EPL: Liverpool F.C. Beat Newcastle United to Finish Second

Liverpool F.C. came from a goal down to win 2-1 and finished second behind title champions Manchester City.

updated: May 12, 2014 00:23 IST
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Liverpool's bid to snatch the Premier League title on the final day of the season ended in frustration despite a 2-1 win over nine-man Newcastle on Sunday. (Manchester City crowned EPL 2013-14 champions)

Brendan Rodgers' side needed to beat the Magpies at Anfield and hope West Ham could upset leaders Manchester City at Eastlands if they were to land the English league crown for the first time since 1990.

But, although they came from behind to win, Liverpool were left with an empty feeling as City cruised to a 2-0 victory that guaranteed they would finish two points ahead of the second placed Reds.

In the end, Liverpool were left to rue the costly mistakes that realistically meant their fate had already been sealed by a defeat against Chelsea and a draw at Crystal Palace in their previous two games.

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