• Gareth Barry could become the 10th player to make 500 Barclays Premier League appearances in this game.
  • Newcastle have conceded more headed goals than any other team this season (3) in the Barclays Premier League.
  • Everton have lost just one of their last 10 Barclays Premier League home games against Newcastle (W6 D3).
  • Last weekend Leighton Baines became only the fifth player since 2006-07 to score two direct free-kicks in a Premier League game (after Rooney, Ronaldo, Drogba and Larsson).
  • Baines has now scored 21 Premier League goals. Since he made his PL debut on August 14, 2005, only one defender (John Terry - 22) has scored more.
  • There has only been one goal scored in the 180 minutes of Barclays Premier League action at Goodison Park this season.
  • Ross Barkley has been booked in three of his last four Premier League appearances.
  • Everton have averaged the highest possession figure in the Premier League this season (59.4%).
  • Romelu Lukaku has scored four goals in his last four Premier League appearances.
  • Only once in the Premier League era have Everton been unbeaten after six games (2006-07, W3 D3). The occasion before that was their last top-flight title season (1986-87, also W3 D3).