FT: Everton 1 Chelsea 2

Full Time. It's over. Chelsea end Everton's unbeaten home record with a 2-1 win over Goodison Park.

90+3
Chance! Jelavic miskicks on the half-volley from Baines' cross.

90+1
Torres has the chance to finish it but he dallies over the shot and Distin does brilliantly to block his effort.

90
There will be four minutes added time.

89
Oscar cuts in from a wide position and blasts a shot over the bar. Everton in a hurry now.

88
Distin with a defensive error and then Torres does well to win a corner.

86
Cole is booked.

85
Oscar replaces Mata for Chelsea.

84
Everton pushing hard for an equaliser as they pepper the Chelsea box.

82
Heitinga does well to block a shot from Moses.

81
Oviedo replaces Pienaar.

78
Barkley on for Hitzlsperger.

77
Vellios on for Naismith.

74
Moses on for Hazard.

Mata crossed for Hazard at the far post and his knockdown eventually found the Spaniard who drilled in a shot that Howard saved. But only as far as Lampard who shovelled the ball into the net from close range.

72
Goal! Frank Lampard with his second of the game!

70
Luiz goes in the book.

69
Chance! Jelavic sees a header come crashing back off the bar.

69
Anichebe with the lay-off and Osman sees a low effort saved by Turnbull.

68
Howard does brilliantly to claim the next corner under pressure from Cahill.

67
And it's cleared at the second attempt.

67
Torres with a snap-shot that Howard does well to keep out. Chelsea corner.

64
Pienaar booked for an ugly challenge on Luiz.

64
Heitinga lofts a ball forward and Everton's forwards are in behind the defence but the ball doesn't fall nicely for Naismith and Turnbull claims.

62
The ball is hooked into the box and Turnbull backtracks but just keeps the ball out despite his body being behind the line.

61
Luiz concedes a corner.

60
Pienaar with the backheel to get Baines away and he is fouled by Ramires just outside the area.

59
Osman wins a corner off Lampard.

58
Hitzlsperger with a threaded pass through to Jelavic but the forward is ruled offside. At the other end, Luiz spoons an effort over the bar.

56
But that's better from Torres. His back-flick finds Mata in space and then Hazard's flick finds Torres again but his shot - from an offside position - is well saved by Howard.

54
Osman gives the ball away on the edge of his own area and then Luiz plays a delicious looking chip over the back line but Torres' control lets him down and the chance is gone.

53
Everton have the chance to cross from a dangerous position but Pienaar chooses the wrong option. Then Luiz has the opportunity to break but his pass drifts out of play. Even game now.

51
Jagielka puts the ball behind for a corner but it is cleared.

49
Baines' injury is an unpleasant one. His shirt is ripped and he has a bloodied back so is off the field receiving treatment with Hitzlsperger charged with taking the free-kick that comes to nothing.

48
Cahill booked for a block on Baines.

46
Driving run from Anichebe and he goes down in the box to howls from the home crowd but nothing is given. Looked a tumble.

46
Chelsea kick-off and we are underway in the second half.

46
Turnbull on for Cech.

Half Time. Referee Howard Webb blows the whistle to bring a pulsating first half to a close. Everton hit Chelsea hard early on but the visitors showed good character to claw their way back into the contest.

45
There will be one minute of added time.

45
Baines nearly finds the head of Anichebe at the near post but the forward cannot find a connection.

44
Luiz concedes a free-kick for a foul on Pienaar.

Ramires crosses from the right and Lampard finds space to head neatly into the bottom corner of the net.

42
Goal! Chelsea equalise through Frank Lampard!

41
Lampard fires in a free-kick and the ball falls for Torres inside the area but his left-footed shot is deflected wide.

39
Anichebe crosses from deep but Naismith cannot turn the ball goalwards.

38
Lampard sees an ambitious effort from distance deflect safely into the arms of Howard.

36
Everton break through Pienaar who does brilliantly to deceive Luiz and then sets Jelavic away. Cech produces a finger-tip save to deny the forward.

