Everton v Newcastle: what the stats say

football07 December 2023 10:40
By:Opta Analyst
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Everton have lost five of their last six Premier League games against Newcastle (W1), as many as they had in their previous 24 against them (W13 D6).

Newcastle won this exact fixture 4-1 last season, and are looking to secure back-to-back away league victories against Everton for the first time since a run of three between 1958 and 1960.

Everton have lost their last four midweek (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) Premier League matches, conceding four goals in each of the last three. Their last such game was a 4-1 home defeat to Newcastle on a Thursday in April last season.

Newcastle have won their last three midweek (Tues, Weds, Thurs) Premier League matches by an aggregate score of 13-3.

Having won three of their first four Premier League home games under Sean Dyche (L1), Everton have won just two of their last 12 at Goodison Park (D2 L8), with both of those victories coming against Bournemouth.

Newcastle have won just one of their last eight Premier League away games (D4 L3), beating Sheffield United 8-0 in September. They’ve conceded twice in each of their last three on the road, last doing so in four straight away Premier League games between April and August 2015.

No team has failed to score in more different Premier League home games than Everton so far this season (4). All eight of their goals at Goodison Park in all competitions this term (5x Premier League, 3x EFL Cup) have been scored by different players.

Ignoring their 10 point deduction, Everton have earned just 23.5 per cent of their Premier League points in home games this season (4/17). Last season, 58.3 per cent of their points came at Goodison Park (21/36).

Everton have opened the scoring in four of their last five Premier League matches, and have yet to lose when scoring first in the competition under Sean Dyche (W10 D4).

Newcastle’s Callum Wilson has scored eight goals in his last eight Premier League away games. He’s also scored four braces against Everton in the competition (including in each of his last two away games against them), with only Harry Kane (6) and Alan Shearer (5) scoring multiple goals against the Toffees more often in the Premier League