Chelsea 2-0 Everton: Significant Features from the Match at Stamford Bridge


The Blues welcomed Everton at the Bridge as they sought after their first points at home and achieved the same with two first half goals from Spanish duo of Cesc Fabregas and new signing Alvaro Morata.

The Blues might be missing the services of Eden Hazard and Gary Cahill but he like of Pedro Rodriguez, William, Victor Moses in tandem with the goal scorers ensured that Chelsea carried the day against Everton.

Conte will be pleased as they head into the international break with six points to their credit as the champions continue to walk their way back to the top.

From the 2-0 win, we evaluate the lessons from the game.

Chelsea off the mark at Stamford Bridge

It was a crucial win for Chelsea as they recorded their first home win this season following the ‘Burnley disaster’ on matchday 1.

However, it was Fabregas that gave Chelsea the breakthrough in the match after some good work from Moses and Alvaro Morata who flicked the ball into the path of his compatriot for the breakthrough goal in the match.

This set the tone for a 2-0 over Everton after the visitors have shocked rivals Manchester City last week Monday Night Football.

Morata’s early impact

The Spaniard was influential in the Everton clash as the Blues won 2-0 after some nice piece of work from win to get Chelsea started with the breakthrough goal.

Moving from Champions Real Madrid expectations were high as Chelsea cashed in on the Spanish talent who is behind Real Madrid’s ‘BBC’ in the pecking order.

During Everton win, Morata was involved in all the goals as he made the assist for the first goal and scored the second with a decent header to down the visitors at the Bridge.

In 3 games the forward has recorded 2 goals and 2 assists as he provided David Luiz in the headed assist as Chelsea rallied back from 2-3 down against Burnley.

A lesson for Manchester City

The Blues were the 2-0 winners over the Everton side as they showed rivals city how it is done at home.

Everton held Pep Guardiola’s side to a 1-1 draw as the Etihad side laboured for a 1-1 draw against Ronald Koeman’s side.

City needed Raheem sterling strike with last than 10 minutes remaining in the Everton match to force a draw while the Blues were precise and specific with their approach as they kicked two goals against Everton just before the half time break.

The City side must learn from Chelsea as the Blues kept a clean sheet thanks to the trio of Cesar Azplicueta, David Luiz and Antonio Rudieger held firm in Chelsea 3-4-3 system to deal with Everton’s attacking threat at Stamford Bridge.