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  • Date:18 Sep 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Goodison Park
  • Ben Arfa (44)
Goal!

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94:06 +4.06

Corner taken right-footed by Mikel Arteta, Andrew Carroll manages to make a clearance.

92:42 +2.42

Diniyar Bilyaletdinov fouled by Jonas Gutierrez, the ref awards a free kick. Mikel Arteta takes the direct free kick.

91:44 +1.44

Foul by Joey Barton on Steven Pienaar, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Steven Pienaar.

91:04 +1.04

Effort from inside the area by Ayegbeni Yakubu bounces off the post.

90:42 +0.42

Ayegbeni Yakubu fouled by Wayne Routledge, the ref awards a free kick. Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.

88:49

Diniyar Bilyaletdinov produces a cross.

87:53

Leon Osman sends in a cross, save made by Tim Krul.

87:03

Seamus Coleman fouled by Jonas Gutierrez, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Tim Howard.

84:32

Effort from the edge of the area by Marouane Fellaini goes wide of the left-hand upright.

81:48

Ayegbeni Yakubu challenges Joey Barton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Hatem Ben Arfa leaves the field to be replaced by Jonas Gutierrez. Free kick taken by Tim Krul.

80:57

Seamus Coleman sends in a cross, save made by Tim Krul.

80:44

Unfair challenge on Leighton Baines by Wayne Routledge results in a free kick. Leighton Baines takes the free kick.

79:41

James Perch sends in a cross, Tim Howard makes a save.

76:19

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marouane Fellaini by Cheik Tiote. Free kick taken by Sylvain Distin.

72:48

Diniyar Bilyaletdinov is brought on as a substitute for Johnny Heitinga.

71:07

A cross is delivered by Sanchez Jose Enrique.

70:31

Unfair challenge on Joey Barton by Mikel Arteta results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Joey Barton.

69:19

A cross is delivered by Johnny Heitinga, save by Tim Krul.

68:32

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Seamus Coleman by Kevin Nolan. The referee shows Kevin Nolan a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Phil Jagielka.

67:19

Wayne Routledge challenges Steven Pienaar unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sylvain Distin restarts play with the free kick.

66:45

Foul by Leon Osman on Sanchez Jose Enrique, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Tim Krul.

66:11

The referee books Sanchez Jose Enrique for dissent.

65:20

Foul by Andrew Carroll on Sylvain Distin, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Phil Jagielka.

64:44

Steven Pienaar sends in a cross.

61:57

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marouane Fellaini on Mike Williamson. Booking for Marouane Fellaini. Direct free kick taken by Tim Krul.

60:59

Corner taken right-footed by Mikel Arteta from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Mike Williamson.

60:40

Centre by Phil Jagielka, clearance by Mike Williamson. A cross is delivered by Marouane Fellaini, clearance by James Perch.

59:48

Short corner taken by Leighton Baines. Leighton Baines crosses the ball, clearance by Mike Williamson.

59:27

A cross is delivered by Mikel Arteta, clearance made by Mike Williamson.

58:53

Ayegbeni Yakubu takes a shot. Save by Tim Krul.

58:23

Foul by James Perch on Steven Pienaar, free kick awarded. Booking for James Perch for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Sylvain Distin.

57:43

The ball is crossed by Seamus Coleman.

57:28

Free kick awarded for a foul by Wayne Routledge on Steven Pienaar. Mikel Arteta takes the direct free kick.

55:19

Kevin Nolan concedes a free kick for a foul on Ayegbeni Yakubu. Free kick taken by Tim Howard.

54:26

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ayegbeni Yakubu on Wayne Routledge. Free kick crossed right-footed by Joey Barton from left channel, Leon Osman makes a clearance.

53:35

The ball is delivered by Sanchez Jose Enrique, Sylvain Distin makes a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Joey Barton from the right by-line, Marouane Fellaini manages to make a clearance.

52:14

Andrew Carroll challenges Sylvain Distin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Phil Jagielka restarts play with the free kick.

51:16

Johnny Heitinga crosses the ball, Mike Williamson manages to make a clearance. Marouane Fellaini is ruled offside. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.