34
Cole nearly gets on the end of a ball that fizzes across the Everton area. Signs of encouragement for Chelsea.

33
That's a quality ball from Ivanovic but Torres is outmuscled.

32
A rare touch for Torres but his pass to Hazard is a poor one.

31
But it comes to nothing this time.

31
But now the other side of Anichebe as he shows great strength to win a corner.

30
Jelavic lays the ball off to Anichebe but the forward gets his left-footed cross all wrong and it sails over the bar.

29
First period of concerted pressure from the visitors. Questions whether Everton can keep up this level of harrying until the interval.

27
Chance for Chelsea! Ramires with a powerful run and the ball dropped nicely for Mata inside the box but Howard was able to save with his legs.

25
Chelsea try to pass their way out from the back but concede a throw-in high up the field. Everton use it well to engineer space down the right and when the ball comes out to Osman he hits a fine shot that Cech does well to get down low to save.

23
The boot is on the other foot briefly as Osman and Anichebe are both dispossessed in quick succession but it comes to nothing. Chelsea just don't have time to play at the moment - it's all so rushed.

21
First effort from Chelsea but it's a wild one as Ramires takes a swing with his left foot and skews the ball well wide.

20
Prolonged build-up play by Everton on the left and when Pienaar swings in a cross, Cech and Jelavic both go up for the ball and miss it with a goal-kick the result.

19
Mata attempts a threaded pass to Torres but Distin is up to the challenge and gets ahead of the Chelsea man, forcing him to concede a foul.

17
Luiz tries to find Torres over the top but the forward gets crowded out. Torres has barely had a kick so far.

16
Better attacking play from Chelsea as Mata and Hazard get on the ball but the move breaks down when Ramires miscontrols.

14
More good football from Everton but Cech is off his line to claim Baines' low cross.

13
Hitzlsperger with the delivery but the referee has spotted a foul by Jelavic.

12
Wonderful play from Osman but Pienaar sees his cross cut out. Everton have a corner... and then another in quick succession.

10
Chelsea have their first attack of the game but the home side are defending well and the move breaks down.

8
It's Jelavic who takes it not Baines and the Croatian hits the post!

7
Foul by Cahill and a free-kick to Everton in a dangerous position.

7
Now it's Cech with a horrible goal-kick. Chelsea just haven't got started here.

5
But passes are going astray. Everton pressing well.

4
Chelsea starting to enjoy their first real possession of the game.

4
Everton continuing to press as Baines puts in another cross that Anichebe flicks on but Jelavic cannot reach.

Pienaar started and finished the move. He put Jagielka away down the right and the skipper's cross found the head of Anichebe at the far post. His header came back off the post but there was that man Pienaar to fire home the rebound.

2
Goal! Steven Pienaar with the early breakthrough!

1
Everton kick-off and we are underway.

One minute of applause at Goodison Park in honour of those Evertonians who passed away in 2012.

The players are out on the pitch, not long to go now until kick-off.

Thanks for all your feedback. Plenty of anticipation ahead of this one. Sorry I couldn't use all of your emails and Tweets but we're about to get underway.

Jordan: "Need Chelsea to win for £245.00! Hope the players put a shift in!"

"This is Stewart MacLaren from a bright & breezy Torrevieja in Spain saying that Everton will beat Chelsea 2-1 at Goodison Park this afternoon with good goals from Leon Osman & Nikica Jelavic."

Jack: "I'm a Chelsea fan and admit today is going to be hard for us but Everton without Fellaini is going to make the difference today, I predict 3 - 1 Chelsea. Torres with a brace!"

Plenty of people tipping Chelsea to just sneak the win here and Rafa Benitez does seem to have hit upon the right formula of late. David Moyes has had to juggle his team selection and is without key players. But perhaps it's an opportunity for the likes of Thomas Hitzlsperger to show they should be playing more regularly.

Lee: "Today will be a tough test for Chelsea but I think they will edge it 2-1. Great to see Lampard in the team."

John: "I agree with you when you said you think this will be a hard fought game but as a Chelsea fan who has seen a huge improvement from the team in recent matches, I reckon that they will just edge it or should I say I'm hoping they will. Fellaini missing is a huge plus for Chelsea and I'm hoping that Luiz can boss the midfield in his absence. If we can control midfield then I expect Mata to work his magic again today to help get us all 3 points. Should be a cracking game though."

