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Barclays Premier League

Saturday, 30 August 2014,

Everton
3
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Full Time
Live
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6
Chelsea
  • Kickoff: 17:30 BST
  • Stadium: Goodison Park
  • Referee: -
  • Stadium: Goodison Park
  • Attendance: 39,402
  • 45' Kevin Mirallas
  • 69' Steven Naismith
  • 76' Samuel Eto'o
  • 1' Diego Costa
  • 3' Branislav Ivanovic
  • 67' Seamus Coleman - og
  • 74' Nemanja Matic
  • 77' Ramires
  • 90' Diego Costa

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Martinez wary of in-form Chelsea

Everton boss Roberto Martinez expects Chelsea to provide a formidable test of his side's mettle this weekend.

The Toffees have impressed in their opening two Barclays Premier League games but they twice surrendered leads to draw 2-2 with both Leicester and Arsenal.

Martinez knows the punishment for any mishaps could be even more severe as the title favourites visit Goodison Park on Saturday evening.

Martinez said: "We know it is going to be a difficult test, but we feel hurt about the points we have dropped so late and everything is down to us to try to be as good as we can.

"But unless you are at your top level you can't really compete against teams like Chelsea.

"It is clear Chelsea and Manchester City have started really strongly. They have shown they have no stopping period, they have just started where they left off.

"They are looking in top form straight away and it could be a really difficult sign for everyone else.

"We know how they played last season and now they have got more flair and more options in attack. That makes them a very complete team."

Martinez guided Everton to fifth in his first season in charge and expects to be challenging at the top end again.

He has seen plenty of positive signs but knows his team need to sustain their stronger spells.

This was highlighted last weekend as they allowed Arsenal to come back from 2-0 down with seven minutes remaining.

Martinez said: "It has been very curious (so far). We have shown incredible signs of the team that we can be.

"We need to extend the first 45-minute performance for 90 minutes.

"When we do that I think we are going to see the potential of the squad."

Martinez will check on the fitness of his two former Chelsea strikers before deciding if he can unleash them on their old club.

Samuel Eto'o, released by Chelsea at the end of last season, this week joined the Merseysiders on a two-year contract.

A lack of match fitness might make him an unlikely starter while Romelu Lukaku, whose successful loan from Stamford Bridge was made permanent for B£28million this summer, has a toe injury.

Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho is not expecting Fernando Torres to leave Chelsea before the end of the transfer window, admitting they will be in trouble if the striker does depart.

Reports suggest the 30-year-old's frustrating and underwhelming three-and-a-half years at Stamford Bridge could be coming to an end in the coming days.

AC Milan are reportedly closing in on a move for the one-time B£50million man, but widespread talk of an exit before Monday night's deadline was downplayed by Mourinho.

"If he wants to leave, in the case he wants to, it's because he wants to try a new life, a new club, probably a new league," the Portuguese said.

"So if he wants to leave, which until this moment I have not one single word about, I believe that is to try to be happier than he was in the last couple of years.

"This is a very human club in the way the club approaches this kind of situation. If he comes to us in these last couple of days, any possibility would be analysed by us as a club and the best decision for him."

Torres' departure would leave Chelsea short of the three strikers Mourinho believes will be necessary to fight on all fronts this season.

The Blues manager likes him as a player and a person and insists there are no plans afoot to replace him.

"Well, if that happens in the last hour of the market, we are in trouble," said Mourinho, who has been linked with a move for Roma's Mattia Destro.

"In this moment we are doing nothing because our belief is that the market is closed for us.

"I've believed for a long time that the squad is closed. We have our squad. We like our squad. It's not the perfect one, because no squad is perfect, but it's one we like."

Mourinho's task will be made all the more difficult on Merseyside should Diego Costa fail in his bid to overcome a minor muscle injury.

The striker has scored in both of Chelsea's matches this season but has been unable to train for the past two days.

"He has to try a light training session to see if the reaction is positive," Mourinho said.

"If it's positive, we'll take him to Everton to play or be on the bench. Let's see.

"If the reaction is not positive on Friday, obviously we don't select him. At this moment, I don't know much."

