Newcastle United’s interesting alternative player ratings in Everton win - according to the stats experts
Eddie Howe’s side made it back-to-back top-flight wins for the first time this season after following up on their success at Leeds United last time out.
An own goal from Jamaal Lascelles handed the Toffees the lead but the Magpies soon hit back as the Geordie faithful rallied their troops.
Mason Holgate also found his own net before goals from Ryan Fraser and Kieran Trippier wrapped up a massive three points.
Trippier was NewastleWorld’s man of the match after his free-kick goal capped off a faultless defensive display – but do the stat experts agree?
WhoScored.com claims that their ratings are “considered to be the most accurate, respected and well-known performance indicators in the world of football” and are “based on a unique, comprehensive statistical algorithm, calculated live during the game. There are over 200 raw statistics included in the calculation of a player'’s/team’'s rating, weighted according to their influence within the game.”
So, how did each Newcastle player rank in the eyes on the stat experts? We take a look – and compare it to NewcastleWorld’s ratings: