Jordan Pickford couldn’t conceal his frustration as Callum Wilson’s second-half penalty set Newcastle on their solution to a battling 2-1 victory towards Everton on Sunday afternoon.
The England goalkeeper was rested for the St James’ Park showdown as second-choice stopper Robin Olsen impressed on his debut for the Toffees.
However the Sweden goalkeeper was unable to disclaim Wilson from the penalty spot, who later added a second, as Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s injury-time objective was not sufficient to stop Carlo Ancelotti from struggling back-to-back defeats for the primary time as Everton boss.
Ancelotti made 5 adjustments to the aspect which misplaced at Southampton, as Ben Godfrey, Alex Iwobi, James Rodriguez and the suspended Lucas Digne additionally made approach for Jonjoe Kenny, Niels Nkounkou, Andre Gomes and Fabian Delph.
Newcastle head coach Steve Bruce made only one change to the aspect which drew 1-1 at Wolves final weekend, with Sean Longstaff coming in for Ryan Fraser in midfield.
Explaining Pickford’s omission in a quote posted on the membership’s Twitter account, Ancelotti stated: “I simply need to give Jordan a relaxation for this sport and to present a possibility to Olsen, to have minutes.
“Jordan will probably be again for the following sport towards Manchester United.”
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