The 28th match day of the English Premier League saw a thrilling matchup between Chelsea and Everton. Joao_Felix opened the scoring for Chelsea at the 52nd minute, giving the home side a 1-0 lead. However, A._Doucoure equalised for Everton at 69 minutes to make it 1-1. K._Havertz then put Chelsea back in front with his goal at 76 minutes, but Everton’s E._Simms struck late on to level things up again in the 89th minute and salvage a point for his team. In an entertaining game, both sides had to settle for a 2-2 draw.
Kepa Arrizabalaga (rating 6.3)
Jordan Pickford (rating 7.2)
C. Gallagher (C. Pulisic, 62)
E. Simms (I. Gueye, 79)
The match between Chelsea and Everton was dominated by the home team. Chelsea had a clear advantage in ball possession, with 69%, compared to Everton’s 31%. Chelsea made 20 shots on target, of which 7 were on goal, while Everton only managed 12 shots on target, with 3 on goal. The most active player from Chelsea in terms of shots was Kai Havertz, while Dwight McNeil had the most hits for Everton. Ultimately it was a convincing victory for Chelsea who took home all three points.
Enzo Fernández of Chelsea had a very impressive game, with an outstanding pass accuracy of 90% from his 70 total passes. Amadou Onana of Everton was not far behind, with a pass accuracy of 83% from 31 total passes. Ben Chilwell and Demarai Gray, both from Chelsea, made 4 and 3 key passes respectively. With such impressive passing statistics by all players involved, it’s no wonder the teams were able to create so many chances throughout the match.
Chelsea and Everton have been busy on the defensive end this season with plenty of interceptions. Chelsea has 8 interceptions, with Benoît Badiashile leading the way with 2. Everton has 7 interceptions, with Amadou Onana having the most at 2. Chelsea also leads in blocked shots, tallying 4 of them led by Kalidou Koulibaly’s 1 block. Finally, Everton leads in clearances with 10 total clearances, James Tarkowski having 7 of them. It looks like both teams are ready to put up a good fight on defense!
Wesley Fofana of Chelsea and Dwight McNeil of Everton have shown themselves to be the leaders in their respective teams when it comes to face-to-face fighting for the ball. Wesley Fofana has taken part in 9 fights, while Dwight McNeil has been involved in 6. These two players have demonstrated a clear commitment to competing hard and showing their team spirit on the field. This is a testament to their competitiveness and leadership qualities, which will no doubt be of great benefit to both teams going forward.
- K. Koulibaly (Chelsea) at 57 minute
- R. James (Chelsea) at 74 minute
- I. Gueye (Everton) at 29 minute
- D. McNeil (Everton) at 45 minute
Penalties in a match:
- K. Havertz (Chelsea) at 76 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Chelsea – DWWLL
- Everton – DWDLW
Top 5 English Premier League scorers:
- Erling Haaland (28, Manchester City)
- Harry Kane (21, Tottenham)
- Ivan Toney (16, Brentford)
- Marcus Rashford (14, Manchester United)
- Gabriel Martinelli (12, Arsenal)
- Chelsea will play with Aston Villa. April 01 at 16:30 (UTC), on Stamford Bridge.
- Everton will play with Tottenham. April 03 at 19:00 (UTC), on Goodison Park.