Did we not tell you this fixture never fails to produce the excitement, well it did tonight with a 3-3 draw. Last of those goals came in the 98th minute with John Terry scoring from an offside position.
On the stroke of final whistle, we take a look at Chelsea vs Everton Player Ratings, which was incredibly hard to judge after a number of match-defining performances tonight.
Chelsea Player Ratings vs Everton
Courtois – (6.5) Made a massive save from Miralles late on to save the game.
Ivanovic – (6) Kept his attacking intents in check, one of his better games.
Terry – (6) Guilty for the own goal, but redeemed with that leveler.
Zouma – (7) The Frenchman was outstanding against Lukaku & Barkely.
Azpilicueta – (6) Handled Everton’s pressure well and was an outlet all night.
Mikel – (5) Too defensive in his approach tonight.
Matic – (5.5) Nothing productive from the Serbian, Chelsea played well after his exit.
Pedro – (6) He delivered key balls from the left wing, one of his better games.
Fabregas – (7) After moving to the playmaker role, he was outstanding.
Willian – (6.5) Key to Chelsea’s inspired second half revival.
Costa – (6.5) He scored, he tried and he used his aggression to team’s good.
Oscar (6), Kenedy (5), Remy (NA)
Everton Player Ratings vs Chelsea
Howard – (6) Sold out for Costa’s goal, held his own throughout the game.
Oviedo – (6.5) Left back playing on the right delivered a key performance tonight.
Stones – (6.5) Composure, vision and ability were on show from the Englishman.
Jagielka – (6.5) His return has made Everton even better, he stood like a wall.
Baines – (7) Best player on the night as he supplied 2 assists.
Barry – (6) Playmaker in the first half, while defensive shield in the 2nd.
Besic – (6) Nothing flashy, but was mightily effective alongside Barry.
Miralles – (6.5) Only the 4th start this season, had a massive impact with a wonder strike.
Barkley – (7) This guy is getting better with each game he plays, outstanding display.
Lennon – (6) Could not trouble too much with his service but his speed was key.
Lukaku – (6.5) Kept Terry & Zouma at check throughout the game.
Funes-Mori (6), Deulofeu (5), Pienaar (NA)
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