Chelsea Falls Back In The Chase


Chelsea has been performing significantly well this season. The team has looked a different side from the last season itself. They missed the EPL title by a whisker. The Blues, however, managed to win the prestigious UEFA Champions League. This success made the team more determined and focused. This season has been great for them. They have always remained a close contender for the title. 

The race between the Blues and Manchester City has been a treat to watch. While the Manchester City team is running away with the league, the Blues were expected to replicate that. However, their recent outing was not so great. The team lost vital points and fell back in the race for supremacy. 

The Blues faced Everton in their recent match. Everton is having a tough time this season. They have suffered some humiliating defeats recently. However, they came up with a gritty display against the Blues.

Chelsea started as the favorites for the match. The match kicked off at a great pace. Both the teams looked determined for the victory. The Blues soon gained control of the match as it progressed. The midfield was taken well care of by the Blues. Everton found it hard to penetrate the opponent’s defense. Let us learn more about the game in detail below. 

Chelsea Draws 1-1 With Everton 

It was a tale of missed chances for Chelsea. The team dominated for the whole of the game but could not score more than a goal. Mason Mount, Reese James, Pulisic all missed from close range. Jordan Pickford was also superb under the goal for Everton. However, Mount finally broke the shackles for Chelsea. He scored in the 70th minute to give Chelsea the lead. 

The lead was short-lived as Jarrad Brainthwaite equalized in the 74th minute. The draw made Chelsea four points behind Manchester City. Liverpool is in second place with 40 points.