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Liverpool were unable to celebrate Steven Gerrard's 600th game for the club with a victory as they were held 1-1 by Newcastle at Anfield.
Brendan Rodgers, at least, can draw consolation for preserving Liverpool's impressive unbeaten home record against the Magpies which is extended to 18 league matches - 15 of which were wins.
His counterpart Alan Pardew marched onto the field at full-time to speak to the officials but there was no sustained protest.
Liverpool Team Statistics Newcastle United 1 Goals 1 0 1st Half Goals 1 6 Shots on Target 3 8 Shots off Target 8 9 Blocked Shots 0 14 Corners 3 11 Fouls 14 1 Offsides 1 0 Yellow Cards 1 0 Red Cards 1 83.7 Passing Success 76.9 27 Tackles 26 77.8 Tackles Success 76.9 65.6 Possession 34.4 59 Territorial Advantage 41 523 Total Passes 273 36 Total Crosses 9 172 Lost Balls 152 61 Recoveries 56 60.3 1st Half Poss. 39.7 72.7 2nd Half Poss. 27.3
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Steven Gerrard insisted he would not swap his Liverpool career for anything in the world as he reflected on 15 years of highs and lows ahead of his 600th appearance for the Reds.
The boy from Huyton has been Liverpool captain since the age of 23. He has won the European Cup, two FA Cups, a UEFA Cup and three League Cups and earlier this week his long-term teammate Jamie Carragher...
Brendan Rodgers says Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard is still looking for ways to improve his game.
Rodgers, Gerrard and Liverpool will be hoping a meeting with Newcastle allows them to improve on a home record which has made for dismal reading of late.
Rodgers added: "I think there have only been three victories over the course of the year.
Xabi Alonso believes Steven Gerrard would walk into any team in the world — including the great tiki-taka Spanish sides of the last few years.
Alonso has played with some of the best midfielders ever as Spain has claimed FIFA World Cup and consecutive UEFA European Championship trophies.
But he thinks his teammate from 2004 to 2009 — who played his 600th game for Liverpool on...
Liverpool's Steven Gerrard believes Luis Suarez is the best striker he has played alongside, and would love to see Xabi Alonso back at Anfield.
Gerrard, in a Twitter question and answer session for sponsors adidas, picked Suarez ahead of the likes of Robbie Fowler, Michael Owen and Fernando Torres - all great goalscorers at Anfield - and England team-mate Wayne Rooney.
Striker Luis Suarez upstaged Steven Gerrard on a landmark day for the Liverpool captain with a superb equalizer in a 1-1 draw against Newcastle.
Gerrard became only the 10th player to make 600 appearances for the club but it was the 25-year-old Uruguay international who stole the show against Newcastle, who finished with 10 men after Fabricio Coloccini was sent off late on.
Two of the best central midfielders in the Premier League will go head to head this afternoon at Anfield, when Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard makes his 600th appearance for his home-town club, and Newcastle’s French International Yohan Cabaye makes his 49th appearance for Newcastle, after joining from Lille in the summer of 2011. [...]