Alex Iwobi struck within the ninth minute of stoppage time as 10-man Everton ended a four-game shedding streak with a dramatic 1-0 victory over Newcastle at an ecstatic Goodison Park.
Frank Lampard’s aspect had Allan despatched off within the 83rd minute after an preliminary reserving for a foul on Allan Saint-Maximin was upgraded to a crimson card by referee Craig Pawson following a VAR overview.
However after withstanding a barrage of late Newcastle strain, the hosts stole possession in midfield, permitting Iwobi to hold the ball ahead, change passes with substitute Dominic Calvert-Lewin, and slide house a cool end to seal an inconceivable victory.
There have been nonetheless 5 additional minutes of stoppage time to play after that on account of a weird delay early within the second half. A protester had to be freed by stewards using bolt-cutters after attaching himself to the goal utilizing a cable tie round his neck.
However Everton held on to inflict Newcastle’s first Premier League defeat in 10 video games and clinch a vital, morale-boosting victory which lifts them three factors away from the relegation zone.
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Everton get some respite from their Premier League struggles with an FA Cup journey to Crystal Palace on Sunday lunchtime; kick-off at Selhurst Park is at 12.30pm. They then face a tough encounter at West Ham after the worldwide break, visiting the London Stadium on April 3 reside on Sky Sports activities Premier League from 1pm; kick-off at 2pm.
Newcastle are out of motion till April given their early exit from the FA Cup, and subsequent journey to Tottenham, reside on Sky Sports activities Premier League, as a part of Tremendous Sunday on April 3 from 4pm; kick-off at 4.30pm. They’re on Sky once more after they host Wolves on April 8 reside on Friday Evening Soccer on Sky Sports activities Premier League from 7pm; kick-off at 8pm.