Ellis Simms scored his first goal for Everton in the 89th minute at Stamford Bridge to claim a vital point in the Toffees’ relegation fight and halt Chelsea’s recent resurgence.
Chelsea had bounced back from a terrible run of form earlier in the year by winning their last three games in all competitions and should have made it four in a row after twice taking the lead against Everton.
Joao Félix rolled the Blues’ first pass onto Jordan Pickford across the post seven minutes after half-time only for the hosts to allow complacency to creep into their game, resulting in Abdoulaye Doucoure’s header just over the line to tie for the visitors at 69. minute.
Chelsea managed to hit back through Kai Havertz seven minutes later when he converted a penalty after a foul on Reece James, but the Blues pulled it back, Simms easily past Kalidou Koulibaly before seeing his shot go past Kepa Arrizabalaga while the Toffees continued. his energetic fight against gout.
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The Premier League now goes on hiatus for the international break, which means chelsea the next game is at home for astonville in the highest category on Saturday, April 1, live sky sports – Start 5:30 p.m.
The Blues then host Liverpool on Tuesday, April 4, live at sky sports – Start 8:00 p.m.
Everton’s the next game is at home for tottenham in the Premier League on Monday 3 April, live or sky sports – Start 8:00 p.m.
The Toffees then travel to manchester united Saturday, April 8 – start at 12:30 p.m.