- Richarlison scores 12th goal of season
- Sides combine for 30 shots
- Sigurdsson converts rebound after missing penalty
Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson scored second half goals as Everton handed Chelsea a 2-0 setback at Goodison Park on Sunday.
The loss keeps Chelsea in sixth place, three points behind Arsenal and one shy of Manchester United.
Everton is 11th with 40 points.
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Mostly, however, the first half was a series of Chelsea chances without finish, Pedro a particularly busy and influential member of the visitors.
The Spaniard had the ball in the back of the net off a free kick sent over the top of the Everton back line, but the linesman’s flag was raised for offside.
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12 – Richarlison has scored 12 goals in the Premier League this term – only three players have netted more in the competition in their debut season at Everton (15 each – Kanchelskis, Yakubu and Lukaku). Impact. pic.twitter.com/iKOAxAc6RB
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The second half began with a bang, the noise made when Andre Gomes saw his shot move off the cross bar.
Pickford then kept the lead in tact with a terrific low save on a Higuain drive through traffic.
Richarlison then won a penalty when he chipped a ball past Marcos Alonso and the Spaniard stepped on his foot. Sigurdsson saw his penalty saved by Arrizabalaga, but rolled in the rebound.
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