Still, St James’ Park has turned into something of a fortress under Howe and the jury remains out on just how successful the rebuild has been for the Reds.
While there have been promising signs at times, Liverpool have a lot to prove.
Here’s everything you need to know about the game...
Date, kick-off time and venue
Newcastle vs Liverpool is scheduled for a 4.30pm BST kick-off time today, Sunday August 27, 2023.
St James’ Park in Newcastle will host.
Where to watch Newcastle vs Liverpool
TV channel: The game will be broadcast on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Ultra HDR. Coverage starts at 4pm.
Live stream: Subscribers will be able to access a live stream via the Sky Go app.
Live blog: Follow all the action with Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.
Newcastle vs Liverpool team news
Joelinton is set to be fit for the hosts despite limping off injured in the loss to Manchester City, while Joe Willock, Emil Krafth and Javier Manquillo are unavailable.
Jurgen Klopp has confirmed Trent Alexander-Arnold’s availability after an injury worry but Ibrahima Konate is not expected to be involved. Thiago Alcantara and Curtis Jones are absent.
Newcastle vs Liverpool prediction
Newcastle might have been disappointing against City but have been so strong at home and have the tools to punish a Liverpool team no one is quite sure about defensively.
Newcastle to win 2-1.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
Newcastle wins: 50
Liverpool wins: 91
Newcastle vs Liverpool latest odds
Newcastle to win: 5/4
Liverpool to win: 2/1
Odds via Betfair and subject to change.