Here we have with us the Everton Player Ratings for their upsetting defeat against Newcastle United. The Toffees were thrashed 1-3 by the Magpies at the St. James’ Park in their Premier League clash on Wednesday.
Everton are now 16th in the league with a 1-point clear off of 17th placed Newcastle United.
While both teams went head to head, Everton broke the deadlock after the half-hour mark. A shot from Mason Holgate initially blocked, struck Newcastle CB Jamaal Lascelles leading to the own goal. However, that joy was short-lived as just a minute later Holgate scored an own goal to level the score.
With the Magpies dominating the attack, a cross via Saint-Maximin was tucked in by Ryan Fraser to give the hosts the lead. Frank Lampard‘s men kept pushing for an equalizer but fell short each time. A stunning free-kick scored by Kieran Trippier in the 80th minute sealed the game 3-1.
Everton Player Ratings vs Newcastle United
Jordan Pickford (GK) – 6/10
The keeper made a few crucial saves but ended up conceding 3 goals.
Yerry Mina (RCB) – 6/10
The defender was aerially dominant but lasted for just 36 minutes.
Michael Keane (CB) – 6/10
The Englishman cleared the balls well but his error led up to Fraser’s goals.
Mason Holgate (LCB) – 5/10
Shaky at the back and also got an own goal to his name.
Seamus Coleman (RM) – 7.5/10
Contributed on both ends of the pitch and defended all threats well.
Allan (CM) – 6/10
Made a few good tackles but could not create anything in the midfield.
Andre Gomes (CM) – 5.5/10
Struggled to keep up in the midfield and often loose. Replaced near the hour mark.
Andros Townsend (LM) – 6.5/10
The opposition’s attack pushed him towards more defensive duties and could not contribute much towards the attack. Nevertheless, he was solid at holding off the incoming attacks.
Anthony Gordon (RW) – 6.5/10
Active around the Newcastle penalty box, but could not register a goal. Set up the opener with an indirect free-kick.
Demarai Gray (LW) – 6.5/10
Looked active and dangerous during the start but was subbed in the 24th minute.
Richarlison (ST) – 6/10
Very few clear chances were available for him but could not make the most of the ones that he had.
Dele Alli (CM) – 7/10
Active on the ball and drove midfield well. Created a few promising chances.
Jarrad Branthwaite (CM) – 6.5/10
Made a few interceptions and an important clearance at the back.
Donny van de Beek (CM) – 6/10
Had trouble adjusting to the rhythm of the game.
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