds (also 3-1 win at Burnley in December 2018). Liverpool came from behind to conclude their successful 2019-20 Premier League campaign with a 3-1 win at Newcastle United on the final day, securing a club-record points tally. After outplaying Chelsea in their last home game of the season, Liverpool will be aiming to put icing on the cake when they take on Newcastle United at St. James Park on Sunday afternoon. However, Liverpool have scored more Premier League goals against Newcastle than they have against any other side in the competition (101) and will be keen to add to that tally today. Newcastle made one change with Emil Krafth dropping out due to an ankle issue and Valentino Lazaro coming in. He then fired a fierce volley goalwards, but forced a leaping save from Martin Dubravka. Andy Robertson tapped the ball into Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's path and he easily sped past Danny Rose before fizzing a cross into the area. Thank you for joining our coverage, we hope you enjoyed the game. Popular Premier League Bundesliga Serie A La Liga Ligue 1 Eredivisie Süper Lig Premier League Primeira Liga Premiership First … That's been the same since I was a kid so to be the manager has been a pleasure so far. "When they bought on the front three, you do realise just what quality they've got, but overall, we did OK. We hand a hunger and desire about us which I couldn't fault but in the end, we just weren't quite good enough. Takumi Minamino picked up a lay-off from James Milner before spinning past Nabil Bentaleb and driving across the top of the area. The triple substitution followed regardless and Salah's first involvement saw a powerful strike bounce off the post, but it was Mane who provided the final flourish. Liverpool almost went ahead instantly after, but Oxlade-Chamberlain's thunderous strike just whistled past the post. The supply to him has been better since the break. Liverpool have recovered 19 points from trailing positions in this season's Premier League; only Wolves (21) have won more after going behind. 08:00 AM. 25 - Dwight Gayle's opener after 25 seconds is the quickest goal ever scored on the final day of the Premier League season, and the earliest Liverpool have ever conceded in a Premier League game. Firmino had been feeding his two attacking team-mates ever since they were introduced and did so again here with sensational precision, sending Mane down the left flank. pic.twitter.com/RkH1udxH7v. We seem to be affected worse than most and again today, we're missing seven or eight and when you get to that sort of level, it's something which has blighted us this season. Allan Saint-Maximin had been fouled by Van Dijk and, despite his team-mate still being in a heap on the floor, former Liverpool midfielder Jonjo Shelvey lined the free-kick up before scooping the ball over the top for the run of Gayle. Shelvey showed some really quick thinking against his former club to take the free-kick quickly and found Gayle in plenty of space to run into the box and finish! Match Time & Date: 26/07/2020. Meanwhile, Almiron goes off for Hayden, who will provide more security and stability in midfield. Newcastle are restricting Liverpool's ability to create with their organisation and hard work off the ball. Shelvey tries to play Almiron in behind but the flag goes up against Paraguayan for offside. Premier League. Play for free, entries by 6pm. Within mere seconds of the game kicking off, Newcastle took the lead. Liverpool are starting to up their tempo as they move the ball with more urgency and pin Newcastle into their third. The surprise Gayle goal had seen Newcastle lead Liverpool early for the second time this season, with this 25-second effort the fastest the Reds have ever conceded in the Premier League. What does it mean? I liked it a lot and it was not perfect, but like our season, the boys don't only win the game on a perfect day, they have to really dig deep on a not so perfect day. I would work him if he was more difficult to be with, but he is really low maintenance. Lots of probing by Liverpool so far but the stand-in front three have yet to craft a clear-cut opening. Salah was in the mood for his 20th goal of the season and almost scored not long after coming on. He netted his fifth Premier League goal of the season - his highest ever tally in a single campaign - and since his debut for Liverpool in January 2018, Van Dijk has scored more goals than any other centre-back in the competition (9). Williams does have to go off now, with Alexander-Arnold replacing him at right-back. Klopp will hope such lapses do not linger into next season. Subs used: Salah (7), Mane (7), Firmino (7), Jones (n/a), Alexander-Arnold (n/a). I think it [a Zoom call from Ashley after the game to players and staff] was vitally important, he wanted to say thank you to the staff and the players for all their hard work so in that respect, it was good to hear from him. Read about Newcastle v Liverpool in the Premier League 2019/20 season, including lineups, stats and live blogs, on the official website of the Premier League. Speaking about Van Dijk, Jurgen Klopp said: "He's a good centre half and his combination of skills is very special. Andrew Robertson's assist for Divock Origi's strike was his 12th of the season in the Premier League, surpassing his total for last season (11), with only teammate Trent Alexander-Arnold ever providing more in a season in the competition by defenders (13 this season). A bigger impact in Italy than Ronaldo? MANE CURLS IN A THIRD!! 24 - Divock Origi has scored his first goal in 24 appearances across all competitions for Liverpool since netting a brace against Everton in December 2019, 235 days ago. GOAL!!! Steve Bruce's side had just three shots during the game but one of them came almost immediately after kick off as Gayle (1) swept the ball home around the oncoming Alisson. Origi has looked much more lively in the second half and is causing problems with his movement in and around the box. Liverpool had the better chances for the remainder of the game and Virgil van Dijk (38) nodded them level before a superb Divock Origi (59) finish put the visitors ahead. Subs used: Joelinton (5), Longstaff (5), Carroll (5), Hayden (5), Watts (n/a). Liverpool have been the dominant side but have lacked their usual cutting edge as the raft of changes take their toll. Premier League clubs have also voted for the summer transfer window to open the day after the 2019/20 season ends - on Monday July 27 - and run for 10 weeks. It didn't get much easier for Newcastle either with Jurgen Klopp introducing his attacking superstars - Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Mane - in the 64th minute. Liverpool XI (4-3-3): Alisson; Neco Williams, Joe Gomez, Virgil van Dijk, Andy Robertson; Naby Keita, Georginio Wijnaldum, James Milner; Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Divock Origi, Takumi Minamino.