Everton v Newcastle

Everton will be hoping to build on their recent FA Cup win when they host Newcastle United at Goodison Park in the Premier League on Wednesday.

The Toffees ended a four-match winless run when they eased past Carlisle United in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday afternoon.

Their in a somewhat precarious position in the league standings, currently sitting down in 12th position, eight points clear of relegation trouble.

Oumar Niasse joined the club ahead of the transfer deadline on Monday, but is ineligible to feature against the Toon.

Kevin Mirallas and Muhamed Besic are injury doubts, but Romelu Lukaku and Tim Howard are back in contention after being rested at the weekend.

Newcastle, meanwhile, have won just one of their last eight fixtures in all competitions, a 2-1 win over West Ham.

They come into the game off the back of a 2-1 defeat to Watford in the league last time out and are currently languishing down in 18th position in the league.

Andros Townsend is in line to make his Newcastle debut, but deadline-day arrival Seydou Doumbia is ineligible to make his bow.

Jack Colback and Paul Dummett could both make their returns from their respective injuries.

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