McNeil and Doucouré feast on Trippier errors as Everton outlast Newcastle

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The old refrain of “We shall not be moved” has sounded even more defiant since Everton were plunged into the relegation zone by the biggest sporting sanction in Premier League history. It was a fitting soundtrack to Everton clambering out of it at Goodison Park courtesy of a resounding defeat of shell-shocked Newcastle.

Eddie Howe’s side suffered their heaviest defeat of the season on a calamitous night for Kieran Trippier but a reaffirming one for Sean Dyche. Everton were at risk of being punished for another wasteful home display, with Newcastle finally growing into the contest, when the England international presented Dwight McNeil with a decisive breakthrough taken in style. Trippier’s head was buried in his shirt seven minutes later when a similar error resulted in Abdoulaye Doucouré scoring Everton’s second.

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Written by Andy Hunter at Goodison Park
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2023/dec/07/everton-newcastle-premier-league-match-report under the title “McNeil and Doucouré feast on Trippier errors as Everton outlast Newcastle”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.