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2014/08/30 | 18:30 |  English Premier League | Goodison Park |  Full Time
English Premiership

As it happened: Everton v Chelsea

2014-08-30 20:30
Last Updated at 14:50
30 Aug 20:39

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Have a Great and safe night further, Chelsea fans.

30 Aug 20:38


The match of the day and arguably the month as Chelsea and Everton go all out against one another. NINE GOALS, NINETY MINUTES.

Everton were fantastic but Chelsea just showed how superbly everything should be done.

Costa is THE REAL DEAL. He will be a regular in the starting line-up. Four goals in three games says a lot.

Everton lacked a defensive side to their game, and it caused havoc. Howard will clearly be upset. Coleman seems to better going forward for the Merseyside which helped up open Chelsea.

But as Mourinho does and ever so well he doubles up his flanks.

6-3 to Chelsea and the only team who can surpass them on the log now is Tottenham.

Spurs are up against Liverpool. Kick-off is at 14:30 on Sunday August 30.

30 Aug 20:25

And that is it. Done and dusted. 

Everton 3-6 Mourinho. I mean Chelsea. 

30 Aug 20:19
90' +5 additional time. 
30 Aug 20:19
Drogba comes on and gets an assist, Costa with the finish. 
30 Aug 20:18
30 Aug 20:17
89' Lukaku off for Everton debutant Becic
30 Aug 20:16
88' Didier Drogba is on for Fabregas
30 Aug 20:13
84' Free-kick for Everton. Nearly on the corner side. Mirallas takes and Chelsea clears it. 
30 Aug 20:11
81' Cesc gets a yellow card for a challenge on Eto'o.
30 Aug 20:10
80' Mirallas gets a shot saved from Courtois. What a game we have on our hands here ladies and gentleman. Peter Drury having a bragging moments. 
30 Aug 20:08
AT 68 minutes it was 2-1 to Chelsea. We're 80 minutes in and it is 5-3 to Mourinho.
30 Aug 20:07
Matic with the assist as Everton find themselves sleeping at the back. 
30 Aug 20:06
77' Goal!!!!! Ramires this time! 
30 Aug 20:06
Free-kick from Baines and Eto'o makes a meal of it. The Cameroonian heads it pass Courtois. 
30 Aug 20:05
75' Goals galore! Eto'o SCORES!
30 Aug 20:03

Matic gets one pass Howard with a slight deflection off Distin who has had a poor game.

4-2 Chelsea.

30 Aug 20:02
30 Aug 19:59

Naismith puts a lovely outside foot finish past THE WORLDS SECOND BEST goalkeeper. 

Neuer clearly the best!

30 Aug 19:58
68' Goal! Everton replies!
30 Aug 19:57

Hazard finds a space on the left flank and fantastic Coleman gets it wrong as he nips the ball in the back of his own net unknowingly. 

3-1 Chelsea. 

30 Aug 19:55
67' GOAL!!! 
30 Aug 19:53
65' Mirallas hits the wall. 
30 Aug 19:52
63' Free-kick awarded to Everton. Yellow card given to Ramires
30 Aug 19:48
60' Poor corner, not much in it as Chelsea tries to counter attack. 
30 Aug 19:47
59' Baines finds Ivanovic's knee as he tries a cross. Corner kick. 
30 Aug 19:46
57' Ivanovic and Costa combining well as the right-back has a shot wide. 
30 Aug 19:45
56' Yellow card for Costa as he clearly pushes and nudges shots at Coleman. 
30 Aug 19:44
55' Coleman and Costa going at each other now with the right-back playing innocent and Costa fuming. 
30 Aug 19:43
54' Line-out for Chelsea. 
30 Aug 19:41
52' Hazard passes to Fabregas and the Spaniard lunges forward and tips the ball forward to Diego Costa who is on-side. Tim Howard comes out and makes himself big. Costa goes left and Howard saves with his leg. 
30 Aug 19:39
51' Samuel Eto'o warming up on the sidelines. 
30 Aug 19:39
50' Free-kick and Baines slots it in and offside. 
30 Aug 19:36
46' Lukaku runs in and finds space but his shot is well over the post. He converted that one, one could say. 
30 Aug 19:33


And kick-off. No Changes on both ends. Good decision I reckon. 