91'+6

End Regular Time

91'+4

John Obi Mikel (Chelsea) Free Kick at 95'

91'+4

Foul by Muhamed Besic (Everton).

91'+3

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 94'

91'+1

Samuel Eto'o (Everton) Corner Kick at 92'

91'+1

Corner, Everton. Conceded by John Terry.

91'+1

Attempt blocked. Samuel Eto'o (Everton) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

90'

3 - 6

Goal! Everton 3, Chelsea 6. Diego Costa (Chelsea) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by John Obi Mikel.

90'

John Obi Mikel (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 90'

90'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 90'

89'

Substitution, Everton. Muhamed Besic replaces Romelu Lukaku.

89'

Substitution, Chelsea. Didier Drogba replaces Cesc Fàbregas.

88'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 88'

86'

Kevin Mirallas (Everton) Free Kick at 86'

85'

Kevin Mirallas (Everton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

85'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 85'

84'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 84'

84'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 84'

83'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Throw In at 83'

83'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Throw In at 83'

83'

Substitution, Chelsea. Filipe Luis replaces Eden Hazard.

82'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Free Kick at 82'

81'

Cesc Fàbregas

81'

Samuel Eto'o (Everton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

81'

Phil Jagielka (Everton) Blocked Pass at 81'

81'

Attempt blocked. Romelu Lukaku (Everton) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Leighton Baines.

81'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Assists Shot at 81'

81'

Attempt saved. Kevin Mirallas (Everton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Seamus Coleman.

81'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Assists Shot at 81'

81'

Attempt saved. Romelu Lukaku (Everton) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Steven Naismith with a cross.

81'

Steven Naismith (Everton) Assists Shot at 81'

81'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 81'

80'

Corner, Everton. Conceded by John Terry.

80'

Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 80'

80'

Attempt blocked. Kevin Mirallas (Everton) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Leighton Baines.

80'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Assists Shot at 79'

79'

Ramires (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 79'

79'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 79'

77'

3 - 5

Goal! Everton 3, Chelsea 5. Ramires (Chelsea) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Nemanja Matic.

77'

Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 77'

76'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Assists Shot at 76'

76'

3 - 4

Goal! Everton 3, Chelsea 4. Samuel Eto'o (Everton) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Leighton Baines with a cross following a set piece situation.

76'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Free Kick at 76'

76'

Romelu Lukaku (Everton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

75'

Substitution, Chelsea. John Obi Mikel replaces Willian.

74'

2 - 4

Goal! Everton 2, Chelsea 4. Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ramires.

74'

Ramires (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 74'

73'

Kevin Mirallas (Everton) Blocked Pass at 73'

73'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 73'

72'

Samuel Eto'o (Everton) Throw In at 72'

70'

Substitution, Everton. Samuel Eto'o replaces Aiden McGeady.

69'

2 - 3

Goal! Everton 2, Chelsea 3. Steven Naismith (Everton) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Aiden McGeady.

69'

Aiden McGeady (Everton) Assists Shot at 69'

69'

Sylvain Distin (Everton) Free Kick at 69'

69'

Tim Howard

69'

Leighton Baines (Everton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

67'

1 - 3

Own Goal by Seamus Coleman, Everton. Everton 1, Chelsea 3.

66'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 66'

65'

Attempt blocked. Kevin Mirallas (Everton) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

64'

Ramires

64'

Steven Naismith (Everton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

62'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 62'

61'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 61'

61'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 61'

60'

Kevin Mirallas (Everton) Corner Kick at 60'

60'

Corner, Everton. Conceded by Branislav Ivanovic.

60'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 60'

59'

John Terry (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 59'

59'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Free Kick at 59'

58'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

58'

Attempt missed. Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Diego Costa following a fast break.

58'

Diego Costa (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 58'

58'

Gareth Barry (Everton) Free Kick at 58'

57'

Romelu Lukaku (Everton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

57'

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) Throw In at 57'

56'

Phil Jagielka (Everton) Free Kick at 56'

56'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

56'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 56'

56'

Diego Costa

55'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 55'

54'

Romelu Lukaku (Everton) Blocked Pass at 54'

54'

Attempt saved. Diego Costa (Chelsea) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Eden Hazard.

