He Chelsea tied 2-2 with the Everton after having eliminated Borussia Dortmund in the round of 16 of the Champions Leaguereiterating to the fans of the still present problems of the club of the Premier Leaguein a game where they wasted two advantages and allowed themselves to be tied in the final minutes.
Despite the great performance of joao felixwhich marked his second goal in Englandand of Kai Havertzwho has scored in three consecutive games, the Chelsea He gave away two points against one of the worst teams in the competition.
In an unthinkable defensive error in a team focused and aware of what is at stake, the Chelsea allowed the Evertonin it 89′will leave with a point of Stamford Bridge that tasted like victory for some and failure for others.
Because the result only worsens the mood for the ‘Blues‘, that this party needed to believe in breaking the real Madrid in the Champions Leaguebut it only helped him to see that his reaction is intermittent and not that of a club that aspires to win the highest European competition.
And that for many minutes, especially in the first half, was perceived in the Chelsea a change of attitude that culminated in the goal of joao felix after the break.
The Portuguese, who has been shining since his arrival in winter, deserved the goal. after a center of chilwell and a faulty clearance michael keanepicked up the ball in the area and took a shot that went wide and hit the post to now find the goal net.
His goal threw back the Londoners, who speculated too much and gave wings to a Everton no talent, but need. 20 minutes from the end, in one of those lotteries that involves an attack by those of Sean Dychea corner went to the head of Tarkowskiwhich prolonged so that doucoure The ball was combed and it slipped into the goal.
Havertz managed to clear the ball, but the clock of the umpire confirmed that the ball had crossed the line and what to Chelsea time was running out to take the three points.
It was a tall challenge for a team in a constant fight for the goal, but Tarkowski facilitated it with a childish penalty on James. She knocked down the Englishman clearly and the referee pointed to the point of penalty.
Havertzwhich already failed a first attempt against the Borussia Dortmunddeceived pickfordhe returned the mockery, for the attempt to destabilize the Englishman, and made an almost definitive 2-1.
But Chelsea suffered a final short circuit. in a ball, doucoure unloaded without pressure from Enzo. The ball reached ellis simmswho with the 50 on his back took off with astonishing ease from Koulibaly and beat Kepa in the 89th minute.
The last rush of Chelsea It was useless and the Londoners drop two more points and have the fourth place eleven away. He Everton is fifteenthwith 26 units, two above relegation and he still has an uphill fight ahead of him. the one of Everton it is with the rest of the teams, that of Chelsea with itself.
(With information from EFE)