Stats: Robbo’s milestone, goals v Newcastle, 2020 records and more

Noah Magaro-George Liverpool FC

An Andy Robertson landmark, goals versus Newcastle United and Liverpool’s 2020 Premier League statistics feature in our round-up of pre-match facts and figures from LFC statistician Ged Rea…

Robertson is set to make his 150th appearance for the Reds tonight

Liverpool have won each of the last five Premier League meetings with the Magpies and the last two at St. James’ Park – never before have they won six in a row overall or three in succession in the north east

Jürgen Klopp’s team have scored three or more in each of the last four top-flight clashes

There has not been a goalless draw in any of the last 68 league fixtures between the clubs – a run dating back to February 1974

The Reds have scored 104 goals against Newcastle (their most versus any opponent) and have netted more times at St. James’ (43) than any other away ground in the Premier League era 

This marks the champions’ final match of the year – they have earned 76 points from 34 Premier League outings so far in 2020 

Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 11 Premier League games (the longest ongoing run in the division) and are the only team to score in every one of their top-flight fixtures in 2020-21

Mohamed Salah (23) is the Reds’ leading top-flight goalscorer in the calendar year, followed by Sadio Mane (14), Roberto Firmino (eight) and Diogo Jota (five) 

Salah has netted in each of his last four starts against Newcastle