Jorginho received the match proper on the finish of first half stoppage time after Ben Chilwell was adjudged to have been fouled within the field by Abdoulaye Doucoure.
Nizaar Kinsella was at Goodison Park the place Thomas Tuchel’s aspect edged previous their former supervisor.
Edouard Mendy – 6
The Blues goalkeeper made a number of huge saves at Goodison Park together with one from James Tarkowski’s header within the first half and Abdoulaye Doucoure within the second half. Nonetheless, he had points speaking together with his protection for balls in behind and flapped at a number of crosses. A combined day.
Cesar Azpilicueta – 5
The Chelsea captain struggled with the tempo of the Toffees assault as they performed three wingers in a ahead line with no strikers accessible. Regardless of the positivity of renewing his contractthere are indicators that his pre-season wasn’t the perfect preparation for the brand new season with Barcelona attempting to show his head.
Thiago Silva – 8
One other season has ticked by and Chelsea’s very personal Benjamin Button continues to orchestrate his defence. The important thing chief on the again even amid a number of recent signings. He made an important block to cease Demarai Grey scoring early within the second half and lower out one other counter assault involving him and Anthony Gordon.
Kalidou Koulibaly – 6
His spectacular by way of ball to Chilwell led to the penalty incident however at instances he appeared a little bit shocked on the depth of Premier League soccer. He ought to have been booked for persistent fouling within the second-half however Craig Pawson was forgiving. He did, nevertheless, look glorious in possession all through.
Reece James – 7
Reece James had a flat pre-season however when the actual motion started he stepped again up. He produced some nice crosses, created quite a few possibilities and performed each proper and left wing again through the match.
N’Golo Kante – 7
A dogged midfield show towards among the best battlers within the league. He produced a strong, sometimes Kante show. He additionally threatened from midfield making underlapping runs on the wingers to offer another choice. He linked nicely with Sterling particularly.
Jorginho – 6
The Brazil-born Italian’s tempo setting sport was largely disrupted by a dynamic and bodily Everton midfield. His coolly taken penalty was clear spotlight of his match, slotting dwelling towards a goalkeeper in Jordan Pickford who saved his penalty within the Euro 2020 closing. Curiously, he used a special and extra typical approach this time after the England goalkeeper telegraphed his final effort.
Ben Chilwell – 6
Endurance is required with Ben Chilwell who appeared off the tempo at Goodison Park. He received the penalty with an clever run however his contact and passing wasn’t on the excessive degree earlier than the harm. It is comprehensible provided that that is his first aggressive begin in nearly 9 months.
Mason Mount – 5
Considered one of Mason Mount’s extra nameless shows. So usually both Chelsea’s savior or only a strong performer, he might hardly get into the match away at Everton. Nonetheless, he had two photographs on aim and his passing was comparatively tidy.
Kai Havertz – 5
A fairly toothless efficiency from the Blues’ goal man. The Germany worldwide noticed an early header saved and two additional photographs however did not actually come near scoring.
Raheem Sterling – 7
Raheem Sterling was each a artistic pressure and threatened to attain. His hyperlink up play with the midfield was glorious and he appeared proper at it in his debut. He’ll nonetheless have wished a aim however was seconds away from scoring after following up Kante’s shot to notch early on. He was marginally and rightly referred to as offside however what a debut it might have been.
Marc Cucurella – 7
A extremely shiny however transient debut after approaching within the seventy fifth minute. He produced his standard excessive depth show with clever motion to supply underlapping and overlapping runs. He nearly produced an excellent low-cross help for Sterling however the shot was brilliantly blocked.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek – 6
His direct working out of place at wing-back nearly noticed him with a one-on-one, solely to be pulled down by Vitalii Myolenko. If Chelsea do not signal a brand new right-sided defender, the homegrown star will discover himself at wing-back way more usually.
Christian Pulisic – 6
Fueled by his standard frustration at being left on the bench, the USA captain put lots of vitality into his aspect’s assault. He had a shot simply over within the 89th minute. He did very well to win a free-kick when Chelsea had been hanging onto victory within the 98th minute after an extended punt up-field.
Armando Broja – 6
He produced a skilful dribble within the 88th-minute to supply a quick look into his direct means to drive at a defence. It was one thing he excelled at on mortgage at Southampton. His header on the right track was additionally saved within the 96th-minute
Unused subs: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Trevoh Chalobah, Conor Gallagher, Hakim Ziyech