DOWNLOAD: Chelsea 2 – 0 Everton [Premier League] Highlights 2017/18
Chelsea performed with the expert of Premier League champions as first-half GOALS from Cesc Fabregas and Alvaro Morata earned a proficient 2-0 prevail upon Everton at Stamford Bridge.
Antonio Conte’s side endured a stun 3-2 annihilation to Burnley at home on the opening day of the season and their triumph over Tottenham at Wembley last time out owed much to resoluteness and some auspicious cuts of luckiness.
However, the Blues preyed brutally upon an Everton side who hinted at the toll outings to Manchester City and Hajduk Split for the current week had taken.
There were doubts of offside when Morata multiplied the lead five minutes previously the interim, yet the wave to stayed and Everton’s expectations were at times raised from that point.
Conte’s quick concern will now be searching for a conclusion to the Diego Costa adventure before the exchange window closes one week from now, while Chelsea go to Leicester City after the global break
Pedro joined Fabregas in acquiring a review to the Chelsea beginning XI and the previous Barcelona winger teed himself up to send a tenth moment overhead kick past the crossbar.
The two sides’ 3-4-3 setups to a great extent offset each other amid the opening stages, yet Everton were constantly more disapproved towards protection and paid for welcoming Chelsea on to them in the 27th moment.
Fabregas saw the travel through from start to finish – discovering Willian on the correct flank before taking ownership back and laying the ball in to Morata.
There was a touch of fortune as his worldwide associate blundered and it ricocheted once more into Fabregas’ way, however the playmaker delivered a great first-time complete with the outside of his correct boot.
Chelsea continued to fix their hold on Ronald Koeman’s men, with Wayne Rooney and Idrissa Gueye constrained into thoughtlessly hacking up ownership as a thundering assaulted finished with Morata slipping free of Michael Keane to head home Cesar Azpilicueta’s pinpoint cross.
Rooney tasted vanquish surprisingly since his Everton return, however it was the previous England chief who hoped to awaken the guests after the interim, driving at the Chelsea guard and threading a deftly weighted pass that kindred forward Sandro Ramirez welcomed disappointingly with a gawky swipe.
Conte’s men were not going to neglect their control and Victor Moses shot into the side netting in the wake of being discharged by Willian’s backheel.
Everton’s club record marking Gylfi Sigurdsson would have had plans on pulling Koeman’s side once more into the challenge, just to endure the outrage of being nutmegged by Pedro before the enthusiastic winger let go wide with a hour played.
Rooney’s dissatisfactions earned him a reserving for disagree, while Michy Batshuayi caught a messy backpass from Phil Jagielka to incite an assault that finished with kindred substitute Tiemoue Bakayoko having a shot blocked.
Ashley Williams practically had an uncommon objective when his spiraling endeavor on the turn arrived on the top of the net and the Wales focus back headed inefficiently wide with five minutes remaining, yet Everton would have no reward for their work.