Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 10 July 2014

Liverpool ninth in table after 2-0 win over Newcastle

Liverpool have leapfrogged Newcastle in the Premiership table after beating the Magpies 2-0 at Anfield last night.

Dirk Kuyt opened the scoring after 29 minutes with his first goal for the Merseysiders.

Xabi Alonso then completed the victory in the second half after an incredible strike from inside his own half of the field.

The result leaves Liverpool in ninth place in the table, six points adrift of leaders Portsmouth.

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