49:55

Corner taken right-footed by Joey Barton to the near post, Leon Osman makes a clearance.

46:15

Free kick awarded for a foul by Johnny Heitinga on Joey Barton. Free kick taken by Mike Williamson.

45:01

Jermaine Beckford goes off and Ayegbeni Yakubu comes on. Seamus Coleman is brought on as a substitute for Tony Hibbert.

44:29

A brilliant goal is scored by Hatem Ben Arfa from 30 yards to the top left corner of the goal. Everton 0-1 Newcastle.Assist by Wayne Routledge.

43:24

Joey Barton takes a shot from long range which goes wide right of the goal.

42:06

Unfair challenge on Marouane Fellaini by Cheik Tiote results in a free kick. Leighton Baines takes the free kick. Johnny Heitinga is caught offside. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.

41:00

Mikel Arteta challenges Hatem Ben Arfa unfairly and gives away a free kick. Joey Barton crosses the ball in from the free kick.

40:47

Wayne Routledge sends in a cross, Phil Jagielka makes a clearance.

38:44

Leon Osman takes a shot. Comfortable save by Tim Krul.

37:36

The referee blows for offside against Marouane Fellaini. Indirect free kick taken by Tim Krul.

36:51

A cross is delivered by Steven Pienaar.

35:43

A cross is delivered by Hatem Ben Arfa.

32:04

Jermaine Beckford challenges Steve Harper unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jermaine Beckford is booked. Tim Krul is brought on as a substitute for Steve Harper. Tim Krul takes the free kick.

31:09

Corner taken by Joey Barton, Headed effort from inside the box by Andrew Carroll misses to the right of the target.

30:58

Centre by Kevin Nolan, blocked by Johnny Heitinga.

28:54

Foul by Marouane Fellaini on Wayne Routledge, free kick awarded. Joey Barton fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Tim Howard. A cross is delivered by Wayne Routledge, Marouane Fellaini makes a clearance. Shot on goal by James Perch from long range goes harmlessly over the target.

27:40

James Perch delivers the ball, Leighton Baines gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Joey Barton, Header by Andrew Carroll from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

24:49

Joey Barton takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Marouane Fellaini.

24:11

Corner taken right-footed by Joey Barton to the near post, Marouane Fellaini manages to make a clearance.

23:30

Johnny Heitinga concedes a free kick for a foul on Wayne Routledge. Joey Barton delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Sylvain Distin makes a clearance.

22:23

Sanchez Jose Enrique takes a shot. Save by Tim Howard.

22:07

Wayne Routledge produces a cross, clearance made by Leighton Baines.

20:53

The offside flag is raised against Kevin Nolan. Free kick taken by Tim Howard.

20:16

Cheik Tiote concedes a free kick for a foul on Marouane Fellaini. Direct free kick taken by Leon Osman.

18:11

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by Cheik Tiote. Direct free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

17:22

Tony Hibbert concedes a free kick for a foul on Sanchez Jose Enrique. Joey Barton crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance made by Marouane Fellaini.

17:06

Steven Pienaar takes a shot. Save by Steve Harper.

15:48

The ball is sent over by Tony Hibbert, Header by Phil Jagielka from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

15:19

Foul by Hatem Ben Arfa on Mikel Arteta, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

14:59

The referee gives a free kick against Wayne Routledge for handball. Leighton Baines restarts play with the free kick.

14:10

Cheik Tiote takes a shot. Save made by Tim Howard.

13:34

Unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by Wayne Routledge results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Sylvain Distin.

12:44

Centre by Wayne Routledge, clearance by Phil Jagielka.

10:29

Unfair challenge on Andrew Carroll by Johnny Heitinga results in a free kick. Joey Barton crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel.

9:49

The ball is sent over by Mikel Arteta, Foul by Marouane Fellaini on Fabricio Coloccini, free kick awarded. Steve Harper takes the direct free kick.

9:26

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Pienaar by James Perch. Direct free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

8:04

The ball is swung over by Sanchez Jose Enrique, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Wayne Routledge misses to the left of the goal.

