LONDON (AP) — When Dominic Calvert-Lewin headed the ball into the net, Everton fans were ready to start celebrating their team's Premier League status being preserved.
A combination of astonishment and relief sent supporters flooding onto the Goodison Park field on Thursday night.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton secured its Premier League survival by recovering from two goals down to beat Crystal Palace 3-2 in the penultimate match of the season on Thursday.
It looked like Everton's fate would go down to the wire on Sunday after Jean-Philippe Mateta and Jordan Ayew scored in the first half for the south London club.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton missed the chance to secure its place in the Premier League for another season after having two players sent off in losing 3-2 at home to Brentford on Sunday.
Everton said it was helping police after Brentford’s Rico Henry — who scored the winning goal — and Ivan Toney said that members of their family were racially abused.
The terse 40 words from Everton announcing Rafa Benitez’s firing Sunday lacked any expression of thanks, reflecting a challenging 200-day reign that saw fans uneasy at being led by a former managerial rival and never won over.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Alexis Mac Allister scored twice to lead Brighton to a 3-2 win at Everton that piled more pressure on manager Rafael Benitez on Sunday.
Even the long-awaited return of Dominic Calvert-Lewin after almost five months out with a thigh injury failed to change Everton's fortunes, with the striker’s main contribution being a missed first-half penalty.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Tottenham manager Antonio Conte endured a frustrating start to his Premier League return with a 0-0 draw at Everton on Sunday.
Conte, who won the 2017 title with Chelsea, witnessed his new side come off second best to opponents beset by injuries and low on morale after not winning in their previous four matches.
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Two of the Premier League’s in-form teams go head-to-head at the London Stadium when West Ham hosts Liverpool. The Hammers have lost only twice all season.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Leon Bailey’s explosive 20-minute cameo propelled Aston Villa to a 3-0 win over Everton in the English Premier League as Rafa Benitez slumped to his first loss in charge of the visitors on Saturday.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton produced a remarkable comeback with three goals inside seven minutes to beat Burnley 3-1 in the English Premier League on Monday.
Everton looked battered and beaten after Ben Mee marked his 200th Premier League appearance with the opening goal in the 53rd minute.
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Everton looks to maintain its unbeaten start to the Premier League season under recently hired manager Rafa Benitez in a home match against Burnley.
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Everton failed to keep the pressure on local rival Liverpool in the race for European qualification, letting two points slip in a lackluster 0-0 draw at Brighton on Monday.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton's ambitions of qualifying for the Champions League were damaged by conceding an 86th-minute goal to draw 1-1 with Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Monday.
Michy Batshuayi, who had only just come on as a second-half substitute, drove a left-footed shot into the bottom corner to deny Everton a win that would have lifted Carlo Ancelotti's team within two points of the top four with a game in hand.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Burnley took a step closer to Premier League safety with a 2-1 victory over Everton that dented Carlo Ancelotti's bid for a top-four finish on Saturday.
Dwight McNeil curled a superb left-footed effort into the top corner in the 24th minute after Chris Wood's opener to clinch the win that took Burnley seven points clear of the relegation zone.
LEEDS, England (AP) — Patrick Bamford strengthened his case for an England call-up ahead of the European Championship by scoring his 13th goal of the season in Leeds’ 3-0 win over struggling Southampton in the Premier League on Tuesday.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Josh Maja scored twice on his full Premier League debut as Fulham won 2-0 at Everton on Sunday to end a 12-match winless run.
The 22-year-old striker, who is on loan from Bordeaux, netted three minutes into the second half and in the 65th minute.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Dominic Calvert-Lewin equalized in the fifth minute of stoppage time for Everton to draw 3-3 at Manchester United, which squandered a chance to move level on points with first-placed Manchester City in the English Premier League on Saturday.
LEEDS, England (AP) — Everton maintained its unlikely push for Champions League qualification by beating Leeds 2-1 in the Premier League, with Dominic Calvert-Lewin's 12th goal of the campaign proving the winner on Wednesday.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The People's Club welcomed back its fans and Chelsea felt the full force.
