Vitaliy Mykolenko launched a goal attack that saved Everton from defeat.
On Saturday, March 18, the match of the 28th round of the English Premier League took place, in which Chelsea hosted Everton.
The meeting was held at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London and ended in a draw with a score of 2:2.
The teams did not score in the first half. At the start of the second half of the game, Chelsea took the lead – in the 52nd minute, a goal for the Blues was scored by Joao Felix. The Toffees equalized in the 69th minute thanks to a goal from Abdoulaye Dukouré. In the 76th minute, Kai Havertz converted a 11-meter kick and put the Londoners ahead again.
Chelsea failed to keep the winning score – in the 90th minute, Vitaliy Mikolenko launched an Everton attack, which ended in a goal for the Londoners. The goal was scored by Ellis Simms.
“Chelsea” – “Everton” – 2:2
Naked: Felix, 52, Havertz, 76 – Ducouret, 69, Simms, 89
Chelsea: Arrizabalaga, Fofana (Chaloba, 86), Koulibaly, Badiashil, James, Fernandes, Kovacic (Loftus-Cheek, 81), Chilwell, Pulisic (Gallagher, 62), Havertz, Felix (Chukwemeka, 86)
EvertonCast: Pickford, Coleman (Mikolenko, 84), Keene, Tarkowski, Godfrey, Iwobi, Doukure, Guie (Simms, 79), Onana, McNeil, Gray
WarningsCast: James Coulibaly – McNeil Gouille
Note that the Ukrainian Chelsea winger Mykhailo Mudryk was in the application for this match, but did not enter the field, having spent the whole game on the bench.
Everton defender Vitaliy Mikolenko came off the bench in the 84th minute. The Ukrainian received 6.1 points from the WhoScored statistical portal.
As a result of this confrontation, Chelsea scored 38 points and remained in tenth position in the Premier League standings. Everton are 15th with 26 points.
Chelsea will face Aston Villa on April 1st and Everton will take on Tottenham Hotspur on April 3rd.