Newcastle Beats Everton 2-1 to Remain Unbeaten in Premier League

Newcastle defeated Everton 2-1 to remain unbeaten and move into second place in English soccer’s Premier League.

An own-goal from John Heitinga and Ryan Taylor’s score gave Newcastle a 2-0 lead after 29 minutes at St. James’ Park. Jack Rodwell then scored for Everton in first-half injury time.

Newcastle has 25 points, two more than Manchester United, which plays Sunderland later. The Magpies trail first-place Manchester City, which is at QPR later, by three points.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Bob Bensch at bbensch@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.