Everton beat Chealsea 2-0 at Goodison Park

Zeenews Sports Bureau


Goodison Park : Goodison Park again witnesses a major upset as Steven Pienaar and Denis Stracqualursi struck on either side of the halves to give Everton a morale boosting 2- 0 victory over a hapless Chelsea. The Blues are in total disarray and with this loss their chances to grab the final Champions League spot is in major jeopardy.

93’ SUBSTITUTION Shane Duffy replaces goal scorer Denis Stracqualursi .

87’ SUBSTITUTION Tony Hibbert comes in place of Darron Gibson for Everton.

77’ DOUBLE SUBSTITUTION Ashley Cole hobbles off as Ryan Bertrand comes in to replace him. Also Chelsea’s most impressive player of the day Juan Mata is taken off for Romelu Lukaku.

74’ SUBSTITUTION Everton’s hero Steven Pienaar gets a standing ovation at his second homecoming as he is replaced by Royston Drenthe

70’ !!! GOAL !!! Everton are 2 up as Denis Stracqualursi strikes. It started off with Phil Neville winning the ball from Ashley Cole. The loose ball was then taken by Landon Donovan as he dribbled past two Chelsea defenders putting the ball into the box where Stracqualursi intercepted hitting a low one past Peter Cech.

67’ SUBSTITUTION Florent Malouda in for Michael Essien

58’ YELLOW CARD to Fernando Torres. Target again was Steven Pienaar.

50’ YELLOW CARD to José Bosingwa as he tried to stop a marching Steven Pienaar.

Half time at Goodison Park with everton leading one goal to nil courtesy Steven Pienaar's 5th minute strike .

40’ YELLOW CARD Raúl Meireles who dragged back Stracqualursi.

5` GOAL !!! by Steven Pienaar as Everton took the lead. He`s played in over the top and the Chelsea back line are caught off-guard, and the South African absolutely crashes the ball into the roof of the net.

Everton Line-up

Tim Howard, Phil Neville, Johnny Heitinga, Sylvain Distin, Leighton Baines, Landon Donovan, Darron Gibson, Marouane Fellaini, Steven Pienaar , Tim Cahill, Denis Stracqualursi.

Manager: David Moyes

Chelsea Line-up

Petr Cech, Jose Bosingwa, David Luiz, Branislav Ivanovic, Ashley Cole, Raul Meireles, Michael Essien, Frank Lampard, Daniel Sturridge, Fernando Torres, Juan Mata

Manager: Andre Villas-Boas

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