Firmino misses out for Liverpool at Newcastle

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Salah was stretchered off 20 minutes from time making him a doubt for Tuesday's Champions League semi-final, second leg against Barcelona, while Klopp confirmed Roberto Firmino will definitely miss the visit of the Spanish champions to Anfield.

Salah was unable to continue after clashing with Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, who appeared to strike the Egypt global with his hip as he jumped to clear a high ball in the last 20 minutes of the game.

Marko Arnautovic ended his 11-game goal drought with a brace in West Ham's 3-0 win against Southampton at the London Stadium. Otherwise you [are taking a] risk, and I have to say that I made a mistake.

"There was one moment during Liverpool's victory over Newcastle that captured the impact Virgil van Dijk has had on Jurgen Klopp's team". I think they're the best two sides I've faced as a manager.

Arsenal's 1-1 draw against Brighton meant the Stamford Bridge club are guaranteed Champions League football next season. We can not change the decisions.

Cardiff never seriously looked like securing the win they needed to stand any chance of staying up, with Wilfried Zaha, Michy Batshuayi and Andros Townsend scoring the goals for Palace, who won for the fifth time in six away league games.

Gary Neville: Alexis Sanchez's career at Manchester United is finished
Speaking before the game, Neville spoke in no uncertain terms about Sanchez, insisting the Chilean was finished at this level. Another David de Gea blunder gave Chelsea a share of the spoils after Juan Mata had fired United into a 1-0 lead.

"The boys showed in each second that they really want to win it". "It will be hard on Tuesday, we just have to perform like we can, finish on a high and you never know what will happen".

While some reports claim that he is likely to remain with the club as he is planning to sign a new contract, others though, are more fearful of the fact that Benitez has already made up his mind to head for greener pastures.

Meanwhile, Newcastle are one of several sides believed to be interested in Coventry City midfielder Tom Bayliss - alongside Middlesbrough and Leeds United. "The atmosphere was like something happened between them in the past".

Alan Shearer expressed how the majority of Newcastle United supporters would have been feeling about the controversial free kick awarded to Liverpool, which led to their winning goal in a 3-2 win at Newcastle on Saturday. "It was not a foul", said the Newcastle manager, who conceded his team's defending at set pieces was poor throughout.

"When we came in, he was sitting in the dressing room and had watched the game". We accept that of course. He got a proper knock on the head.

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