5:43

Foul by Joey Barton on Jermaine Beckford, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Phil Jagielka.

3:47

Foul by Marouane Fellaini on Cheik Tiote, free kick awarded. Sanchez Jose Enrique takes the direct free kick.

3:32

Wayne Routledge produces a cross, Tim Howard makes a comfortable save.

2:29

Leon Osman gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Hatem Ben Arfa. Sanchez Jose Enrique takes the direct free kick.

1:22

Andrew Carroll challenges Phil Jagielka unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Phil Jagielka.

The match gets underway.

The ref blows to signal half-time.

The referee blows his whistle to start the second half.

The final whistle goes and the game is over.

Match Preview

Cahill doubt for Toffees Everton could be without key midfielder Tim Cahill for the Barclays Premier League clash with Newcastle at Goodison Park. The Australian is battling a knee problem and manager David Moyes will make a late decision on his fitness. The Toffees will welcome back captain Phil Neville after three weeks out with a foot injury but Jack Rodwell (ankle) and Louis Saha (calf) remain on the sidelines. Chris Hughton's determination to keep Newcastle in the Premier League has only increased in the wake of the shock home defeat by Blackpool. The Magpies boss will send his sideout at Goodison hoping they can regain some of the ground they conceded last weekend when, with a bumper crowd having turned up at St James' Park expecting them to roll over the Tangerines just as they had done Aston Villa three weeks earlier, they went down 2-0. Hughton's sole mission for the season is to keep his team in the top flight, and Blackpool's visit will have been viewed by many onlookers as one of their few bankers. However, far from being downcast, the former Republic of Ireland international has simply rolled up his sleeves and is ready to dig in once again. Hughton said: "It's not easy - it certainly ruins the rest of your weekend. "But at some stage during that, something has to kick in, and what has to kick in is the realisation that there was more good than bad. "Certainly from a game like that, if we hadn't created the chances, I would have come away from it feeling even worse, but what we did do was create a lot of chances, as we did the game before away to Wolves. "You feel if we are still able to do that, we will possibly get a little bit more fortune than misfortune. "Players being players, they tend to bounce back and have a spring in their step a little bit quicker because that's the nature of the game. "They are the ones who are on the football pitch who have to do the hard graft for 94 minutes. They get their rest and recovery and go again. "As managers and coaches, you are analysing things over and over in your head - but amongst all that, it does make you more determined." Hughton has no fresh injury concerns ahead of the game, although striker Andy Carroll continues to nurse a sore ankle. French midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa made his debut as a substitute last Saturday and he, like fellow new boy Cheik Tiote, is pushing for a first start.

Formation:4411Manager: David Moyes

Everton

Formation: 4411Manager: Chris Hughton

Newcastle

  • Tim Howard
  • Tony Hibbert
  • Phil Jagielka
  • Sylvain Distin
  • Leighton Baines
  • Leon Osman
  • Mikel Arteta
  • Johnny Heitinga
  • Steven Pienaar
  • Marouane Fellaini
  • Jermaine Beckford
  • SUBS
  • Jan Mucha
  • Diniyar Bilyaletdinov
  • Phil Neville
  • Magaye Gueye
  • Ayegbeni Yakubu
  • Seamus Coleman
  • Ross Barkley

