Newcastle vs Everton final score: Magpies surge out of relegation zone


Newcastle beat Everton comfortably at a raucous St James’ Park, as the Magpies won back-to-back Premier League games for the first time this season.

Eddie Howe is turning things around on Tyneside, while Frank Lampard has a relegation battle on his hands at Everton.

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Lampard got a great start to his first PL game in charge of the Toffees as they took the lead in the first half after a set-piece led to Jamaal Lascelles scoring an own goal. But moments later at the other end his header went in off Mason Holgate to make it 1-1 and Newcastle never looked back.

In the second half Ryan Fraser bundled home and Kieran Trippier curled home a beauty of a free kick to seal the win amid wild celebrations.

With the win Newcastle move on to 18 points for the season, while Everton have 19 points but have played one game less.


Newcastle vs Everton final score, stats

Newcastle 3-1 Everton

Goals scored: Holgate, OG’ 37′, Fraser 56′ Trippier 80′; Lascelles OG 36′

Shots: Newcastle 20, Everton 11

Shots on target: Newcastle 9, Everton 3

Possession: Newcastle 39, Everton 61

Three things we learned from Newcastle vs Everton

1. Optimism in the air at Newcastle: This is truly Eddie Howe’s team now. With five new signings in January, there is the feel that Newcastle finally have the investment they needed in the playing squad and it is money well spent. Trippier and Targett were superb at full back, while Wood gave Newcastle a focal point as Saint-Max buzzed around underneath him. Bruno Guimares made a brief appearance too and Newcastle’s fans are now truly believing they will stay out of the relegation zone for the rest of the season. With Villa, West Ham, Brentford and Brighton in their next four games, this is a great chance for Newcastle to pull away from the bottom three. They finally have momentum. Can they use it?

2. Lampard’s 3-4-3 fails to gain control: This was a pretty woeful outing for Everton. Lampard used a 3-4-3 but Yerry Mina and Demarai Gray both went down injured in the first half and that scuppered his plans. Everton never looked like they had control of this game and instead of making his side tough to beat, Lampard’s side looked brittle and stretched. They are in a very serious relegation scrap and away to Newcastle, who have had plenty of time to improve under Eddie Howe, was not a great game for Lampard to have early in his reign as Everton boss. How quickly can Lamps get his ideas across? And will they work?

3. Dele Alli, Donny van de Beek struggle in heat of the battle: Dele Alli and DVB were subbed on to make their debuts and neither had an impact on the game. Well, not a positive one. Dele Alli gave the ball away just before Newcastle’s crucial second goal and this was not his kind of game. Both looked lost in the intense heat of a battle against relegation rivals and that was always the concern over these luxury signings. Do they, and most of Everton’s squad, have what it takes to do the dirty work and pull them away from the bottom three? They are class players but perhaps they are in the wrong team at the wrong time. Time will tell.

Man of the Match: Allan Saint-Maximin – Sensational once again. Didn’t score but set up a goal, caused so many problems and Newcastle gave him the ball whenever they could.

Injuries impact Everton

A lively start saw Jonjo Shelvey and Richarlison go close at either end, while Jordan Pickford denied Joelinton with a good stop at the near post.

Dele Alli came on to replace the injured Demarai Gray and was involved as Richarlison scored, but he was at least five yards offside.

Yerry Mina was then also forced off with an injury and Jarrad Branthwaite replaced him, but then Everton took the lead.

Own goals galore

A set piece caused havoc as Mason Holgate’s shot deflected, then hit Lascelles and went into his own net to put the Toffees 1-0 up. Moments later Lascelles was key in an equalizer at the other end, as his header hit the bar, hit Mason Holgate and went in for another own goal to make it 1-1.

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Chris Wood should have put Newcastle ahead before the break, as the hosts were buoyed by getting level quickly and Joelinton wasted a great chance after a comical slip with the goal at his mercy.

Fraser, Trippier lead winning surge

In the second half Everton tried to go for it as Richarlison caused problems and Martin Dubravka denied Anthony Gordon.

But then Newcastle took the lead as Saint-Maximin dug out a great cross and Fraser bundled the ball home at the Gallowgate End to send St James’ Park wild.

Late on Trippier curled home a beauty of a free kick to make it 3-1, as the England international scored his first goal for Newcastle in style.

Jacob Murphy hit the post as Allan Saint-Maximin created a great chance, as Newcastle eased to victory and Everton finished with a whimper.

Ivan Toney – Video of all his Premier League goals in 2022-23


Ivan Toney has proven himself a bona fide Premier League striker, as he chases a 20-goal season and closes in on 30 scored across two top-flight campaigns, after just one (record-setting) season in the Championship.

