Erstwhile Liverpool star Michael Owen is afraid that Newcastle’s present stellar mode might spell a tough battle for Liverpool. Newcastle are in a supreme mode of late courtesy back-to-back triumphs which implies quite a hard fight for The Reds.
Liverpool are to face Newcastle is a high voltage match that is to be hosted by St. James’ Park. According to Owen, who presently works as a BT Sport pundit, stressed that the TV stations are generally very keen on Newcastle live games as “there’s always some story” in North East.
Post a winless beginning in the campaign, Newcastle boss Pardew (Alan) seemed to be in a vulnerable position given harsh criticisms around. But his team has been able to shut up all critics by their dramatic back-to-back victories in the ongoing Premier League.
The former Liverpool hero feels that his former team should try to come up with their best in the upcoming given the dangerously powerful form of the rival squad.
“Newcastle are, undoubtedly, a huge club. The team play in great stadium & it’s a grand arena to play soccer”, remarked Owen.
“Their matches against these teams usually pull in the TV cameras as there’s usually a great deal of intrigue surrounding Newcastle & there is generally some story at the St. James & you will always get something for reporting.”
“Over the past few weeks, it has been centering around the manager’s stance yet post the 2 great wins, it’s looking some kind of hard game for The Reds” , Own continued with his explanation.
However Owen, who himself scored as many as 14 times against Newcastle as a Liverpool player is confident that his tea would be able to come up with an uneasy ambience in the match.