30 Aug 19:32
Since the start of last season, Kevin Mirallas has been involved in 24.4% of Everton's Premier League goals. 
30 Aug 19:18


What a game so far. Martinez 1-2 Mourinho!

30 Aug 19:17

45' Seamus Coleman gets a perfect ball from McGeady and the the right back slots a well lofted cross as Mirallas heads it pass Courtois!


30 Aug 19:14
42' Diego Costa finds space as Matic finds a perfectly timed pass and the lines-man issues it offside. 
  • 95'


  • 93'

    Eto'o bursts towards goal and his strike is deflected behind by a fantastic sliding block from Terry

  • 91'

    There will be five minutes of added time

  • 90'

    GOAL. Everton 3-6 Chelsea, Costa gets his second of the game. Mikel sends him clear and he takes his time before finding the bottom corner

  • 89'

    Lukaku replaced by Besic for Everton

  • 88'

    Fabregas is replaced by Drogba for Chelsea

  • 87'

    Everton are still on the offensive as they look to get back in the game. Lukaku isn't far away from getting on the end of a decent ball into the box

  • 85'

    Hazard is replaced by Luis for Chelsea

  • 83'

    Fabregas shown a yellow card

  • 81'

    Mirallas flicks Coleman's cross on and it hits the post. That was really close to yet another goal for Everton

  • 78'

    GOAL. Everton 3-5 Chelsea, Ramires scores with a neat finish from inside the box after being set up by Matic

  • 76'

    GOAL. Everton 3-4 Chelsea, Eto'o gets on the end of a Baines free kick and finds the back of the net with a controlled header

  • 74'

    GOAL. Everton 2-4 Chelsea, Matic scores from 20 yards out with a low drive that took a little deflection off Distin

  • 71'

    McGeady is on for Eto'o for Everton

  • 70'

    GOAL. Everton 2-3 Chelsea, Naismith is set up by McGeady in the box and fires a low angled finish into the bottom corner

  • 69'

    Howard is shown a yellow card

  • 68'

    GOAL. Everton 1-3 Chelsea, Coleman is unfortunate to divert Hazard's low cross into his own net to extend Chelsea's lead

  • 65'

    Ramires shown a yellow card

  • 63'

    Great defending from Cahill to get in a tackle as the last man to prevent Lukaku having a clean run on goal

  • 61'

    Chelsea are looking a bit shakey at the back. Everton are coming at them and the crowd is right behind Roberto Martinez's men

  • 59'

    Costa plays in Ivanovic but he drills a low shot from inside the area that flies well wide of the target

  • 57'

    Costa shown a yellow card

  • 55'

    Hazard feeds Costa in the box and his low angled drive is well saved low down by Howard at the near post

  • 53'

    Fabregas sends Costa through one-on-one with the goalkeeper but Howard wins the battle as he stays big and keeps out Costa's shot

  • 51'

    Chelsea have not really settled in this second half. A Baines free kick looks to create an opening for Distin but the flag goes up against the defender

  • 49'

    Everton have come out on the offensive at the start of the second half. They are pressing high and forcing Chelsea into making mistakes

  • 47'

    Naismith and Mirallas combine to create a chance for Lukaku, but the striker blasts his shot well over the crossbar from just outside the area

  • 46'

    Everton kick off the second half

  • 45'


  • 45'

    There will be two minutes of added time

  • 44'

    GOAL. Everton 1-2 Chelsea, Mirallas scores with a glancing header off a cross from Coleman

  • 42'

    Costa is sent clear after Jagielka was dispossessed but the striker was halted by the flag going up for offside

  • 40'

    Chelsea have done well to take the sting out of the game. They look comfortable at the minute

  • 38'

    Ivanovic whips a dangerous ball into the Everton box that Coleman clears with a diving header

  • 36'

    Everton could do with a goal before half-time to really get a foothold in this game. They have done really well since going behind but Chelsea are experts at preserving leads