54'

Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 54'

53'

Attempt saved. John Terry (Chelsea) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Cesc Fàbregas with a cross.

53'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 53'

53'

Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Tim Howard.

53'

Diego Costa (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 53'

53'

Attempt saved. Diego Costa (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Cesc Fàbregas with a through ball.

53'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 53'

52'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Throw In at 52'

52'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 52'

52'

Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea) Free Kick at 52'

51'

Offside, Everton. Leighton Baines tries a through ball, but Sylvain Distin is caught offside.

51'

Kevin Mirallas (Everton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

50'

Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea) Free Kick at 50'

49'

Foul by Phil Jagielka (Everton).

49'

Corner, Everton. Conceded by Branislav Ivanovic.

49'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Throw In at 49'

48'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 48'

48'

Aiden McGeady (Everton) Blocked Pass at 48'

48'

Sylvain Distin (Everton) Free Kick at 48'

48'

Steven Naismith (Everton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

47'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 47'

46'

Attempt missed. Romelu Lukaku (Everton) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Kevin Mirallas.

46'

Kevin Mirallas (Everton) Assists Shot at 46'

46'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Free Kick at 46'

46'

Leighton Baines (Everton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

46'

Start 2nd Half

46'+2

First Half ends, Everton 1, Chelsea 2.

46'+2

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 48'

46'+1

Diego Costa (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 47'

46'+1

Phil Jagielka (Everton) Throw In at 47'

46'+1

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Throw In at 47'

46'+1

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 47'

46'+1

Leighton Baines (Everton) Free Kick at 47'

46'

Leighton Baines (Everton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

45'

1 - 2

Goal! Everton 1, Chelsea 2. Kevin Mirallas (Everton) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Seamus Coleman with a cross.

45'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Assists Shot at 45'

45'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 45'

45'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 45'

44'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 44'

44'

Phil Jagielka (Everton) Blocked Pass at 44'

44'

Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea) Free Kick at 44'

43'

Offside, Chelsea. Nemanja Matic tries a through ball, but Diego Costa is caught offside.

41'

Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea) Free Kick at 41'

40'

Offside, Everton. Steven Naismith tries a through ball, but Romelu Lukaku is caught offside.

39'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 39'

37'

Kevin Mirallas (Everton) Throw In at 37'

35'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Free Kick at 35'

35'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

35'

Attempt saved. Kevin Mirallas (Everton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Steven Naismith.

35'

Steven Naismith (Everton) Assists Shot at 35'

34'

Willian (Chelsea) Throw In at 34'

33'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 33'

33'

Foul by Kevin Mirallas (Everton).

33'

Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea) Free Kick at 33'

32'

Offside, Everton. Gareth Barry tries a through ball, but Leighton Baines is caught offside.

32'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 32'

31'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 31'

31'

Attempt blocked. Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

30'

Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Sylvain Distin.

30'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Corner Kick at 30'

30'

Attempt blocked. Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Nemanja Matic.

30'

Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 30'

29'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Free Kick at 29'

29'

Foul by Seamus Coleman (Everton).

27'

Corner, Everton. Conceded by Branislav Ivanovic.

27'

Aiden McGeady (Everton) Corner Kick at 27'

27'

Attempt missed. Aiden McGeady (Everton) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Kevin Mirallas.

27'

Kevin Mirallas (Everton) Assists Shot at 27'

27'

Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea) Free Kick at 27'

26'

Foul by Romelu Lukaku (Everton).

26'

Romelu Lukaku (Everton) Corner Kick at 26'

26'

Corner, Everton. Conceded by Eden Hazard.

25'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Throw In at 25'

24'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Free Kick at 24'

23'

Willian (Chelsea) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

22'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Throw In at 22'

21'

Attempt blocked. Steven Naismith (Everton) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Seamus Coleman.

21'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Assists Shot at 21'

20'

James McCarthy (Everton) Free Kick at 20'

20'

James McCarthy (Everton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

19'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 19'

19'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Throw In at 19'

19'

Gareth Barry (Everton) Free Kick at 19'

19'

Leighton Baines (Everton) wins a free kick on the left wing.

