This fixture has seen the joint-most penalties in Premier League history (17).
Romelu Lukaku has scored three goals in three Premier League appearances against Newcastle.
Everton have won two and lost just one of their last four Premier League visits to St James Park – both of their victories in this run ended 2-1 (as did the defeat).
The Toffees have won five, drawn three and lost just two of the last 10 league meetings with the Magpies.
Everton have not won any of their last five Premier League away games (W0 D2 L3), losing the last three in a row without scoring.
There have been at least three goals scored in each of the last six Premier League meetings between these two sides – with both Everton and Newcastle scoring in every one of these games.
If Everton win this game it will be the first time they’ve won four Premier League games in a row since March 2008.
Newcastle have taken nine points from their last four Premier League games (W3 L1).
Newcastle have scored just two goals in their last six Premier League home games but those strikes have brought in six points.
Only three of Romelu Lukaku’s 11 Premier League goals for Everton have come in away games.