Newcastle defeated 10 man Liverpool 2-0 in the English premier League on Sunday.
Papiss Cisse’s double for a second straight game has given Newcastle the much needed push for European qualification next season.
Cisse scored his first in the 19th minute and took his tally to seven goals from seven games when he netted his second in the 59th minute at St. James’s Park.
With this win Newcastle is tied on points with fifth-place Chelsea.
The Red’s lost goalkeeper Reina in the 82nd minute who was dismissed after the referee gave him a straight red card when he tried to headbutt James Perch.
Newcastle extends its winning run to three matches in the league.
Liverpool faces three successive defeats and are now at the 8th position in the League’s standings.