17'

Attempt missed. Steven Naismith (Everton) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Aiden McGeady.

17'

Aiden McGeady (Everton) Assists Shot at 17'

17'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Throw In at 17'

16'

Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea) Free Kick at 16'

16'

Offside, Everton. Romelu Lukaku tries a through ball, but Sylvain Distin is caught offside.

16'

Romelu Lukaku (Everton) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box. Assisted by Aiden McGeady with a cross following a corner.

16'

Aiden McGeady (Everton) Assists Shot at 16'

16'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Corner Kick at 16'

16'

Corner, Everton. Conceded by César Azpilicueta.

14'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Throw In at 14'

12'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Throw In at 12'

12'

Attempt blocked. Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Diego Costa.

12'

Diego Costa (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 12'

11'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Throw In at 11'

10'

John Terry (Chelsea) Free Kick at 10'

10'

Foul by James McCarthy (Everton).

10'

Nemanja Matic (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 10'

9'

Gary Cahill (Chelsea) Blocked Pass at 9'

9'

Leighton Baines (Everton) Blocked Pass at 9'

8'

Attempt blocked. Kevin Mirallas (Everton) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Sylvain Distin.

8'

Sylvain Distin (Everton) Assists Shot at 8'

7'

James McCarthy (Everton) Free Kick at 7'

7'

James McCarthy (Everton) wins a free kick on the right wing.

7'

César Azpilicueta (Chelsea) Throw In at 7'

6'

Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea) Free Kick at 6'

6'

Offside, Everton. Aiden McGeady tries a through ball, but Steven Naismith is caught offside.

5'

Attempt saved. Kevin Mirallas (Everton) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Romelu Lukaku.

5'

Romelu Lukaku (Everton) Assists Shot at 5'

5'

Seamus Coleman (Everton) Throw In at 5'

3'

0 - 2

Goal! Everton 0, Chelsea 2. Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ramires with a through ball.

3'

Ramires (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 3'

3'

Gary Cahill (Chelsea) Free Kick at 3'

2'

Offside, Everton. Tim Howard tries a through ball, but Romelu Lukaku is caught offside.

1'

0 - 1

Goal! Everton 0, Chelsea 1. Diego Costa (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Cesc Fàbregas with a through ball.

1'

Cesc Fàbregas (Chelsea) Assists Shot at 1'

1'

Aiden McGeady (Everton) Blocked Pass at 1'

1'

First Half begins.

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Possession

62%
38%
  • Everton
  • Chelsea

Shots

17
12

Shots on target

7
8

Fouls

7
16

Corners

8
2

Yellow Cards

1
3

Red Cards

0
0

Everton

Everton3 - 6Chelsea
Everton2 - 2Arsenal
Leicester2 - 2Everton
Hull0 - 2Everton
Everton2 - 3Man City
Southampton2 - 0Everton

Chelsea

Everton3 - 6Chelsea
Chelsea2 - 0Leicester
Burnley1 - 3Chelsea
Cardiff1 - 2Chelsea
Chelsea0 - 0Norwich
Chelsea1 - 3Atlético

Head to Head

Everton3 - 6Chelsea
Chelsea1 - 0Everton
Everton1 - 0Chelsea
Chelsea2 - 1Everton
Everton1 - 2Chelsea
Everton2 - 0Chelsea

Everton

  • 24Tim Howard
  • 6Phil Jagielka
  • 3Leighton Baines
  • 23Seamus Coleman
  • 15Sylvain Distin
  • 11Kevin Mirallas
  • 7Aiden McGeady
  • -> Samuel Eto'o
  • 18Gareth Barry
  • 16James McCarthy
  • 14Steven Naismith
  • 10Romelu Lukaku
  • -> Muhamed Besic
  • Subs
  • 21Leon Osman
  • 4Darron Gibson
  • 26John Stones
  • 30Antolín Alcaraz
  • 1Joel Robles

