BBC Sport - Newcastle 0-1 Everton: Sam Allardyce baffled by Toffees' previous defensive problems

'How did Everton concede so many goals before I got here?'

Everton manager Sam Allardyce believes his players had the drive to grind out a 1-0 win over Newcastle and is baffled as to why Everton conceded so many goals with this defence before his arrival.

MATCH REPORT: Newcastle United 0-1 Everton

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