Toney bagged a sensational 31 goals in 45 second-division games as Brentford won Premier League promotion in 2020-21, but there were (reasonable) questions about those goals translating to the best league in the world.

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He finished 11th in the PL with 12 goals last season, and now Toney is up to 16 goals through the Bees’ first 27 games this season — 3rd-most currently, behind only Erling Haaland’s 28 goals (WATCH HERE) and Harry Kane’s 21 (WATCH HERE).

Below you will find every Ivan Toney goal video from the 2022-23 Premier League season so far.

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2 goals vs Manchester City – November 12, 2022

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New deadline looms for Manchester United bids


A new deadline is looming for potential new owners of Manchester United, as our partners in the UK at Sky Sports say the deadline for second offers is Wednesday, March 22.

They add that up to eight bids are expected, while INEOS owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe has told The Wall Street Journal he won’t pay a ‘stupid price’ for the Red Devils.

The Glazer family continue to explore either the full or partial sale of the Premier League giants.

It has been widely reported by ESPN and Sky Sports that two bids, one from Ratcliffe and another led by Qatari Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, are the frontrunners as the Glazers look at all of their available options.

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Over the last few months the American family have been seeking potential investors in Manchester United and they have not been short of suitors.

Presentations have been taking place between potential new owners and investors and the Man United hierarchy over the last few weeks.

The latest updates

Two bids have now taken center stage as they arrived before the first, well-documented, deadline.

One is from INEOS owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe, who failed to buy Chelsea last year but was always said to prefer a bid for his boyhood club Manchester United.

“How do you decide the price of a painting? How do you decide the price of a house? It’s not related to how much it cost to build or how much it cost to paint. What you don’t want to do is pay stupid prices for things because then you regret it subsequently,” Ratcliffe told The Wall Street Journal.

Another bid is led by Qatari Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, who is seeking full control of the club and is the chairman of Qatar Islamic Bank as his father was the former prime minister of Qatar.

The Glazer family bought United in 2005 for $1.4 billion and it is believed they are now asking over $7.3 billion for a full sale of the club.

Statement from INEOS

Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s INEOS confirmed they have ‘submitted a bid for majority ownership of Manchester United’ and went into more detail on their plans.

“We would see our role as the long-term custodians of Manchester United on behalf of the fans and the wider community. We are ambitious and highly competitive and would want to invest in Manchester United to make them the number one club in the world once again.

“We also recognise that football governance in this country is at a crossroads. We would want to help lead this next chapter, deepening the culture of English football by making the club a beacon for a modern, progressive, fan-centred approach to ownership. We want a Manchester United anchored in its proud history and roots in the northwest of England, putting the Manchester back into Manchester United and clearly focusing on winning the Champions League.”

Statement from Qatari bid

The Qatari bid, led by Sheikh Jassim, promised that their offer is ‘completely debt free’ and they want United to become ‘the greatest football club in the world’ during their stewardship of the club.

“The bid will be completely debt free via Sheikh Jassim’s Nine Two Foundation, which will look to invest in the football teams, the training center, the stadium and wider infrastructure, the fan experience and the communities the club supports.

“The vision of the bid is for Manchester United Football Club to be renowned for footballing excellence, and regarded as the greatest football club in the world.”

USMNT roster for Nations League features Gio Reyna, no Tyler Adams


The USMNT will be without captain Tyler Adams when they play a pair of CONCACAF Nations League games later this month, but they will have 13 members of the 2022 World Cup squad, including Christian Pulisic and Gio Reyna, as confirmed by U.S. Soccer on Wednesday.

The Yanks will also not have Timothy Weah, who suffered a scary concussion for Lille versus Toulouse on Sunday. He’s been replaced by AZ Alkmaar’s Djordje Mihailovic.

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Adams will miss the games against Gernada (March 24) and El Salvador (March 27) after suffering a hamstring injury during a recent training session with Leeds United.

Reyna’s place within the team and program had come into question in the weeks and months since the World Cup, with events and an investigation transpiring involving former/a candidate to remain USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter and Gio’s parents, Claudio and Danielle. Interim head coach Anthony Hudson explained Reyna’s inclusion as a decision to “move forward.”

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“It became a bit more complex in the months since the World Cup, but as far as we’re concerned Gio is a part of our program,” Hudson said. “He’s a good guy and a top talent, and he is evaluated like any other player. We made the roster decisions based on what gives the team the best opportunity to win these games, and we brought him in because we think he can help us do that.”

