It was Richarlison’s ninth goal in all competitions this season and eighth in the Premier League. He is Everton’s top scorer and also has four assists to his name in the top flight.
Everton came close to adding to their lead shortly after through Vitaliy Mykolenko. However, the Ukraine left-back fired over when in on goal.
Chelsea then started to dominate proceedings and Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was called upon to pull off a couple of stunning saves.
Everton went into the match in 18th place in the table, five points from safety, after Burnley turned it around to beat Watford on Saturday. Meanwhile, Chelsea were attempting to solidify third spot.
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