Liverpool F.C. Suffer Shock Defeat to Newcastle United

Liverpool F.C. woeful start to the season continued as Newcastle United beat them 1-0 through a late second-half goal.

updated: November 01, 2014 21:18 IST
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Newcastle United celebrate after scoring vs Liverpool F.C.


Spanish substitute Ayoze Perez netted the only goal of the game as Newcastle United added to Liverpool's woes by beating the Reds 1-0 at St James' Park on Saturday afternoon.

There was always a chance that Liverpool would suffer at the hands of Spanish opposition in the week ahead, but few would have predicted their tormentor to be Perez.

Last season, the 21-year-old was playing for Tenerife in Spain's second division but he proved more than equal to the challenge when his chance came against Liverpool, pouncing on a mistake by Alberto Moreno to sweep home from close range 17 minutes from time.

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