He scored in the 64th minute, firing past goalkeeper David Raya from close range after a goalmouth scramble.
Browsing: Newcastle United
This is as action continues across major European football leagues this weekend with major teams clashing.
Newcastle, who stretched their unbeaten streak to six games, are sixth in the Premier League with 17 points after 10 matches.
Newcastle United announced their return to the Champions League landscape with a hard-earned 0-0 draw against AC Milan at San Siro in Group F.
Eddie Howe’s side failed to break the deadlock in a match they dominated, striking the post three times.
Jurgen Klopp’s side have won their past seven games to bolster their push for a top-four finish and now lie a point behind Newcastle and Manchester United, albeit having played a game more.
A potentially pivotal Premier League contest involving two teams at opposite ends of the table takes place at Elland Road at lunchtime, as relegation-threatened Leeds United play host to top-four hopefuls Newcastle United.
The flimsy defeat on Tyneside last May wrecked Arsenal’s chances of finishing in the top four of the English Premier League.
Martin Odegaard’s stunner and Fabian Schar’s own goal settled a bad-tempered affair in the North East.
Joelinton and Jacob Murphy were also on the scoresheet as Newcastle had too much quality for an Everton side who were last relegated in 1951 but are now facing that very real prospect. Dwight McNeil netted a late consolation for the home side.
Joe Willock made the breakthrough in the 65th minute of the contest before Callum Wilson netted a second for the home side in the final exchanges, with Eddie Howe’s side fully deserving of the three points.
The Magpies were held to a 1-1 draw by West Ham United in their most recent encounter, while Gary O’Neil’s side fell to a late 1-0 loss to Brighton & Hove Albion.
The 32-year-old joined on a two-and-a-half year deal from Atletico Madrid in January 2022 and has been a consistent performer under Eddie Howe during the Magpies’ meteoric rise.
The point from a disappointing clash was enough for Newcastle to move back into third place in the standings above Manchester United, who play Arsenal on Sunday.
The Nigeria international is currently the top scorer in Serie A after racking up 12 goals in 14 league appearances this season, including a brace in Friday’s memorable 5-1 victory over Juventus.
But Manchester United’s fine form continued as they eased to a 3-0 home win over Bournemouth, also on Tuesday.
The 37-year-old is now officially a free agent, having had his contract at Manchester United terminated.
Speculation over the 55-year-old’s future emerged on Sunday afternoon following the Saints’ 4-1 home defeat to Newcastle United in the Premier League – their eighth top-flight loss of the season – with one report suggesting that an announcement to relieve him of his duties could be made in the next few days.
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The Bees, meanwhile, will be seeking to avoid a third successive top-flight game without a win.