With 2,000 supporters allowed back into Goodison Park after nine months, Everton won 1-0 on Saturday to end Chelsea's 17-match unbeaten run in all competitions.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Chelsea’s 17-match unbeaten run in all competitions ended in a 1-0 loss at Everton in the Premier League on Saturday.
Gylfi Sigurdsson converted a penalty in the 22nd minute after Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy made a rare mistake by bringing down Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored his Premier League-leading 11th goal of the season to earn Everton a 1-1 draw at Burnley on Saturday.
The England striker slid in to convert a left-wing cross from Richarlison in the third minute of first-half stoppage time and kept up his goal-a-game average after 11 rounds of the season.
LONDON (AP) — Aided by another embarrassing missed penalty by Fulham, Everton ended its three-match losing streak in the Premier League with a 3-2 win on Sunday as Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored twice to continue his brilliant start to the season.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — With a leap reminiscent of Cristiano Ronaldo, Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored for the fifth straight Premier League game to earn Everton a 2-2 draw from a typically frenetic Merseyside derby against Liverpool on Saturday and cement his status as the hottest striker in English soccer.
LONDON (AP) — Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Danny Ings and Conor Coady scored their first England goals in a 3-0 victory over Wales in a friendly on Thursday when international football returned to Wembley after 11 months.
Looking the part as the dutiful new kid, Dominic Calvert-Lewin removed his flat cap and spoke politely to England coach Gareth Southgate after arriving for his first training camp with the national team.
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Everton hosts Brighton seeking a fourth successive victory to start the Premier League. The astute management of Carlo Ancelotti, the quality of James Rodriguez, and the goalscoring form of Dominic Calvert-Lewin has fueled the strong start for the club whose highest finishes since winning the English championship in 1987 are fourth the following year and in 2005.
LONDON (AP) — Everton won its third straight match to open the English Premier League by beating Crystal Palace 2-1 thanks to a contentiously awarded penalty converted by Richarlison on Saturday.
Palace right back Joel Ward became the latest player to fall foul of the league’s newly adopted interpretation of defensive handballs, when the ball struck his left arm after being headed on by Lucas Digne.
A stoppage-time goal by Gabriel Jesus did more than just clinch a significant win for Manchester City at Wolverhampton.
It capped a record-breaking round of scoring in the English Premier League, too.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored a hat trick and James Rodriguez netted his first goal in English soccer as Everton beat West Bromwich Albion 5-2 in an incident-filled Premier League match featuring two red cards — including one for visiting manager Slaven Bilic.
LONDON (AP) — Dominic Calvert-Lewin produced the goal and James Rodriguez provided the spark on his debut as Everton opened its Premier League season with a 1-0 win at Tottenham on Sunday.
Calvert-Lewin rose above defenders Eric Dier and Toby Alderweireld to meet Lucas Digne's free kick and power a header past goalkeeper Hugo Lloris 10 minutes into the second half.
LONDON (AP) — Twenty years into his managerial career, Jose Mourinho recorded an unwelcome first on Sunday: Making a losing start to a league season.
“I didn’t like my team," the Tottenham manager said after Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s second-half header gave Everton a 1-0 win in the Premier League on Sunday.
SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — Sheffield United ran out of steam in its charge for European qualification in losing to Everton 1-0 on a header from Richarlison in the English Premier League on Monday.
Sheffield surprised many by not just comfortably avoiding relegation but challenging teams with much bigger financial resources in the fight for European places.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — David De Gea's error for Manchester United was cancelled out by Everton's Jordan Pickford as goalkeeping mistakes featured in a 1-1 draw in the Premier League on Sunday.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin's 13th league goal of the season for Everton after only three minutes came courtesy of a rebounded clearance while Bruno Fernandes' superb start to life at United was given a helping hand by Pickford.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton fought back after a dreadful goalkeeper error by Jordan Pickford to beat Crystal Palace 3-1 in the Premier League on Saturday and move in sight of the Champions League qualification positions.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Florian Lejeune scored two injury-time goals to rescue an unlikely point for Newcastle in a 2-2 draw at Everton in the Premier League on Tuesday.
