Newcastle dropped down to 17th on Saturday as they lost 3-1 to top of the league Liverpool at Anfield.

Steve Bruce’s side had the dream start as Jetro Willems fired in a sensational strike into the top corner to hand them the lead. The left-back took the ball in on the left before cutting in on his weaker right foot and finding the back of the net.

However, two goals from Sadio Mane and one from Mo Salah secured all three points for Liverpool as they produced an excellent attacking performance. 

Newcastle have now won one of their first five games of the season, coming against Tottenham in the third matchweek. The losses came against Arsenal, Norwich and Liverpool, with Bruce’s team also drawing against Watford at St. James’ Park. 

But, what did we learn from Newcastle’s defeat to Liverpool over the weekend? We have decided to take a look through four things they should learn from the match…