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Follow live coverage as Everton host Chelsea on the opening weekend of the 2022/23 Premier League season.

The Toffees only narrowly avoided the drop a year ago and will surely be desperate to start off the new campaign on the front foot to quiet any talk of similar worries this time around. Thomas Tuchel’s Blues enjoyed an altogether more positive season although twin defeats to Liverpool in the Carabao and FA Cup finals left them without any silverware.

Former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard’s new side have been rocked by the news that Dominic Calvert-Lewin will miss around “six weeks” due to a knee injury suffered in training. With Solomon Rondon also out due to a suspension from last season, it means Demarai Gray will lead the line. Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly make their debuts for the visitors with Marc Cucurella also signed in time to be registered in the squad, though Tuchel has only named him on the bench as Ben Chilwell comes into the side at left wing-back.

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Everton 0-1 Chelsea

60 mins: Dele Alli is brought on for Everton. He’s scored six times against chances Chelsea and replaces Dwight McNeil for the hosts.

Will he bring an added dimension for the Toffees?


Everton 0-1 Chelsea

57 mins: Cesar Azpilicueta tries to inject a bit of pace into the attack with a run down the right channel before passing the ball up wide to James. Mykolenko lunges into a challenge, wins the ball and stops the attack but he knocks it behind for a corner in the process.


Everton 0-1 Chelsea

54 mins: Reece James is booked for time-wasting when trying to take a throw in. The referee’s have made it a priority to cut out on time wasting this season but this card seems harsh with so long left on the clock.


Everton 0-1 Chelsea

51 mins: This is nice from Everton. McNeil runs past Koulibaly and Thiago Silva on his way into the box and attempts to square it into the middle of the box only for an interception to turn the ball out of play.

The corner is whipped into the middle and there’s a desperate scramble before Mendy manages to smother the ball.


Everton 0-1 Chelsea

48 mins: Chance! The ball is chipped over the top and Thiago Silva finds himself in a race with Demarai Gray that he’s never going to win. He gestures for Edouard Mendy to come and clear the ball but the goalkeeper holds his ground.

Silva sprints into the box and positions himself between Gray and the goal. The Everton forward drills a shot towards the far bottom corner but the defender manages to deflect the effort wide of goal.


Second half: Everton 0-1 Chelsea

Kick off: No changes from either manager at half-time as Everton get the game back underway. Dwight McNeil keeps hold of the ball brilliantly and shimmies inside of two Chelsea men before slotting the ball off to Alex Iwobi.


HT Everton 0-1 Chelsea

Yerry Mina was booked for Everton just before Jorginho’s penalty for arguing with the referee. He’ll need to keep himself in check during the second half as the Toffees can’t afford to lose another defender.


HT Everton 0-1 Chelsea


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Half-time: Everton 0-1 Chelsea

45+9 mins: Chelsea head into the break with a slender lead. Everton have lost Ben Godfrey to injury but have looked solid before Abdoulaye Doucoure’s poor challenge on Ben Chilwell.

What does the second half have in store?


GOAL! Everton 0-1 Chelsea (45+9, Jorginho)⚽️

45+9 mins: Jorginho sends Jordan Pickford the wrong way and puts Chelsea in front on the stroke of half-time. He tucks the spot-kick right into the bottom left corner.

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