Everton will not want to remember, remember the fifth of November.
The Toffees were totally blown apart this Bonfire Night as they lost 5-0 to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Below, we round up the game using numbers.
Chelsea’s THREE points for winning this match take them to FIRST place in the Premier League table.
Antonio Conte’s side now have 25 points from their first 11 matches, giving them a points-per-game average of 2.27.
Chelsea have the best goal-difference in the Premier League too, with +17, having scored more goals – TWENTY-SIX – than any other team, while only Tottenham Hotspur have conceded fewer goals than the Blues.
Three of Chelsea’s goals came during the first half, while their first two – scored by Eden Hazard and Marcos Alonso – were separated by just SEVENTY seconds. Hazard broke the deadlock with 18.03 on the clock, before Alonso slotted home on 19.13.
There were just TWENTY-THREE seconds of play between Everton kicking off following Chelsea’s first goal and the ball hitting the net for the second.
Chelsea had to wait a bit longer for their third. Diego Costa made it 3-0 in the 42nd minute when he notched his NINTH goal in ELEVEN Premier League games.
Hazard’s second of the match, which made it 4-0, was his SEVETH goal in ELEVEN games.
Pedro scored Chelsea’s fifth after providing TWO assists – taking his Premier League tally to FIVE set-ups for the season.
The general match stats reflected Chelsea’s dominance, with the London side enjoying 60% of possession.
Meanwhile, Chelsea registered TWENTY shots. compared to Everton’s ONE.