Chelsea beat Everton 2-0 and still hold fourth


Updates: 08.03.2021 21:22

LONDON – The Chelsea footballers won the 27th round of the English league over Everton 2-0 and consolidated fourth in the Champions League. He followed Ben Godfrey’s own goal in the second half with a converted penalty by Jorginho. The London team has not lost its ninth league match in a row since the arrival of the new coach Thomas Tuchel, it kept a clean sheet for the third time in a row and increased its lead over today’s opponent to four points. Everton remains fifth in the incomplete table.

Although the home team entered the match without their scorer from the last winning match against Liverpool, Mason Mount, who was left only on the bench, they still took the lead after half an hour of play. Alons’s sharp run from the left left flank for Kai Havertz, and his attempted pass was unnecessarily in the direction of Jordan Pickford’s defender Godfrey. It was Everton’s 54th own goal, which has the worst record of all teams in the Premier League in this statistic.

Chelsea was still active after the break and the main role was played by the German midfielder Havertz. His shot came in from the right hand side but 55 minutes into the match, but the home side’s keeper showed his lightning reflexes. Jorginho masterfully turned the penalty.

Everton, who won the first match in December 1: 0, did not get many chances this time. The “Toffees” failed after three wins, Chelsea kept a clean sheet in the league for the third time in a row.

English Football League – Round 27:

Chelsea – Everton 2: 0 (31st own Godfrey, 65th Jorginho from pen.),

21:00 West Ham United – Leeds.

Table:

1. Manchester City 28 20 5 3 56:19 65
2. Manchester United 28 15 9 4 55:32 54
3. Leicester 28 16 5 7 48:32 53
4. Chelsea 28 14 8 6 44:25 50
5. Everton 27 14 4 9 39:35 46
6. Tottenham 27 13 6 8 46:28 45
7. West Ham United 26 13 6 7 40:31 45
8. Liverpool 28 12 7 9 47:36 43
9. Aston Villa 26 12 4 10 38:27 40
10. Arsenal 27 11 5 11 35:28 38
11. Leeds 26 11 2 13 43:44 35
12. Wolverhampton 28 9 8 11 28:37 35
13. Crystal Palace 28 9 7 12 30:47 34
14. Southampton 27 9 6 12 33:44 33
15. Burnley 28 7 9 12 20:36 30
16. Newcastle 27 7 6 14 27:44 27
17. Brighton 27 5 11 11 27:35 26
18. Fulham 28 5 11 12 22:33 26
19. West Bromwich 28 3 9 16 20:56 18
20. Sheffield United 28 4 2 22 16:45 14


Source: České noviny – sport by www.ceskenoviny.cz.

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