As for Newcastle United, they have now lost back-to-back games, following an earlier 1-0 defeat to Chelsea last time out. The manner of both losses have been painful and a bit of a worry for the Magpies, who after defending for large parts of the game, still concede late on to lose. Coach Eddie Howe will need to address this part of his side’s deficiency in training and he must know their Premier League isn’t yet guaranteed. There is still a lot of work to be done.
At last! Everton finally stop their poor form by getting a much-needed victory over Newcastle United. Nigerian international Alex Iwobi got the all-important goal deep into injury time, as the Toffees move three points clear of the relegation zone.
FULL-TIME AT GOODISON PARK: Everton 1-0 Newcastle United
90+9′ MIN: Alex Iwobi receives a well-taken defence-splitting pass inside the box and fires the ball past the goalkeeper.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Everton 1-0 Newcastle United (A. Iwobi)
83′ MIN: Referee Craig Pawson seems to have made up his mind after reviewing the incident using VAR, and it’s RED for Allan.
RED CARD!!! For Everton (Allan)
82′ MIN: The centre referee makes the VAR signal and he’s going to review the foul incident moments earlier. This could be a red card for Allan! Let’s see what he decides.
SECOND-HALF UNDERWAY AT GOODISON PARK: Everton 0-0 Newcastle United
HALF-TIME AT GOODISON PARK: Everton 0-0 Newcastle United
KICK-OFF AT GOODISON PARK: Everton 0-0 Newcastle United
Newcastle United’s line-up to take on Everton at Goodison Park.
The Toffees side that will face Newcastle United, with manager Frank Lampard making four changes as Dominic Calvert Lewin is on the substitutes bench while goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and midfielder Donny van de Beek are unavailable.
Frank Lampard’s side are only ahead of the relegation zone by virtue of their goals difference, but they must change their destinies if they hope to avoid the drop. As for Newcastle United, they come into this clash in great form and have only lost once (1-0 to Chelsea last time out) in their last ten games.
Hello soccer fans and welcome to Goodison Park where relegation strugglers Everton will face a resurgent Newcastle United in what could define the season for the Toffees.