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Everton

Report | August 6

Everton

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Chelsea

Jorginho 45 [PK]

Chelsea claim fine win at Everton.

Jorginho got the opener via a penalty score for Chelsea in the 45th minute. This lone goal proved to be the difference, as Chelsea took all three points from Everton.

The Overview

  • The Blues converted their dominance of the ball (63% possession) into lots of chances, clocking up 15 shots.
  • The Toffees didn't generate enough chances, only mustering eight total shots throughout the contest.
  • The scoreline could have been more impressive if the Blues had their shooting boots on, with their shot accuracy down at 40%.

The Details

Reece James continually probed down the flank, getting 17 crosses into the box. The Blues passed the ball about with ease, completing 240 more passes than the Toffees and taking all three points home. For Everton, Vitalii Mykolenko seemed off the pace defensively, committing 4 fouls in a frustrating game.

Everton will look to bounce back next match. Meanwhile, Chelsea kick things off with a win.

Top Performers

Reece JamesJordan Pickford
17 crosses (1st in the game)Allowed 1 goal
7 corners won (1st in the game)Saved 5 shots

Next up, Everton meet Villa at Villa Park on Saturday, August 13th. While Chelsea face old foes Tottenham on Sunday, August 14th. Can the Toffees improve and pick up points? Will the Blues find another win?

Looking for more results and stats? Check out older Everton match reports here.