EPL: Chelsea vs Everton

Although not in a very stable form like today, but with a big advantage when playing at home, Chelsea is being highly appreciated by experts in the match against Everton in the 17th round of the English Premier League. It’s not just a victory and it will most likely be a big win for the London team.

With having to dominate so much energy in the Champions League front with Zenit St. Petersburg before, but still did not get any beneficial results, which affected Chelsea’s ability to fight in the domestic league. Specifically, in the last 16 of the Premier League, when only receiving the 15th-ranked team like Leeds United to the home field, the Blues had to struggle to win with a score of 3-2. With this draw, although the Stamford Bridge home team is still in 3rd place with 36 points, it still cannot close the gap with the two top teams, the closest is Liverpool with 1 point.

Looking at their achievements in the last 4 rounds, Chelsea is showing signs of instability when coach Thomas Tuchel’s army has not won 2 matches. However, it can be quickly restored by the opponent in this round 17 Premier League match, the Blues only have to welcome a team that is playing badly like Everton as a guest at home.

With the defeat against Crystal Palace in the last round, Everton also had to drop 1 place in the Premier League table with 14th place when they got 18 points. The opportunity for The Toffees to score for themselves was over when they did not know how to grasp it, in the next round, the Merseyside team had to face the name that is in the Top 4, Chelsea.

Over the last 5 rounds, they have only won 1 match against Arsenal, the remaining 4 defeats. Knowing that this performance for a team with many ambitions is too bad and with it is not a small disadvantage when playing away, Everton will face a lot of hardships in this round. Since March 2020, The Toffees have also had 2 encounters with Liverpool and both had to receive defeat.

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