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  • Updated: March 18, 2023

EPL: Everton Halt Chelsea's Winning Streak At Four, Share Point In 3-3 Draw

EPL: Everton Halt Chelsea's Winning Streak At Four, Share Po

Ellis Simms

In a dramatic Premier League encounter on Saturday, Everton produced a gutsy performance to earn a valuable point in their battle to avoid relegation, despite twice falling behind, Sean Dyche's men showed resilience to grab a late equalizer and deny Chelsea a fourth consecutive win.

The game started at a high tempo, with both sides creating chances in the opening minutes. Chelsea, who were dominating possession, nearly took the lead through Mateo Kovacic's volley that went just wide of the post. Everton goalkeeper, Jordan Pickford, then produced a crucial save to deny Joao Felix, who was a constant threat with his quick feet and clever movement.

It was Felix who eventually opened the scoring early in the second half, with his second goal for Chelsea since joining on loan from Atletico Madrid in January. Everton, however, responded well, with Abdoulaye Doucoure equalizing soon after.

The game looked to be heading Chelsea's way when Kai Havertz converted a late penalty to put them 2-1 up, but Everton refused to give up. And with just seconds remaining, Ellis Simms, who was on loan at Sunderland earlier in the season, scored his first goal for Everton to secure a point for his team.

The result was a crucial one for Everton, who extended their unbeaten run to three games and moved two points clear of the relegation zone. For Chelsea, it was a missed opportunity to cement their position in the top four.

However, the game was marred by homophobic chanting from some Everton fans. This was a sour note on what was otherwise a memorable match, with both teams giving their all in a fiercely contested encounter.

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