Liverpool wastes two points against the obstinate Newcastle

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Liverpool fans will not feel the joy of celebrating Christmas, after the defending champion fell to a draw for the second time in a row during the same week, this time in front of Newcastle United, without goals today, Wednesday, in the 16th round of the Premier League.

At St. James’s Park, the trio, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, and Firmino, squandered the opportunities in front of the owners’ goal, leaving the meeting with a goalless draw.

In the postponed match against the leaders Liverpool, Newcastle appeared in its best game as it was close to scoring despite the ingenuity of Brazilian goalkeeper Alison Baker.

Liverpool’s score rose with this draw to 33 points in the lead, 3 points ahead of Manchester United, who played one game less, while Newcastle’s score rose to 19 points in 14th.