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Hillsborough tragedy marked at Liverpool-Newcastle game

Published 2143 GMT (0543 HKT) April 13, 2015
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Raheem Sterling (right) scored Liverpool's opening goal in Monday's 2-0 win at home to Newcastle, running into the visitors' penalty area and curling in a superb shot. PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul is helpless as Joe Allen scores Liverpool's second goal in the 70th minute. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
Liverpool defender Glen Johnson (right) clashes with Newcastle United's French midfielder Moussa Sissoko, who was sent off with seven minutes to play for a second yellow card after a bad tackle on Lucas Leiva. PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
Before the match at Anfield, fans, players and officials marked the upcoming 26th anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy with a minute's silence. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
Ninety-six Liverpool fans died on April 15, 1989 during an FA Cup semifinal match. Police officials have finally admitted they were to blame for the deadly crush, having originally accused Liverpool supporters. PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images