Iwobi Helps Everton Hold Chelsea To Draw At Stamford Bridge

December 16, 2021
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Alex Iwobi was in action for Everton who forced Chelsea to a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge in Thursday’s Premier League fixture.

Iwobi played for 90 minutes in the game which was his 13th league appearance for the season.

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Missing all of its strikers because of the coronavirus or illness, Chelsea struggled to break down Everton’s packed, makeshift defense.

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But in the 70th minute Reece James led a counterattack and fed Mason Mount to score for the fourth straight league game.

However, Chelsea’s recent weakness in defense was exposed again as 19-year-old Jarrad Branthwaite — only playing because of Everton’s injury crisis — poked in at the far post from a free kick.

The draw means Chelsea is now four points behind leaders Manchester City after 17 games.

And at Anfield, Liverpool defeated Newcastle 3-1 to keep pressure on City.

Jonjo Shelvey gave Newcastle a surprise lead on seven minutes  before goals from Diogo Jota, Mohamed Salah and Trent Alexander-Arnold secured the win.

The Reds on 40 points are just a point behind Pep Guardiola’s men.

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