Mane helps extend Liverpool's winning start

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www.premierleague.com|14-Sep-2019 19:53

A Sadio Mane brace and a goal from Mohamed Salah helped Liverpool come from behind to beat Newcastle United 3-1 and extend their winning streak to 14 Premier League matches.

Newcastle took a surprise lead on seven minutes, Jetro Willems cutting inside from the left and firing in.

Liverpool equalised in the 28th minute, Mane finding the top corner after a pass from Andrew Robertson.

Roberto Firmino replaced the injured Divock Origi and set up Mane's second five minutes before half-time, the Senegalese tapping into an empty net after Martin Dubravka failed to deal with the Brazilian’s through-ball.

Salah wrapped up the three points 18 minutes from time, benefitting from a superb flick from Firmino.

Liverpool remain top, five points clear of Manchester City, who travel to Norwich City later today.

Newcastle fall to 16th, on four points.