Liverpool Downs Newcastle In Premier League, Reclaims Second Place In Standings

Liverpool's Sadio Mane and Mo Salah

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Liverpool moved back up to second in the Premier League after it earned a 2-0 victory over Newcastle United on Saturday at Anfield.

Mohamed Salah put the Reds ahead late in the first half, grabbing his 24th league goal of a remarkable debut season at Anfield with a typically cool finish.

Sadio Mane increased the hosts’ advantage shortly after the restart, capitalizing on good work from Roberto Firmino to sidefoot his shot home.

Liverpool subsequently saw out the game with minimum fuss, enhancing its hopes of UEFA Champions League qualification with another performance of impressive ruthlessness.

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