Five things we learnt from Chelsea 5-0 Everton
Chelsea 5-0 Everton. Chelsea FIVE…. Everton NIL. As far as statements of intent in the title race this early in the season go, Antonio Conte’s side sent out a serious one against a Toffees side many were tipping to cause an upset before kick-off with a resounding win.
From the moment Eden Hazard’s opener went in after 18 minutes the London club didn’t look back, with Marcos Alonso, Diego Costa the Belgian again and Pedro completing the victory with 25 minutes to spare. Indeed, Conte was able to withdraw some of his key men before the final whistle and play exhibition football as the Merseysiders desperately willed the final whistle to come and put them out of their mystery.
It’s often hard to learn much from such huge margins of victory, but we at FFC Towers took a lot from this one, and here are FIVE things we learnt…