#sports PLAYER RATINGS: Kalidou Koulibaly and James Tarkowski impress on debut as Chelsea beat Everton 1-0

#sports activities PLAYER RATINGS: Kalidou Koulibaly and James Tarkowski impress on debut as Chelsea beat Everton 1-0

PLAYER RATINGS: Kalidou Koulibaly and James Tarkowski impress on debut as Mason Mount and Kai Havertz wrestle to shine throughout Chelsea’s slim 1-0 victory towards Everton at Goodison Park

  • Chelsea secured a successful begin to the season with a 1-0 victory towards Everton
  • Jorginho’s penalty within the ninth minute of first-half harm time put the Blues 1-0 up
  • Ben Godfrey suffered a nasty leg harm as he was stretchered off within the first half 
  • Chelsea held on for the win after 10 minutes of added time within the second-half

Jorginho’s penalty on the finish of the first-half helped Chelsea narrowly beat Everton 1-0 at Goodison Park and safe a successful begin to the brand new Premier League marketing campaign.

Frank Lampard’s aspect had been struck with an harm blow early on as Ben Godfrey was stretchered off with a nasty decrease leg harm.

Debutant Raheem Sterling additionally had a objective disallowed for offside after Jordan Pickford parried N’Golo Kante’s shot into his path, however the flag denied the star signing a primary Premier League objective at his new membership.

Sportsmail has analysed every participant’s efficiency at Goodison Park this night and dished out participant rankings after Chelsea narrowly defeated the Toffees.

Jorginho sent Jordan Pickford the wrong way to score the all-important penalty for Chelsea

Jorginho despatched Jordan Pickford the fallacious method to rating the all-important penalty for Chelsea

Everton (3-4-3)

Jordan Pickford 6

Spilled a shot by Kante and given no likelihood with the penalty by Jorginho.

Ben Godfrey 5

Stretchered off early with a serious-looking harm after a determined last-ditch sort out on Havertz.

Yerry Mina 7

Made some well timed interceptions and blocks to frustrate Chelsea at bay however injured as soon as once more.

Ben Godfrey was stretchered off after suffering a nasty leg injury near the start of the first half

Ben Godfrey was stretchered off after struggling a nasty leg harm close to the beginning of the primary half

James Tarkowski 8

Impressive all-round debut and had a primary half header tipped over by Mendy.

Nathan Patterson 7

The younger Scot confirmed numerous composure on his Premier League debut.

Abdoulaye Doucoure 7

Marred a tireless midfield show – he was all around the pitch – by conceding the penalty.

Alex Iwobi 7

Continued his hard-working type of final season in a central midfield function.

Vitali Mykolenko 6

Had his work minimize out to maintain James and Kante quiet on proper flank however caught to his job.

Frank Lampard trusted Anthony Gordon to lead the line in Dominic Calvert-Lewin's absence

Frank Lampard trusted Anthony Gordon to steer the road in Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s absence

Anthony Gordon 5

Struggled to get into the sport in a ‘false 9’ function and despatched a primary half header huge.

Demarai Gray 7

Always an outlet for along with his risk along with his tempo and crossing capability.

Dwight McNeil 6

Showed some promising touches on his debut and put in a defensive shift as properly.


Mason Holgate for Godfrey seventeenth min 7.

Dele Alli for McNeil 61st min, 5.

Ruben Vinagre for Mina seventieth min, 5.

Substitutes (not used): Asmir Begovic, Michael Keane, Allan, Jean-Philippe Gbamin, Lewis Warrington, Stanley Mills.

Booked: Mina, Mykolenko.

Chelsea (3-4-3):

Eduoard Mendy 6

Had little to do aside from tipping over Tarkowski’s first half header.

César Azpilicueta 7

The Chelsea skipper celebrated his new cope with his typical strong defensive show.

Thiago Silva 6

Relieved there was no recognised striker to mark and cruised by means of the sport.

Kalidou Koulibaly 7

Tackled and handed properly on a snug debut earlier than coming off injured.

Kalidou Koulibaly made a strong start to his Chelsea career after impressing at Goodison Park

Kalidou Koulibaly made a powerful begin to his Chelsea profession after impressing at Goodison Park

Reece James 7

A relentless risk to Everton along with his raids down the appropriate and set-piece deliveries.

Jorginho 6

Disciplined show within the anchor function and saved his cool to transform the penalty.

N’Golo Kante 7

Usual energetic box-to-box midfield efficiency saved Everton on their toes.

Ben Chilwell 6

Facing competitors from new boy Cucarella, he was regular and received the penalty earlier than being changed .

Mason Mount 5

On the periphery of the motion and saved on a decent leash by Everton’s defence.

Raheem Sterling had a goal disallowed for offside after he followed in a shot from N'Golo Kante

Raheem Sterling had a objective disallowed for offside after he adopted in a shot from N’Golo Kante

Raheem Sterling 6

Always looking for house and confirmed some silky touches however a irritating recreation with a objective dominated out for offside.

Kai Havertz 5

Sent an early header straight at Pickford and saved probing however in a fluid entrance three.


Ruben Loftus-Cheek for Chilwell 63rd minute, 5.

Christian Pulisic for Mount, sixty fourth minute, 5.

Armando Broja for Havertz 75, 5.

Marc Cucurella for Koulibaly 75, 5.

Conor Gallagher for Jorginho 98th min.

Substitutes not used: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Mateo Kovacic, Trevoh Chalobah, Hakim Ziyech.

Referee: Craig Pawson 7.

Attendance: 39,254.