Iwobi gets low rating against Newcastle

Nigerian midfielder Alex Iwobi was rated the worst player on the pitch during Everton’s 1-0 defeat to Newcastle on Wednesday in the English Premier League, PUNCH Sports Extra reports.

Iwobi has been one of Everton’s best performers in the EPL this season, but according to WhoScored, he lost all of the three ground duels he was involved in, which shows that he was well and truly bullied by Newcastle’s midfield, who clearly had the better of him.

The Liverpool Echo also felt that Iwobi was poor against the Magpies, ranking him as a 5/10 for his performance, so it is clear that Iwobi had a truly awful display against Newcastle.

This was the Toffees third straight loss on the bounce after previously falling to Tottenham and Manchester United.

Miguel Almiron’s first-half curler was enough for Eddie Howe’s side against a lacklustre Toffees team, who, once again, failed to muster a single shot on target in 90 minutes.

The result leaves Everton just one point above the relegation places in the topflight, with the potential for a first-ever relegation definitely there, despite their recent unbeaten run, which dramatically came to an end with three consecutive defeats.