Everton face Newcastle at Goodison Park on Monday, April 23. Here’s all the info you need to watch.
One point separates Everton and Newcastle ahead of their game Monday at Goodison Park. The Toffees are ninth in the table, while Newcastle are 10th, having played one fewer game. A win for either team will officially clinch them a spot in the Premier League next season.
Everton drew 1-1 last weekend and have only picked up two points in their last three games. Despite their recent struggles, Everton continue to sit ninth in the table. Defensively, Everton have struggled this season, ranking in the bottom third in goals conceded. Offensively, Wayne Rooney leads the club with 10 goals but has not scored since December. Winter signing Cenk Tosun has picked up the slack for Everton, scoring four goals in the last six games.
Newcastle have won four straight games and picked up 18 points in their last nine games. The strong run from the Magpies have them closing in on Premier League survival despite sitting as low as 18th in December. Rafa Benitez has turned Newcastle’s season around by tightening the defense. The Magpies have allowed the eighth fewest goals in the Premier League. Offensively, Newcastle are in the bottom third in scoring. Ayoze Perez and Dwight Gayle are tied for the team lead with five goals.
The Premier League match between Everton and Newcastle will be broadcast on NBCSN. Live streaming is available on NBC Sports Gold, which you can access with a subscription.
Earlier this season, Everton defeated Newcastle 1-0 with Rooney scoring the winning goal in the 27th minute.