Everton vs Chelsea: Prediction expert gives prediction

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According to prediction expert Jones Knows, Chelsea will play a score draw against Everton.

Speaking to Sky Sports, he said: “Can Chelsea go all the way this season? It’s too early to answer that one – but we’ll certainly know more after this trip to Goodison Park.

“Yes, Everton aren’t quite the top-four contenders some had them out to be, but they are a force going forward when Richarlison is available for selection.

“In the eight games he’s started, Everton average 2.3 goals and create just under 11 chances per 90 minutes. That’s top-six standard football.

“His positioning off the left is very tricky for defenders to pick up as his game is all about being direct and getting into dangerous positions – it’s an area Chelsea struggled with against Leeds with Patrick Bamford’s goal coming from an attack down that side. Richarlison’s dynamic with Dominic Calvert-Lewin isn’t quite Harry Kane and Heung-Min Son levels of chemistry but the potential is certainly there on what we’ve seen this season.

“Richarlison has assisted three of Calvert-Lewin’s 11 goals this season – it’s 12/1 for that combination to come up trumps again this weekend.

“In what is likely to be an explosive game involving two deadly attacks, I’m happy to play the score draw.”


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