Chelsea

  • 13Thibaut Courtois
  • 2Branislav Ivanovic
  • 26John Terry
  • 24Gary Cahill
  • 28César Azpilicueta
  • 7Ramires
  • 10Eden Hazard
  • -> Filipe Luis
  • 21Nemanja Matic
  • 4Cesc Fàbregas
  • -> Didier Drogba
  • 22Willian
  • -> John Obi Mikel
  • 19Diego Costa
  • Subs
  • 5Kurt Zouma
  • 14André Schürrle
  • 1Petr Cech
  • 17Mohamed Salah

Chelsea beat Everton in thriller

Chelsea came out on top in a nine-goal thriller against Everton encapsulated in two frantic goalscoring spells in either half at Goodison Park.

The visitors began with two goals in the first three minutes, but things unthinkably became even more chaotic after the break with five inside 11 minutes as both defences appeared to fall apart in the maelstrom.

Bizarrely it could have been even worse for Everton, as goalkeeper Tim Howard could easily have been sent off for handling outside his area after just eight minutes.

Conceding an early deficit ultimately cost the hosts, as Jose Mourinho's side went top of the Premier League, somewhat ironically after conceding three, on goal difference.

It had looked plain sailing after Diego Costa made it three goals in three matches since his B£32million move from Atletico Madrid and Branislav Ivanovic's disputed second.

Kevin Mirallas' brilliant header on the stroke of half-time gave the hosts hope, only for Seamus Coleman's own goal to hand the initiative back to Chelsea as the madness began.

Steven Naismith and Nemanja Matic traded goals before substitute Samuel Eto'o made it 4-3 against the club he left in the summer, only for Ramires to give Chelsea breathing space again and Costa to add a late second.

Up until Naismith's strike Chelsea appeared to have everything under control, with Costa showing the new attacking edge which was lacking from Mourinho's side last season.

It took just 35 seconds to dismiss fears over a suggested hamstring injury by scoring before Everton had even touched the ball from kick-off.

There has been plenty of debate about some of the sums being spent by English clubs in the current window, but Costa is already looking value for money after scoring with his third shot on target this season.

The Brazilian-born Spain international was a constant menace, lurking with intent on the shoulder of the last defender and regularly capitalising on Everton's inability to bafflingly play an offside trap which cost them two goals inside 170 seconds.

But for all the 25-year-old's threat, he still needs someone to provide the ammunition and that person is currently Cesc Fabregas, who more often than not found his compatriot with unerring accuracy.

The first goal game from exactly that source, as the former Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder threaded through a pass, catching the defence on their heels, for Costa to stride on to and dispatch past Howard.

In doing so he became only the second Chelsea player to score in his first three Premier League appearances for the club after Adrian Mutu.

More madcap defending saw last man Leighton Baines push out a fraction too slowly to make it obvious Ivanovic was offside - which he fractionally was - and the Serbian finished with the poise of a striker.

Such was the disbelief around Goodison even the electronic scoreboard took a couple of minutes to register the second goal, and Howard looked equally confused when he came clearly two yards outside his area to catch a through-ball before falling back inside the box.

A red card then would have ended Everton's afternoon, but Sylvain Distin's goal disallowed for offside after he followed in Romelu Lukaku's header against the crossbar suggested there was still fight in Roberto Martinez's side.

That materialised through Mirallas' glancing header from Coleman's cross, which was the first time Everton had got around the back six Chelsea had employed since going ahead so early.

Costa, put through again by Fabregras, was denied only by the outstretched leg of Howard before Eden Hazard's cross from the byline was turned in by Coleman.

But the game was far from over as a brilliant run by Lukaku took three defenders away with him to allow Aiden McGeady to pick out Naismith in space and make it 3-2.

Matic's strike then deflected in off Jagielka before Eto'o, who signed a two-year deal in the week, headed in Baines' free-kick within six minutes of coming off the bench.

Ramires' one-two with Matic provided Chelsea's crucial fifth and, after Mirallas volleyed against the post, Costa added his second in the 90th minute when substitute Muhamed Besic, making his debut, fluffed a backheel in the centre-circle which presented the Spain international with a run on goal.


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