Chelsea vs Everton final Live Football Match Score 2023

Chelsea vs Everton final Live Football Match 2023

It was another tough day for Chelsea as they fell to defeat yet again under Graham Potter. This time it was a 2-0 loss to Tottenham, the first time the Blues have lost at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the league. The lack of response from Potter’s side in the second half added fuel to the fire though with fans continuing to vent their anger towards the team once more.Graham Potter’s position as Chelsea boss is looking increasingly untenable following the Blues’ latest loss to Tottenham. Chelsea looked hapless in their 2-0 defeat to London rivals Spurs in what was the Stamford Bridge outfit’s 10th loss in 11 games this year. And the club’s latest defeat means Potter now has the worst record of any Blues manager in Premier League history, with him securing a paltry two victories in his last 15 league outings.

Figures provided by The Sun show that the ex-Brighton boss Potter has a cringing win percentage of just 27.8% – putting him lower than the likes of flop Blues bosses Rafa Benitez, Luiz Felipe Scolari and Andre-Villas Boas. Another one of PSG’s ex-bosses Poch have also been touted to replace Potter at Stamford Bridge. Poch has been out of management since he was sacked by the French outfit last summer. But the Blues may have their work cut out convincing the Argentine to take the job after it was claimed via The Sun that he rejected Chelsea’s recent advances to be their ‘Plan B’ if Potter was axed. And then there’s the small matter that he managed the Blues’ bitter rivals Tottenham in the past, but seeing as he was sacked by Spurs, the 50-year-old may not feel any loyalty towards his former employers.

The Stamford Bridge faithful could take some time to warm up to Poch after he managed Spurs. But if he can help them storm back up the table, it’s likely that all will be forgiven. Diego Simeone is another high-profile name that’s been linked with a switch to Stamford Bridge. He could be just what the Blues need to bring in some silverware after winning two La Liga titles, two Europa Leagues and two Copa del Reys with Atletico. And the timing for a move to London could be perfect for the Argentine following Atletico’s indifferent campaign thus far. He opened up about the fact he could leave the after Atletico crashed out of the Copa del Rey to Real Madrid in January.

Simeone said: “My contract depends a lot on how we finish the club. Every season finale we get together to see how we continue. This year will not be the exception. It is more complex than what you suggest. You will find out when the season ends what will happen.” Just like Simeone, Zidane enjoyed incredible success in La Liga, albeit with Atletico’s bitter rivals Real Madrid. The iconic Frenchman led Real to two La Liga titles and three Champions League trophies across two spells in the Spanish capital. And he could be lining up a return to the game after being out of work for nearly two years. It was thought he was holding out for the France national job, but ex-team-mate Didier Deschamps still holds the role although Les Bleus lost their World Cup crown to Argentina at the Qatar World Cup.

But again, PSG are admirers of Zidane, so the Blues will have to see off the Parisiens in an attempt to lull Zidane to West London. If the Blues manage to snag Zidane, it will give them one over rivals Manchester United who were keen on the 50-year-old who turned them down before recruiting Erik ten Hag. The message from the owners remains one of wanting to provide support and backing, and yet the growing feeling around Chelsea is that the next two games will ultimately be make or break for head coach Graham Potter. Chelsea’s run is not just testing the faith of the owners, with senior players said to be concerned over whether or not Potter can turn the situation around, new signings shocked by the pressure they are already under and anger among those who are having to be left out of the matchday squad.

Todd Boehly was at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday to see Chelsea’s latest defeat and is scheduled to be joined by co-controlling owner Behdad Eghbali for the games against Leeds United and Borussia Dortmund at Stamford Bridge. Given the current circumstances, that feels significant enough and even if he were not sacked immediately after the Dortmund game if Chelsea have failed to win either of their next two matches, those around the club, including players, believe there would ultimately be no way back. Rather than looking to Mikel Arteta for inspiration, as he did after Sunday’s defeat by Tottenham, Potter and Chelsea might be better to look at Mauricio Pochettino’s start to life at Spurs nine years ago for encouragement that all hope of a turnaround is not lost.

There is plenty of sympathy and understanding for what many believe is the impossible situation Potter has been placed in trying to manage such a bloated squad, but his enforced decisions are provoking frustration and some anger. Mina is out of contract at the Toffees this summer and it wouldn’t be surprising to see the senior centre-back move away from the Premier League. The report from radaresportes claims that Mineiro has had their “eye” on Mina, however, they aren’t the only Brazilian club interested in his signature. Things have become stale and difficult for Mina at Goodison Park and it’s fairly clear that the veteran defender isn’t part of Sean Dyche’s plans.

And with his contract nearing its end, a move away from Merseyside may be the best solution for all parties involved in this one. Injuries haven’t helped Mina fully get a chance at Everton either but his lack of appearances this season and last prove he is now surplus to requirements. Getting players like Mina off the wage bill to free up funds for fresh new talents has to be one of the priorities of the club’s hierarchy this summer. If Mina was fit and firing all the time this would be a completely different story, nevertheless, he isn’t and his constant lack of availability has become far too frustrating. Cashing in during the January transfer window would have been the sensible option to take as now it looks like Everton will have to make peace with receiving nothing for the Colombian.

Aston Villa’s quality in the final third told as they returned to winning ways with a professional performance and some sharp finishing at lowly Everton on Saturday. Ollie Watkins converted a penalty and Emiliano Buendia sealed the win with a fine goal in the second half to ensure a comfortable afternoon’s work. While Everton have struggled for the most part this season, and remain very much in a relegation battle, they had posted consecutive wins and clean sheets at Goodison Park prior to this clash against Villa, with new boss Sean Dyche inspiring them to successes over Arsenal and Leeds. To that end, this might’ve been considered a banana skin for a Villa side who’d lost their last three matches – albeit including meetings with the top two.

Still, they wrapped up the three points in the second half with Watkins’ fifth goal in as many games and substitute Buendia’s strike which settled matters. It means an enjoyable weekend for Villa supporters, but for Everton fans it’s more concern and worry amid their battle to survive. This is what their fanbase made of Villa on Saturday. Potter claimed Mateo Kovacic had missed the Tottenham game through illness and said Trevoh Chalobah, Marc Cucurella, Carney Chukwuemeka and David Datro Fofana were “unfortunate” to be left out of the squad. Cesar Azpilicueta travelled to Tottenham, but was unavailable after suffering concussion against Southampton.

Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, who lost his place to Kepa Arrizabalaga and has turned down at least one new contract offer from Chelsea, has seemingly not been in any rush to return from surgery he underwent on a fractured finger almost two months ago. A petition that was immediately created after the defeat by Spurs demanding the sacking of Potter can be attributed to keyboard warriors, despite receiving over 30,000 signatures by Monday morning, and Boehly will be relieved that he will not have been able to hear chanting against the 47-year-old from his seat in the directors’ box.

The fear is that will change if Chelsea go behind against Leeds in front of their own fans on Saturday or if they crash out of the Champions League to Borussia Dortmund next Tuesday which would put the nail in the coffin of any dreams of qualifying for next season’s competition. Chelsea have tried to liken their faith in Potter to Arsenal’s backing of Arteta and Potter even claimed to have spoken to people ahead of the Spurs game about watching the All or Nothing documentary and the comparisons which could be drawn.

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