The second-half substitute took advantage of poor defending by Everton to flick home an overhead kick in the fourth minute of stoppage time and then scramble in an equalizer a minute later at Goodison Park.
LONDON (AP) — Dominic Calvert-Lewin kept up his strong scoring form to give Everton a 1-1 draw in the Premier League with West Ham, whose owners marked a troubled 10th anniversary at the club Saturday.
LONDON (AP) — Crystal Palace signed striker Cenk Tosun on loan from Everton until the end of the season on Friday, giving more attacking options to a team that has scored the second-fewest number of goals in the Premier League this season.
Carlo Ancelotti’s arrival has galvanized Dominic Calvert-Lewin, who grabbed the winner for the second straight game under the Italian coach as Everton recorded a 2-1 victory at Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Dominic Calvert-Lewin gave Carlo Ancelotti's managerial reign at Everton a winning start as his diving header secured a 1-0 victory over Burnley in the English Premier League on Thursday.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored twice as Everton beat Chelsea 3-1 in the Premier League on Saturday to give caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson a winning start.
Richarlison scored the opening goal after just five minutes, rising above the defense to head home and send the animated Ferguson charging down the touchline.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Manchester City needed second-half goals from Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling to earn a 3-1 win over Everton and stay five points behind leader Liverpool in the Premier League on Saturday.
BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Callum Wilson scored twice to help Bournemouth beat Everton 3-1 for the side's second Premier League win of the season on Sunday.
Richarlison came closest for Everton early on, when the Brazilian forward thumped an effort from distance off the crossbar.
LONDON (AP) — Already-relegated Fulham kept its first clean sheet of 2019 and beat Everton 2-0 in the Premier League on Saturday with goals from captain Tom Cairney and Ryan Babel.
Aleksandar Mitrovic had passed up a number of first-half opportunities for the hosts but Fulham struck twice in the second half to pick up its first victory since January and a first win for caretaker boss Scott Parker.
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Everton scored twice in the first half before conceding three in the second as Ayoze Perez scored a late double for Newcastle to win 3-2 in the English Premier League, on a Saturday afternoon that Toffees goalkeeper Jordan Pickford will want to forget.
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Everton eased the pressure on manager Marco Silva by winning 3-0 at Cardiff in the Premier League on Tuesday, with Gylfi Sigurdsson scoring twice.
Three straight losses had left Silva feeling the heat from an increasingly skeptical Everton fan base, and the Portuguese coach was in desperate need of a victory ahead of Sunday's Merseyside derby with Liverpool.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Tottenham crushed Everton 6-2 Sunday to move within two points of second-placed Manchester City in the Premier League.
England captain Harry Kane returned to Tottenham's starting lineup and scored two goals at Goodison Park.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City showed there was no lasting damage from last week's surprise defeat at Chelsea as the Premier League defending champions beat Everton 3-1 Saturday.
Gabriel Jesus scored twice and substitute Raheem Sterling grabbed the other goal to lead City back to the top of the standings ahead of second-placed Liverpool's standout game against rival Manchester United at Anfield on Sunday.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton substitutes Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Cenk Tosun scored late in a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace on Sunday as the Toffees won their third straight Premier League game.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Huddersfield collected only its second point of the Premier League season after grinding a way to a 1-1 draw at injury-hit Everton on Saturday.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored for Everton 87 seconds after Philip Billing gave Huddersfield the lead against the run of play in the 34th minute at Goodison Park.
LONDON (AP) — Newcastle's poor start to the season only got worse on Wednesday as the Premier League team conceded two late goals in a 3-1 loss to second-division club Nottingham Forest in the English League Cup.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton wasted late chances in the 231st Merseyside derby on Saturday to draw 0-0 against Liverpool at Goodison Park in the Premier League.
Liverpool striker Danny Ings was handed his first start as Juergen Klopp named a stronger lineup than anticipated.