Everton and Newcastle United measure strength at Goodison Park, in a match for the 24th round of the Premier League. In the last direct showdown for this edition of the league, on 28-12-2019, Everton won out by (1-2). The history of direct confrontations disputed in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 4 matches won 3 and drew 1. But the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 05-12-2018 , for the Premier League, the two teams drew for (1‑1). Richarlison (38 ‘) scored the goals of the match, for Everton, and S. Rondón (19’), for Newcastle United. The home / away condition deserves particular attention, since despite this being a match between 11th and 12th of the league table, it is actually a confrontation between the 6th ranked in home games and the 14th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 11th position, with 29 points won, after 8 wins, 5 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, he won at home against Brighton & Hove Albion by (1‑0). In the last game, they tied out against West Ham United by (1‑1). This is a stronger team in his stadium, where he conquered 20 points, against only 9 in his away matches. For the championship, Everton conquered 17 points in 30 possible, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 games he played in his stadium. In their home matches there are some frequent results at the break: 1-0 (4 in 11 games) and 0-0 (4 in 11 games). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 games, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since in 8 of the last 11 they played there were less than 3 goals. In 23 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 11 times and never got the comeback. In the last 11 home games for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 5 of his 13 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
Everton comes for this match after a 1×1 draw on the trip to the West Ham arena, adding the second consecutive game without losing in the English championship: Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored the team’s only goal. Despite this, it is important to keep in mind that the local club won the last two games at its stadium, against Brighton and Burnley. In this game against Newcastle, coach Carlo Ancelotti must choose the usual strategy and favor the possession of the ball and the organized attacks, however, in some moments of the game he must risk only in the counterattack. Dominic Calvert-Lewin is the player who stands out in this team, with 9 goals scored. For this game, the home team cannot count on Gbamin, André Gomes and Iwobi, all with physical problems.
Newcastle United :
After 8 wins, 5 draws and 10 losses, the visiting team is currently in 12th position, with 29 points won. In their last game, they won Chelsea at home by (1‑0), after in the previous game they had drawn away, in a match against Wolverhampton Wanderers, by (1‑1). This is a stronger team in his stadium, where he won 19 points, against only 10 in his away matches. In its last 10 away matches for the championship, Newcastle United records 3 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses, so it conquered 10 points in 30 possible. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 23 games in this competition, he only got 2 comebacks in the 12 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 11 away matches for this competition: he scored 4 of his 10 goals between minutes (16′-30 ‘).
Newcastle comes to this game with a 1-0 victory against Chelsea, returning to triumphs after four consecutive games without winning in the English league: Isaac Hayden scored the only goal of the match at 93 ‘. On this trip to the Everton arena, coach Steve Bruce should keep the team 5-4-1, benefiting the defensive organization and counterattacks, exploring the opponent’s back space in the best way. Jonjo Shelvey is Newcastle’s top scorer, with 5 goals scored. Outside this game will be Manquillo, Colback, Dummett, Gayle and Muto, all with physical problems.