Eddie Howe gives simple explanation why Liverpool clinched dramatic win over Newcastle

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Liverpool beat Newcastle United 2-1 in the Premier League.

Eddie Howe admitted Newcastle United’s stoppage-time loss to Liverpool was a ‘sickener’.

The Reds snatched a dramatic 2-1 win over the Magpies courtesy of a 98th-minute goal from Fabio Carvalho.

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Despite three key players in Allan Saint-Maximin, Callum Wilson and Bruno Guimaraes, Newcastle went into half-time ahead. Alexander Isak netted on his debut after arriving from Real Soceidad for £60 million.

Liverpool equalised through Roberto Firmino in the 61st minute but it looked like they’d have to settle for a draw.

However, with the last kick of the game, Carvalho smashed home from close range after the visitors failed to clear a corner.

And Howe made no excuses that his troops ‘didn’t deal’ with the set-piece.

He told BT Sport: “That's the pain of football.

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"That's the horrible side of it when your team has given everything. It is a sickener for us but it is part of the game. We just didn't deal with the corner.

"I thought we played well in the first half. Naturally when you are 1-0 up here you are not going to be the dominant team and you are going to have to withstand pressure.

"It is difficult to defend against this team."

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