Newcastle vs Liverpool match today key points

Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League table after edging Newcastle 1-0 at St James' Park

Naby Keita scored what proved to be the winner in the first-half, skipping around Martin Dubravka to score

But there was controversy with Newcastle believing that Fabian Schar was fouled during the build-up

Liverpool wasted several opportunities to convert their dominance of the game into further goals

Sadio Mane shot just wide from a great position while Diogo Jota was denied several times by Dubravka

Midfielder Naby Keita (right) scored the winning goal for Liverpool as they beat an in-form Newcastle at St James' Park