Liverpool Creep Closer to the Champions League
Liverpool pushed aside Newcastle United with a 2-0 victory to close the gap between themselves and Manchester City to a mere four points.
The Premiership title may be Chelsea’s for the taking, but the 'Pool haven't given up on its Champions League aspirations.
There are only six of matches remaining, and the race couldn't be much tighter. Not that the Magpies would know. They're just a tomato can in the scheme of things right now and are playing like it.
Raheem Sterling may have rejected a contract extension, but his solo act had Liverpool Red written all over it.
No wonder Liverpool so desperately wants him to extend his stay.
The Magpies could've gone level if the referee had his eyes on the game:
The coaches could see it from that far away, so why couldn’t the ref? Must've been distracted by the proverbial blonde in the front row. It happens.
Anyway, as great the Sterling's finish was, his miss later in the match was a howler:
Maybe he gets bored if the degree of difficulty isn't sufficient.
Not to worry. The Reds ultimately got their second as Newcastleshowcased their diabolical defending yet again.
All Mike Williamson had to do was swing. No real pressure from any Toffee player.
Things then went from red to redder as Moussa Sissoko just lost it all together: