Everton vs Newcastle United: Everton hosted Newcastle United at the Goodison Park for the rescheduled fixture of Matchday 20 of the Premier League.
It was a frenzied first half as there was end-to-end play with challenges coming in from everywhere. Although it was goal less, it had plenty of action. But the second half was even more dramatic as Allan was sent off for a reckless challenge. However, Alex Iwobi scored in the 9th minute of 14-minute stoppage time to give Everton all 3 points.
Let’s take a look at the player ratings for the Everton vs Newcastle United clash: –
Everton vs Newcastle United Player Ratings
Asmir Begovic (8.2/10): Begovic was man of the match for his stupendous performance. He made 6 crucial saves and kept a clean sheet.
Seamus Coleman (7.9/10): Coleman made last-minute challenges and cleared the ball well. He was present in the attack as well.
Michael Keane (7.4/10): Keane made important blocks and headed clearances off corners and worked hard for the clean sheet.
Mason Holgate (7.2/10): Holgate had a good game in the backline. His positioning was precise and he held the line well.
Ben Godfrey (6.8/10): Godfrey had a decent game as left back. His flank play was good and created some chances.
Abdoulaye Doucoure (7.5/10): Doucoure was the power house of Everton as he put in the hard yards in the middle, pushing forward and back-tracking when not in possession.
Allan (7/10): Allan was having a decent match in the midfield before he was sent off in the second half for a cynical challenge on Saint-Maximin.
Alex Iwobi (7.8/10): Iwobi scored the only goal of the match late in stoppage time to inspire Everton to a dramatic victory.
Anthony Gordon (7.5/10): Gordon was active on the pitch and got booked for a confrontation with an opponent in the second half.
Richarlison (6.5/10): Richarlison had a mediocre game. He did not have any shots on target and was replaced late in the match.
Demarai Gray (6.3/10): Gray had an average match as he could not put any shots on target. He was replaced by Calvert-Lewin late in the second half.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin (7.3/10): Calvert-Lewin was an amazing substitute as he provided the assist to Iwobi’s goal.
Andre Gomes (NA)
Andros Townsend (NA)
Martin Dubravka (6.5/10): Dubravka faced only 3 shots on target and conceded a late goal, which could be saved with better positioning.
Emil Krafth (7/10): Krafth was good in the right flank. He went forward with intent and defended well.
Fabian Schar (7.2/10): The skipper marshalled the backline pretty well. He was successful in tackles and recovered the ball.
Daniel Burn (7.2/10): Burn, along with Schar, made a good partnership in defence but could not keep a clean sheet, due to a stoppage time winner.
Matt Targett (7/10): Targett did his defensive duties well and contributed in Newcastle’s attack as well.
Joseph Willock (6.6/10): Willock was not influential in the match, but his shots were on target and caused problems to the goalkeeper.
Bruno Guimaraes (7.4/10): Guimaraes made the most passes in the match and was also the most accurate distributor of the ball.
Joelinton (6.2/10): Joelinton could not impose himself in the match and was not productive in the result of the match.
Miguel Almiron (7.3/10): Almiron made a couple of good runs on the right flank, but could not produce anything substantial.
Chris Wood (6.1/10): Wood had the least touches of any outfield player. He was not impactful in the match.
Ryan Fraser (6.5/10): Fraser had a mediocre game but he created a few important chances in the match.
Allan Saint-Maximin (6.7/10): Saint-Maximin’s quick feet caused problems to Everton’s players, including a sending off for a late challenge on him.
Jacob Murphy (NA)
Javier Manquillo (NA)