Chelsea defeated Everton 2-0 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, and the scoreline could easily have been a repeat of the 5-0 defeat Everton suffered at the Bridge last season.
See some key stats from the game:
Chelsea’s dominance was clearly evident as the Blues had 18 attempts on goal overall: seven on target, a further seven blocked and eight struck from inside the box. Pedro with four had the most. Everton had seven attempts in total, five of which came in the final 10 minutes. And the Toffees had just seven touches in our box to cap off a frustrating performance.
Willian seemed to be the most dangerous player on the pitch, with a game-high four dribbles while Cesc Fabregas made 88 passes, the most in the game.
Defensively, Chelsea were also great against Everton. Marcos Alonso stood out with a game-high six tackles and was closely followed by N’Golo Kante who made five. Azpilicueta and Kante made two interceptions apiece with David Luiz responsible for six clearances.
David Luiz, Alonso and Rudiger all won three defensive aerial duels, the joint-most on the pitch.