Chelsea Drops more Points in Premier League Race after Draw against Everton
On Thursday, December 16th, 2021 Chelsea sadly failed to play up to their possible as they conceded a draw against Everton with a final tally of 1 to 1. Following the tied match versus Everton on Thursday Chelsea eventually dropped a lot more points in the English Premier League (EPL) title race.
Chelsea undoubtedly conceded the equalizer in this contest during the 77th – minute of match play to the inferior and injury plagued Everton. Although Chelsea was playing with out the solutions of the majority of their strikers due to the COVID – 19 virus or some other illness, they still discovered it troublesome to breakdown and choose apart Everton’s makeshift defense up until the 70th – minute of the game. That is when Reece James orchestrated a counterattack sooner or later feeding Mason Mount who scored a objective for the 4th – consecutive English Premier League match.
Chelsea’s defense lately has been struggling mightily, and it was after again deconstructed as the 19 – year – old defenseman, Jarrad Branthwaite, who was only playing in this contest due to the fact that Everton’s roster has been depleted because of their present injury troubles, found the back of the net when shooting from the far post on a free of charge – kick.
Chelsea has come out victorious in just two of their preceding 5 – English Premier League matches, and they have drastically dropped out of the lead in the league table not too long ago. Chelsea’s football club is not presently sitting in 3rd – location in the EPL, and they are four – points in back of the now 1st – location Manchester City 17 – matches into the 2021 – 2022 season.
The manager of Chelsea, Thomas Tuchel, can only watch in amazement as his club drew at house to Manchester United (6th – location in EPL) as nicely as losing at West Ham (5th – location in EPL) more than the course of that five – match stretch, and they somehow only managed to defeat Leeds the previous weekend due to a fortunate stoppage – time penalty.
Tuchel and Chelsea better tighten up items surrounding their club in order to steer clear of falling even further behind in the 2021 – 2022 English Premier League table. There was no excuse for Chelsea drawing against Everton last Thursday.
“I would be far more concerned if we were totally out of type and constantly conceding the very first objective and struggling to come back,” the head coach of Chelsea Thomas Tuchel expressed. “Maybe that would be less difficult to analyze. I do not believe it is so effortless to analyze our scenario.”
“We could be sat here,” Tuchel goes on to say. “Talking about a three – win that would be great due to the fact of the players we missed, but again it is mistakes that has expense us. No, we did not go over 1 second about it. I do not even know the guidelines and am not interested in being aware of them, I just prepare my team. We knew at 12 o’clock who was ready to play and who was out. And the focus is constantly for the guys who play.”
Everton’s head coach Rafa Benitez stated, “You can say that, simply because we have so many problems, with injuries, with illness. The way the group played, reacted when we conceded, showed character. It is a excellent point, not just the point but the way we claimed it. Everyone realized how critical and how tough it was afterwards.”
The Associated Press News Services. “Chelsea held 1 – 1 by Everton, drops a lot more points in title race”. The Related Press. December 16, 2021.
“English Premier League Table 2021 – 22”. ESPN. December 17, 2021.