Full USMNT roster for 2022-23 CONCACAF Nations League

Goalkeepers (3): Ethan Horvath (Luton Town), Zack Steffen (Middlesbrough), Matt Turner (Arsenal)

Defenders (8): Sergiño Dest (AC Milan/), Mark McKenzie (Genk), Tim Ream (Fulham/), Bryan Reynolds (Westerlo), Antonee Robinson (Fulham), Miles Robinson (Atlanta United), Joe Scally (Borussia Monchengladbach/), Auston Trusty (Birmingham City)

Midfielders (7): Brenden Aaronson (Leeds United), Johnny Cardoso (Internacional), Luca de la Torre (Celta Vigo), Weston McKennie (Leeds United), Yunus Musah (Valencia), Alan Sonora (Juárez), Djordje Mihailovic (AZ Alkmaar)

Forwards (6): Taylor Booth (Utrecht), Daryl Dike (West Bromwich Albion), Ricardo Pepi (Groningen), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea), Gio Reyna (Borussia Dortmund), Alejandro Zendejas (Club America)

EDIT: Tim Weah (Lille) was originally called up, but exited due to a head injury.

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USMNT upcoming schedule – Nations League, friendlies, Gold Cup


After reaching the last 16 of the 2022 World Cup, the USMNT have a big 2023 coming up as they aim to build off a successful showing on the world’s biggest stage.

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For the next few months CONCACAF Nations League takes center stage, while the program is very much in transition as Anthony Hudson takes temporary charge and both the GM (Brian McBride) and Sporting Director (Earnie Stewart) left in recent months.

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As for now, here is the USMNT’s upcoming schedule for 2023, with plenty more games to be added based on their potential qualification for the 2023 Gold Cup on home soil.

How to watch USMNT

TV channels in English: HBO Max, TNT
TV channels en Español:
Universo, Telemundo Deportes
Streaming en Español: Peacock

USMNT upcoming schedule

* Friendly | ** CONCACAF Nations League | *** 2022 World Cup


vs. Serbia* — Jan. 25, 10 pm ET — Loss 2-1 | Recap & highlights
vs. Colombia* — Jan. 28, 7:30 pm ET — Draw 0-0 | Recap & highlights
at Grenada** — March 24, 8 pm ET — St. George’s, Grenada
vs El Salvador** — March 27, 7:30pm ET — Orlando, Florida
vs Mexico* — April 19, 10:22pm ET — Glendale, Arizona – More details 

2023 Gold Cup from June 16 to July 19 (USMNT yet to qualify)

USMNT games in 2022

vs. Morocco* — June 1 — Win 3-0
vs. Uruguay* — June 5 — Draw 0-0
vs. Grenada** — June 10 — Win 5-0
at El Salvador** — June 14 — Draw 1-1
vs Japan* — Sept. 23 (in Dusseldorf, Germany) — Loss 2-0
vs Saudi Arabia* — Sept. 27 (in Murcia, Spain) — Draw 0-0

USMNT at 2022 World Cup

Group B
vs. Wales*** — Nov. 21, 2 pm ET — Draw 1-1
vs. England*** — Nov. 25, 2 pm ET — Draw 0-0
vs. Iran*** — Nov. 29, 2 pm ET — Win 1-0

Last 16
vs. Netherlands*** — Dec. 3, 10 am ET — Loss 3-1

USMNT 2022 World Cup qualifying scores, recaps, analysis

at El Salvador — Sept. 2Draw 0-0
vs. Canada — Sept. 5 — Draw 1-1
at Honduras — Sept. 8 — Win 4-1

vs. Jamaica — Oct. 7 — Win 1-0
at Panama — Oct. 10 — Loss 0-1
vs. Costa Rica — Oct. 13 — Win 2-1

vs. Mexico — Nov. 12 — Win 2-0
at Jamaica — Nov. 16 — Draw 1-1

vs. El Salvador — Jan. 27 — Win 1-0
at Canada — Jan. 30 — Loss 0-2
vs. Honduras — Feb. 2 — Win 3-0

at Mexico — March 24 — Draw 0-0 
vs. Panama — March 27 — Win 5-1
at Costa Rica — March 30 — Loss 0-2 

Final CONCACAF World Cup qualifying standings

Canada — 28 points – (QUALIFIED) GD +16 – automatic qualification
Mexico — 28 points (QUALIFIED) GD +9 – automatic qualification
USMNT — 25 points – (QUALIFIED) GD +11 – automatic qualification

Costa Rica — 25 points (PLAYOFF) GD +5

Panama — 21 points (ELIMINATED)
Jamaica — 14 points (ELIMINATED)
El Salvador — 10 points (ELIMINATED)
Honduras — 4 points (ELIMINATED)

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