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Match Report

Ben Arfa stunner sinks Toffees Hatem Ben Arfa marked his full debut for Newcastle with the only goal at Goodison Park as the Magpies picked up their first away win of the season and ensured Everton's miserable start continued. David Moyes' team were looking to build on last week's incredible comeback against Manchester United but the visitors fully deserved their three points, secured when winger Ben Arfa drilled an unstoppable shot into the top corner just before half-time. The only sour note of a great afternoon for the Magpies was an injury to goalkeeper Steve Harper, who fell heavily on his left shoulder and was carried off on a stretcher. For the hosts, who have mustered only two points from their opening five games, there were few positives to take, although they almost repeated last week's heroics when Aiyegbeni Yakubu hit the post in injury time. Everton were dealt a blow before kick-off when Tim Cahill failed a fitness test on his knee injury while Phil Neville was only fit enough for a place on the bench, meaning Mikel Arteta kept the captain's armband. The early stages were largely cagey, although both teams created one decent chance. Firstly Ben Arfa sent Jose Enrique sprinting down the left before delivering a cross that Wayne Routledge could only head over the bar. In the 16th minute Everton went even closer, with Tony Hibbert curling over a superb cross that Phil Jagielka should have buried instead of powering his header wide. The Magpies were certainly the dominant side and Joey Barton forced Howard into a decent save with a free-kick from 25 yards out on the half-hour mark. Moments later the American was called into action again as Kevin Nolan's cross deflected off John Heitinga and was dropping under the bar until Howard stuck out a hand. Jermaine Beckford then became the first player into referee Andre Marriner's book for a late challenge on Harper, which ended the Newcastle goalkeeper's involvement in the game. Although the tackle was not a particularly bad one, Harper came down heavily on his left shoulder and immediately looked in distress. Tim Krul was therefore thrust into the action, and he made his first save moments later from Leon Osman, although, after a decent run, the midfielder failed to make the best conduct. Having shown flashes of brilliance, Ben Arfa then made himself an instant Newcastle fans' favourite with a superb 25-yard shot that flew into the top corner on the stroke of half-time. Moyes would have expected much better from his side and he reacted by bringing on Seamus Coleman and Yakubu for Hibbert and Beckford at the start of the second half. It nearly got worse for the Toffees in the 54th minute, though, when a deep cross from Enrique was sliced wide of his own goal by Sylvain Distin. At the other end the Toffees created one of their best moments of the match when Osman's blocked shot found its way to Yakubu, whose scrambled effort was blocked by Krul. The Nigerian felt he was impeded but referee Marriner was unmoved and a spell of Everton pressure ended when Fellaini picked up a booking for a foul on the impressive Mike Williamson. Indeed, the Belgium international looked slightly fortunate to stay on the pitch after throwing an arm at Williamson. There was no doubt the home side were now in the ascendancy, though, and Newcastle did well to hold firm when Arteta rolled a ball along the six-yard line. Newcastle were largely reduced to hitting Everton on the break and they came close to grabbing a second in the 72nd minute when Ben Arfa jinked his way through again before playing in Andy Carroll, who was denied by a good challenge from Leighton Baines. Ben Arfa then went down theatrically under a challenge from Distin, but moments later the visitors looked very unfortunate not to be awarded a penalty when Coleman appeared to bring down Nolan from behind with the Magpies captain bearing down on Howard. Ben Arfa was replaced by Jonas with six minutes left, receiving a rapturous reception from the Newcastle fans, but their hearts would have been in their mouths as the match entered added time. A well-worked free-kick on the left saw Baines find Yakubu and his shot bounced off the post and onto Krul's back, with the keeper able to grab the ball before it crossed the line. Everton were not finished and looked certain to level when Baines appeared to have found Fellaini six yards out but Fabricio Coloccini just managed to deflect the ball behind.

Form Guide

    LDLD
  • Everton
  • VS
  • Newcastle
  • LWDL

Last Meetings

  • Newcastle
  • 0 - 0
  • Everton
  • 22/02/2009
  • Everton
  • 2 - 2
  • Newcastle
  • 05/10/2008
  • Everton
  • 3 - 1
  • Newcastle
  • 11/05/2008
  • Newcastle
  • 3 - 2
  • Everton
  • 07/10/2007
  • Everton
  • 3 - 0
  • Newcastle
  • 30/12/2006
  • Newcastle
  • 1 - 1
  • Everton
  • 24/09/2006

Top Scorers

Everton

  • T Cahill 2
  • M Arteta 1
  • S Pienaar 1

Newcastle

  • A Carroll 4
  • K Nolan 2
  • J Barton 1

Goals

Everton

    • Total goals 10
    • Goals per game 4
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 81-90 mins

Newcastle

    • Total goals 13
    • Goals per game 7
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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