Where does Liverpool vs Newcastle rank among the highest scoring Premier League games ahead of this weekend’s clash?


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There are some games when goals are guaranteed and here, talkSPORT.com looks at what they are

Whenever Liverpool face Newcastle at Anfield, most football fans naturally think of that incredible 4-3 match in 1996 which saw the Reds derail the Magpies’ title challenge.

The two sides played out another 4-3 classic on Merseyside the following season with Liverpool coming out on top again, although there was not as much riding on this one.

Jurgen Klopp’s men will be looking to make it five wins from five when they face Newcastle this weekend

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Jurgen Klopp’s men will be looking to make it five wins from five when they face Newcastle this weekend

And Liverpool entertain the Magpies on Saturday lunchtime as the Premier League makes a return following the first international break of the season.

You can listen to commentary of Liverpool vs Newcastle LIVE on talkSPORT on Saturday from 12:30pm – the first of our three live commentaries on GameDay.

And if history is anything to go by then this latest clash will see goals goals goals, but where does Liverpool vs Newcastle rank among the Premier League’s highest scoring matches?

Below you can see the ten highest scoring fixtures during the Premier League era, with thanks to Opta.

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10. Arsenal vs Chelsea – 143 goals in 54 games

The two sides played out a five-goal thriller in August 2018, Chelsea winning 3-2

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The two sides played out a five-goal thriller in August 2018, Chelsea winning 3-2

=9. Manchester United vs Newcastle – 146 goals in 48 games

Even Alexis Sanchez managed to score in this game last season

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Even Alexis Sanchez managed to score in this game last season

=9. Newcastle vs Tottenham – 146 goals in 49 games

Joelinton’s strike gave Newcastle a surprise 1-0 victory over Spurs last month

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Joelinton’s strike gave Newcastle a surprise 1-0 victory over Spurs last month

=7. Liverpool vs Newcastle – 151 goals in 48 games

Divock Origi scored the winning goal when the two sides last met in May

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Divock Origi scored the winning goal when the two sides last met in May

=7. Everton vs Manchester United – 151 goals in 54 games

Everton thrashed Manchester United 4-0 in April at Goodison Park

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Everton thrashed Manchester United 4-0 in April at Goodison Park

5. Chelsea vs Tottenham – 152 goals in 54 games

Matches between Tottenham and Chelsea usually have goals and plenty of incident

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Matches between Tottenham and Chelsea usually have goals and plenty of incident

4. Arsenal vs Everton – 154 goals in 54 games

Only three goals were scored in the two Premier League matches between Arsenal and Everton last season

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Only three goals were scored in the two Premier League matches between Arsenal and Everton last season

3. Liverpool vs Tottenham – 155 goals in 54 games

Liverpool beat Spurs twice in the Premier League last season as well as in the Champions League final

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Liverpool beat Spurs twice in the Premier League last season as well as in the Champions League final

2. Arsenal vs Tottenham – 156 goals in 55 games

Arsenal and Spurs played out an enthralling 2-2 draw earlier this month

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Arsenal and Spurs played out an enthralling 2-2 draw earlier this month

1. Arsenal vs Liverpool – 159 goals in 55 games

Liverpool ran riot against Arsenal at Anfield last month

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Liverpool ran riot against Arsenal at Anfield last month

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