Premier League – Newcastle United at home to Everton

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Premier League action on Wednesday as Newcastle and Everton meet at St James’ Park – 7:30pm GMT.

It’s a trip to St James’ Park for sixth placed Newcastle on Wednesday, as they take on fourteenth placed Everton.

With the Premier League season well into its stride, Newcastle United have managed to gain 15 points

Newcastle will be hoping for a win, following a disappointing 0-0 away draw against Manchester United in their last game.

Also, with six draws in nine games, Manager Eddie Howe has plenty to ponder, going into the next match, not least of which is how to get the wins he needs. With 15 points, they currently sit sixth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 3 wins, 1 losses and 6 draws having won three fixtures, drawn six matches, and lost one game.

Newcastle have won two fixtures and drawn three matches of their five League matches at home this season.

Newcastle United will have 18 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Good atacking and defensive team

Defence begins with attack and Newcastle have defended well as a team, borne out by conceding nine goals in their previous fixtures. Every player has contributed to them delivering a solid defensive display this Premier League season. Newcastle have a good scoring record this season, with 17 netted so far (16 from open play and one penalty). Their stand out attacking players have been Miguel Almiron (4), Callum Wilson (3), and Alexander Isak (2).

Newcastle’s squad will likely be depleted of six of their key players when they start on Wednesday, due to injury or illness.

Everton arrive at this fixture, having secured 10 points so far this season

Tottenham Hotspur were beaten 2-0 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the last time that Everton played.

Also, Everton have a huge task to over-turn their opponents in this match, having already lost two meetings this season. With a fourteenth position in the league and 2 wins, 4 losses and 4 draws, they currently have 10 points in the League having won two matches, drawn four fixtures, and lost four meetings.

Everton will travel to Newcastle with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with one victory, two draws, and two defeats.

A victory for Everton would put them on 13 points.

Frank Lampard could be missing up to six of their players through injury or illness for the game on Wednesday.

Newcastle United v Everton – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels both clubs have previously played each other 54 times with the record being 22 wins and 11 draws for Newcastle. Additionally, Newcastle have seen victory in seven of the past nine games against Everton. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was March 2022, when The Magpies walked away as 1-0 winners.

Players to watch

For Newcastle, Miguel Almiron is one of the top performing players after having scoredfour goals and provided one assist in 10 League games this season, while Anthony Gordon has nettedtwo goals and provided one assist in 10 League fixtures this campaign for Everton.

Other standout players for Newcastle are Miguel Almiron and Callum Wilson with four goals each and for Everton are Anthony Gordon and Dwight McNeil with two goals each.