Chelsea are set to take on Everton in the English League Cup game on Wednesday night, 25 October 2017 at Stamford Bridge. This will be the round of 16 game in the Carabao Cup and manager less Everton will be hoping to bounce back from that 5-2 defeat against Arsenal. Antonio Conte is set to make several changes in the starting lineup which will give Everton an oppertunity to get the better of Chelsea and make a good run in this competition. The game will kickoff at around 19;45 UK time and skysports has the live coverage in the UK.
Short Match Preview & Team News:. Chelsea completed a comprehensive league double over Everton last season winning 5-0 at home and beating them 3-0 at Goddison Park. However a lot has changed since than in both camps with several key players from that Chelsea squad either missing or out injured while Everton has brought in number of players to bolster their starting lineup with both experience and flair.
Chelsea 2-0 Everton Highlights
[ Premier League 2017-18 Match ]
27′ 1 – 0 Cesc Fabregas scored the opening goal of the game in 28th minute to put Chelsea in lead at Stamford Bridge.
40′ 2 – 0 Alvaro Morata made it 2-0 against a very poor Everton side who looked toothless for most of the first half.
Everton 0-3 Chelsea – April 2017
[ Premier League 2017 Match ]
45′ [ Hal-time Report ] Both teams had chances to score in first 45 minutes specially Hazard and Chelsea who came close to score couple of times.
66′ 0 – 1 Pedro Rodriguez scores midway through second half and put Chelsea 1-0 in lead.
79′ 0 – 2 Gary Cahill
87′ 0 – 3 Willian
Everton are coming into this game on the back of couple of great performances against Stoke City and Manchester City. First they defeated Stoke 1-0 thanks to Wayne Rooney goal in opening game of the season and they almost got three points against City at Etihad with Rooney again on scoresheet only for a defensive error which lead to equalizer towards the end of second half.
Chelsea 5-0 Everton – 05 November 2016
[ English Premier League 2016-17 ]
19′ 1 – 0 Eden Hazard scored early in first half to make it 1-0 for Chelsea after dominant start by the 2015 champions.
20′ 2 – 0 Marcos Alonso made it 2-0 minute later as Chelsea took full control of the game.
42′ 3 – 0 Diego Costa pretty much end the contest just before the break making it 3-0.
56′ 4 – 0 Eden Hazard scored another absolute top notch Chelsea goal after 23 passes and Pedro superb back hell pass to Hazard who scored in near post.
65′ 5 – 0 Pedro Rodriguez tapped home from a rebound of Hazard’s shot to make it 5-0
Possible Starting Lineups: Chelsea might still be without their talisman Eden Hazard who is recovering from injury but might just be named on bench. Deigo Costa is unlikely to be involved with Chelsea squad again under Conte while Cahill will miss through suspenion. Alvaro Morata should start upfront with Pedro, Willian starting in attacking roles.
On this page we will have the goals video from the match as soon as they are scored while immediately after the final whistle match highlights will be placed here in english and other commentaries. You can also expect to see longer highlights with BBC Motd highlights of Chelsea-Everton encounter available later in the night.
Predictions:If Chelsea has really turn their form around this will be the perfect game to judge it as Everton has the tendancy to up their game a notch when they take on so called big teams in the league. Former Chelsea player Romelu Lukaku is in superb form of late and he will be the key man for Everton. I am going with a 2-1 away win for Everton against Chelsea.