Lewis: "I am a Chelsea fan and this is one of the games I haven't been looking forward to, because the form Everton have been in. But their star man is suspended, so that gives us hope. I didn't see us losing this anyway, but Everton will put up a good test. Baines and Pienaar the danger men. Chelsea to win 3-1. Mata, Torres and Piazon to come off the bench to score for Chelsea, Jelavic for Everton. Come on you Blues!"

Kenny: "As a Chelsea fan I think we are in for a tough one today. Hopefully scrape a draw 1-1 or 1-0 but Everton are a good side so wouldn't be surprised to lose!"

Gareth: "Everton to take an early lead. Chelsea to equalise in 90+ minutes. Textbook Everton."

But Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez has won five and drawn one of his last six Premier League meetings with Everton.

The Toffees have lost just one of their last eight Premier League games against Chelsea (W3 D4 L1).

Omar: "We will end that unbeaten streak because we are the Blues and we are European champions. Chelsea 2 Toffees 1."

Stelea says: "5-2 for Chelsea."

Sean: "Can't see Chelsea dropping points here although Everton will provide a sturdy test. I'm going for 3-2 Chelsea."

But they have conceded in each of their last 14 Premier League games, also the longest run in the Premier League this season.

Everton have also scored in each of their last 16 Premier League games; the longest-such run seen in the competition this season.

Everton are one of only two teams with an unbeaten home record in the Premier League this season (along with Stoke).

Shaun: "Got a funny feeling this will be a draw, gonna go for 2-2, maybe Everton to snatch it 2-1."

Connor: "How people can say Chelsea are out of the title race is beyond me. I feel Chelsea's midfield is going to be key in the game today."

Everton: Howard, Jagielka, Baines, Heitinga, Distin, Naismith, Pienaar, Hitzlsperger, Osman, Jelavic, Anichebe.

Chelsea: Cech, Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Cahill, Cole, Luiz, Lampard, Ramires, Mata, Hazard, Torres.

The teams are in and will be up shortly.

Nigel from Australia says: "I'm a crazy Liverpool fan so I'm not too sure who to go for here. Leaning towards Chelsea simply because Everton are without Fellaini!! 2-1 Chelsea!! Hopefully Torres can keep up his good form, even though most Liverpool fans despise him, he is a superstar! Wouldn't mind him back on Merseyside!"

Luke on Twitter: "Cannot see Chelsea getting a win today, especially with Everton having the home advantage. 3-2 to Everton!"

Any thoughts or predictions ahead of what should be a close-fought game? Let me know by email at adam.bate@bskyb.com or on Twitter @GhostGoal.

Our friends at Sky Bet have the odds for this one. Chelsea are the 11/8 favourites with Everton the 15/8 underdogs. The draw is available at 12/5.

Chelsea will go back to third if they can avoid defeat while Everton will leapfrog their visitors with three points here.

Welcome to our live and interactive text commentary of the Premier League clash between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 27 September 2014
12:45
Liverpool v Everton  
15:00
Chelsea v A Villa  
C Palace v Leicester  
Hull City v Man City  
Man Utd v West Ham  
Southampton v QPR  
Sunderland v Swansea  
17:30
Arsenal v Tottenham  
Sunday, 28 September 2014
16:00
West Brom v Burnley  
Monday, 29 September 2014
20:00
Stoke v Newcastle  
Saturday, 04 October 2014
15:00
Hull City v C Palace  
Leicester v Burnley  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Chelsea 5 9 13
2 Southampton 5 6 10
3 A Villa 5 0 10
4 Arsenal 5 4 9
5 Swansea 5 2 9
6 Man City 5 3 8
7 Leicester 5 1 8
8 West Ham 5 1 7
9 Tottenham 5 1 7
10 Hull City 5 0 6
11 Liverpool 5 -1 6
12 Man Utd 5 1 5
13 Stoke 5 -1 5
14 Everton 5 -2 5
15 C Palace 5 -2 5
16 West Brom 5 -4 5
17 Sunderland 5 -1 4
18 QPR 5 -8 4
19 Burnley 5 -3 3
20 Newcastle 5 -6 3

Updated Mon, 22 Sep 2014

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