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Everton trash Chelsea 2-0 at Goodison Park


Mauricio Pochettino and Chelsea faced further setbacks in their Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday.

Abdoulaye Doucoure and Lewis Dobbin secured goals for the hosts in the second half, leaving Chelsea unable to mount a comeback and salvage any points from the Merseyside encounter.

Everton, led by Sean Dyche, clinched their third consecutive victory despite a 10-point deduction, now sitting four points clear of the relegation zone.

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On the contrary, Chelsea suffered their third consecutive away defeat, placing them in 12th position and intensifying pressure on manager Mauricio Pochettino.

The first half lacked excitement, with neither side posing a serious threat. Everton struggled with firepower, and Chelsea displayed a lack of coherence.

The closest chance came from Jordan Pickford, who saved Cole Palmer’s long-range curler.

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However, Everton elevated their performance after halftime, securing the lead in the 54th minute as Doucoure finished skillfully following Dwight McNeill’s impressive work.

In contrast, Chelsea struggled to create opportunities, and Pochettino’s substitutions failed to provide a spark.

In added time, Lewis Dobbin capitalized on a poor punch to score his first goal for Everton, sealing the victory and marking a challenging outing for Chelsea.

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