Premier League action on Tuesday night…26/02/2019

Harry Arter was an unused substitute for Cardiff City who went down to a three nil Premier League home defeat by  Everton, for whom Seamus Coleman was in the starting eleven this Tuesday evening. Matt Doherty and Wolverhampton Wanderers suffered a surprise one nil defeat at basement side Huddersfield Town. Shane Duffy and Brighton & Hove Albion also suffered defeat on the road as they succumbed by two goals to one at Leicester City for whom new manager Brendan Rodgers was watching from the stands. Injury ruled Ciaran Clark out of contention for Newcastle United who defeated visitors Burnley by two goals to nil at St James Park. The ‘Clarets’ included Jeff Hendrick in their starting eleven with Robbie Brady introduced as a half-time substitute. Stephen Ward was an unused substitute.