Everton vs Newcastle United preview: How to watch, kick-off time, team news, predicted lineups and ones to watch
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Everton and Newcastle are two sides striving for totally different things this season - with one fighting for a spot in the Champions League, and the other looking to avoid relegation to the Championship.

The Toffees hit a slight hitch in the road with a score draw against high-flying Leicester on Monday - but a win tomorrow afternoon would move them into fifth place in the Premier League table, with a game in hand on the majority of sides above them.

The Magpies come into this fixture fresh off the back of a 2-1 defeat against Leeds stretched their torrid run of form to 11 games without a win in all competitions.

Newcastle pinned their hopes of avoiding a relegation dogfight by employing a new assistant head coach in Graeme Jones during the week.

It will be intriguing to see whether Jones has instilled fresh ideas into Steve Bruce's so-called stagnating side ahead of the trip to Goodison Park.

Team news - Everton

Abdoulaye Doucoure is back for Everton after being suspended for the midweek draw with Leicester.

Allan is ruled out of tomorrow's clash with a thigh injury.

Jean-Philippe Gbamin still remains ruled out with a long-term injury.

Niels Nkounkou's hamstring injury also keeps him out of the side ahead of the visit of Newcastle to Goodison Park.

Team news - Newcastle United

DeAndre Yedlin is back in contention for Newcastle after missing the midweek game against Leeds with visa issues.

Federico Fernandez is ruled out of tomorrow afternoon's tie with a thigh injury.

Fabian Schar, Ciaran Clark and Paul Dummett are all subject to a late fitness test.

Previous meeting

In the last game between these two side in November 2020, Newcastle took all three points against an injury-stricken Everton at St James' Park.

After a goalless opening 45 minutes, Callum Wilson gave The Magpies the lead from the penalty spot after he was fouled by Andre Gomes.

Wilson doubled Newcastle's lead six minutes from time courtesy of an inch-perfect Ryan Fraser cross.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin's goal deep into stoppage time will have had Toon fans sweating, but they held on for a precious three points that stopped The Toffees going top of the Premier League.

Ones to watch

Everton's top scorer Dominic Calvert-Lewin netted in the reverse fixture between these two clubs, and will be looking to score once again past a Newcastle side currently lacking confidence.

Calvert-Lewin's aerial presence in particular is set to cause the Newcastle defenders a serious headache ahead of tomorrow, especially with the 23-year-old now back to full fitness after recovering from a hamstring injury earlier in the month.

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After a bout with COVID-19 that left him out of the Newcastle side since late November, Allan Saint-Maximin has recently returned to the side looking to inspire The Magpies to a return to winning ways.

The tricky Frenchman holds the key to Newcastle's counter attacking strategy, and the fact he has been missing for so long may come a long way to explaining why The Toon have been on such long winless run.

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Predicted lineups

Everton: Olsen; Holgate, Mina, Keane, Digne; Doucoure, Davies; Iwobi, Rodriguez, Richarlison; Calvert-Lewin. (4-2-3-1)

Newcastle United: Dubravka; Manquillo, Lascelles, Schar, Lewis; Hayden, Shelvey; Saint-Maximin, Almiron, Fraser; Wilson. (4-2-3-1)

Where to watch the game

BT Sport 1 - 12:30 BST - 30/01/2021

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