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Haidara boosted by Suarez ban

Newcastle United defender Massadio Haidara is expecting an easier evening against Liverpool following the 10-match suspension of Luis Suarez.

Last Updated: 27/04/13 at 16:50 Post Comment

Luis Suarez: The Liverpool striker has been banned for 10 matches by the Footbal

Luis Suarez: The Liverpool striker has been banned for 10 matches by the Footbal

The Uruguay international has been hit with the lengthy ban after being found guilty of violent conduct for his bite on Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic last weekend.

And Haidara thinks Suarez's absence will be a big boost for Newcastle when they host Liverpool in Saturday's late kick-off.

The Frenchman said in the Newcastle Chronicle: "He is definitely the difference for Liverpool. Without him, they will be a different team.

"He is the focal point for their attack. They have other quality players but if he is not playing, that will definitely be a positive for us."

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ood lord that's got me unnecessarily excited. Damn you Storey. Cut to Liverpool being crushed under the wheels of Sparky's Stoke Machine and Firmino brought off the bench to no effect. It's the hope that kills you.

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o Schweini? Have to admit that I did a little sex wee when we signed him and I can't wait to see him in action!!!

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think he'll do quite well. My only reservation would be Kagawa, who had similar stats to Firmino in the bundesliga before he came, but time will tell.

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