- Everton vs Chelsea's Premier League encounter ended 3-1 in favor of the hosts
- Toffees came up with a surprise 3-1 win over fourth placed Chelsea in an exciting encounter
- Dominic Calvert Lewin scored a brace while Richarlison also netted with Chelsea's Kovacic scoring the Blues only goal
- Chelsea have now lost three of their last four Premier League matches
- Meanwhile, this was Everton caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson's first win and it came in emphatic fashion
Everton looked a rejuvenated side as they put their past woes aside to beat fourth place Chelsea 3-1 in their first match since the sacking of Marco Silva.
Overseen by caretaker manager and former Tofee Duncan Ferguson, Everton were off to a flyer right from the start and it only took them five minutes to break the deadlock.
Brazilian Richarlison rose highest to meet a Theo Walcott cross to send the Everton faithful into delirium.
Chelsea lacked their cutting edge and this was largely because of Everton’s high press game which forced mistakes on the London side.
The game was fairly open but the next goal belonged to Everton once again as striker Dominic Calvert Lewin struck a second right after half time.
Lampard’s boys’ character would be tested at 2-0 down though they responded swiftly as Matteo Kovacic hit a superb volley past Everton keeper Jordan Pickford.
Chelsea pressed for an equalizer as Mason Mount skewed a shot wide while fullback Ceasar Azpilicueta saw his effort saved.
Against the run of play, Calvert Lewin found his second goal and Everton’s third after a mix up in the Chelsea defence to put the game beyond doubt.
The win takes Everton away from the bottom three while for Chelsea, it will be back to the drawing board as they have now lost three of their past four Premier League games.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Olivier Giroud lauded Chelsea chiefs for the appointment of club legend Frank Lampard as the new coach of the club.
The 41-year-old succeeded former boss Maurizio Sarri after signing a three year deal with the Premier League club this summer.
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