  • 34'

    Mirallas cuts in from the left and curls a powerful shot from 25 yards that is well held by Courtois in the Chelsea goal

  • 32'

    Everton are looking most dangerous down their right flank this evening

  • 30'

    Fabregas creates space just outside the Everton box and his shot takes a huge deflection off Distin before rolling narrowly wide of the target

  • 27'

    Everton are continuing to dominate the possession. They are making Chelsea work hard at the back to preserve their two-goal lead

  • 25'

    Baines looks hurt after Cahill landed on him while they wrested at a free kick. The Everton man looks like he will be OK to continue

  • 23'

    Everton have really come back into this game. It has been a spirited response and now Chelsea are looking to slow the match down when they are on the ball

  • 20'

    Coleman gets forward down the right and delivers a great cut back to Naismith. The forward gets a shot away but it is blocked by a defender

  • 18'

    Naismith finds space 25 yards out and fires a low shot that flies wide of the Chelsea goal

  • 16'

    Everton have a goal ruled out for offside. Lukaku powered a header against the bar and Distin put the ball in, but the flag was up against the defender and it won't count

  • 14'

    Everton need to score soon but Chelsea are looking very strong as per usual at the back

  • 12'

    The game is end-to-end and there's a frantic pace to proceedings

  • 9'

    Everton have seen a lot of the ball in the last five minutes and have responded well to the shock of conceding those two early goals

  • 7'

    Diego Costa chases down a Hazard pass and Howard comes out to the edge of his box to grab the ball. He looked to be outside the area when he handled that

  • 5'

    It has been an incredible start from Chelsea and they have blown all Everton's pre-game plans wide open

  • 3'

    GOAL. Everton 0-2 Chelsea, Ramires slides a ball through to Ivanovic and the defender scores from inside the box

  • 2'

    GOAL. Everton 0-1 Chelsea, Costa puts Chelsea ahead with a neat finish after being sent clear by Fabregas

  • 1'

    Chelsea kick off the game

  • 0'

    Chelsea starting line-up: Courtois, Ivanovic, Terry, Cahill, Azpilicueta, Fabregas, Matic, Ramires, Hazard, Willian, Costa

  • 0'

    Everton starting line-up: Howard, Baines, Distin, Jagielka, Coleman, Barry, McCarthy, McGeady, Naismith, Mirallas, Lukaku

  • 0'

    The team news from Goodison Park is as follows:

  • 0'

    Chelsea have been really impressive in the opening two games and have made a perfect start. Everton have drawn both of their matches but Roberto Martinez will not be too concerned with the displays to date

  • 0'

    Welcome to live text coverage of the game between Everton and Chelsea in the English Premier League

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Everton Chelsea
  • 3 Goals 6
    • 45' Mirallas
    • 69' Naismith
    • 76' Eto'o
    • 1' Costa
    • 3' Ivanovic
    • 67' Coleman
    • 74' Matic
    • 77' Ramires
    • 90' Costa
  • 1 Yellow Cards 3
    • 69' Howard
    • 56' Costa
    • 64' Ramires
    • 81' Fabregas
  • 0 Red Cards 0
Team Line-ups
  • Leighton Baines
  • Phil Jagielka
  • Aiden McGeady
  • Romelu Lukaku
  • Kevin Mirallas
  • Steven Naismith
  • Sylvain Distin
  • James McCarthy
  • Gareth Barry
  • Seamus Coleman
  • Tim Howard
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  • Branislav Ivanovic
  • Cesc Fabregas
  • Ramires
  • Eden Hazard
  • Thibaut Courtois
  • Diego Costa
  • Nemanja Matic
  • Willian
  • Gary Cahill
  • John Terry
  • Cesar Azpilicueta
  • Joel
  • Darron Gibson
  • Samuel Eto'o
  • Muhamed Besic
  • Leon Osman
  • John Stones
  • Antolin Alcaraz
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  • Petr Cech
  • Filipe Luis
  • Kurt Zouma
  • Didier Drogba
  • John Obi Mikel
  • Andre Schurrle
  • Mohamed Salah

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