Miles Starforth's player ratings: 'Superb' Salomon Rondon inspires Newcastle to stunning comeback against Everton

Newcastle United staged a remarkable comeback to beat Everton - but who starred in the triumph?

Saturday, 9th March 2019, 4:38 pm
Updated Saturday, 9th March 2019, 4:43 pm
Ayoze Perez netted twice in Newcastle's win over Everton
Ayoze Perez netted twice in Newcastle's win over Everton

Having fallen 2-0 behind before the break, Rafa Benitez's side mounted a resurgence in the second half - with a Salomon Rondon strike and a brace from Ayoze Perez sealing an unlikely victory. That pair earned high marks from our Newcastle United writer, Miles Starforth, but how did Newcastle's other stars fare? Scroll down and click through the pages to see who shone - and struggled - for the Magpies against Everton:

Palmed the ball to Richarlison for Everton's second goal. 6
Recalled to the starting XI after a two-game absence, got up and down well. 6

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Taken off at the break, picked up a soft booking late in the first half. 5
Steadied in the second half and played his part in a hugely-important win. 7
Recovered after an awkward first half, got United moving forward at every opportunity. 6
Had a first-half penalty saved, tested defensively by Richarlison. 6
A steadying influence in midfield on his return to the team. 6
Battled well against Everton. 6
Caused problems with his pace, and was involved in United's late comeback. 6
Scored two goals and set up the other in a match-winning performance. 8
A handful for Everton before the break, superbly took his second-half volley. 8
(for Lascelles, 46) Defended well after his half-time introduction. 6
(for Ritchie, 73) Replaced a tiring Ritchie, played his part. 6
(for Ki, 79) - N/A