Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Lee Predicts Tough Mersey Mission

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Lee Predicts Tough Mersey Mission

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NEWCASTLE United legend Rob Leehas opened up on the chances of the Magpies pulling off a shock result tomorrow when they travel to Merseyside to face Liverpool.

Lee knows a thing or two about featuring in classic matches with Liverpool, having played in both of the 4-3 defeats to the Reds in 1996 and 1997.

The midfielder also scored for Kevin Keegan's Magpies in a 2-0 win at Anfield in April 1994.

However, the former Newcastle midfielder feels his old club are miles away from those heady days of free-flowing attacking football and are instead set for a difficult afternoon at Anfield.

Lee believes Liverpool are a 'complete team' without any real weaknesses and, while he is hopeful Steve Bruce's men can come away with a point, he is fully aware of the difficult task in front of Newcastle.

He said: "I think it's going to be very tough. …

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