This Everton was too much for veteran Colin Harvey, who couldn’t take any more Chelsea pressure and left with a few minutes to spare. Frank Lampard’s side, on the other hand, could take it, and Everton’s reluctance to go softly guaranteed that they kept control of their priceless, dangerous Premier League fate.
Chelsea’s fourth consecutive Premier League loss at Goodison Park was sealed by Richarlison’s single goal, leaving Thomas Tuchel openly concerned about his team’s Champions League qualifying hopes.
In ensuing wild celebrations, the Brazil international picked up a flare. That had been tossed into the field and threw it out of the ground, according to Everton. It will launched an inquiry by the Football Association.
Richarlison will see his contribution as a nominal price if it helps Burnley or Leeds get the promotion. Everton was under assault throughout the entire second half. Jordan Pickford and Yerry Mina, on the other hand, were magnificent, rejecting everything Chelsea put at them. With a defiant attitude that dominated the whole club.
Evertonians did all they could to motivate their team ahead of a crucial match. Chelsea completed 715 passes compared to 195 for Everton. Jorginho and Ruben Loftus-Cheek saw passing in the middle of the field.
After Loftus-Cheek had surged through Everton’s lines, Mount looped over from 20 yards. And A brilliant recovery effort prevents Timo Werner from Séamus Coleman, but Chelsea’s threat limited. As Chelsea started to lose their cool, Everton used distractions.
Everton’s critical moment
Everton’s critical moment came a minute after the restart when Alex Iwobi threw in a corner. Under pressure from Rüdiger, Richarlison regained it, only for Chelsea to reclaim control via Silva. The veteran squared up to his skipper, who seemed ignorant of Richarlison’s relentless running. And charging down by the Brazilian after taking too long over a clearing.
Chelsea’s comeback seemed inevitable, but Pickford stepped up to the challenge and kept them at bay. Mount also had a stroke of luck when he struck one of the posts inside. Following Havertz’s knockdown, the England goalkeeper mistreating by his international partner with a half-volley.
Gray had a chance to calm Everton’s nerves when he broke into the area with five minutes. To go after superb work by Doucouré and replacement Salomón Rondón, only to fire wide. Everton, on the other hand, resisted and continued to fight.