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O. Giroud
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R. Barkley
3 - 0
R. Barkley
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M. Mount
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Shots On Target 11 1
Total Passes 646 415
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Lampard's men are now five points clear of the chasing pack in the race for a fourth-placed finish, although Manchester United could close that gap to three points if they beat Manchester City a little later. Next up for Chelsea is a trip to Aston Villa next Saturday, while Everton host bitter rivals and runaway league leaders Liverpool in eight days' time.
Chelsea thrash Everton 4-0 at Stamford Bridge for just their second Premier League win in seven matches. Pedro teed up Mount to round off a flowing move for the hosts' opener and then found the net himself seven minutes later. Willian added a third with an impressive long-range strike early in the second half, before setting up Giroud to complete the scoring soon after.
90' + 2' James delivers a free-kick from the right and Keane gets his head to it first around four yards from goal. 
M. Holgate
Yellow Card
90' + 1' Holgate enters the referee's book late on for a bad challenge on Chelsea substitute Broja.
90' Three minutes have been added on at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea are passing the ball around at the back.
88' It is turning into the perfect day for Lampard, who has the luxury of bringing on a few academy products with his side four goals to the good. We are into the final couple of minutes of normal time at Stamford Bridge.
A. Broja
O. Giroud
86' The final substitution of the contest sees Giroud replaced by another Chelsea academy product in Broja.
85' ANOTHER PICKFORD SAVE! Barkley passes the ball to Azpilicueta and the full-back decides to have a go. His shot is parried by Pickford and the corner comes to little.
83' Everton have managed just three shots of any note today. Ancelotti has a week to work out what went wrong as Liverpool are up next for his side.
K. Zouma
Yellow Card
82' Richarlison attempts to race clear of Zouma but is dragged back by his opponent, who is rightly booked.
81' VITAL INTERCEPTION! Sidibe slides in win the ball before Anjorin can get a shot away. Gomes was guilty of giving the ball away - he is looking incredibly tired out there.
80' Pedro accidentally fouls Richarlison, meaning a free-kick for Everton in a good crossing position. Digne floats it in and it eventually drops for Sigurdsson to strike, but the shot is blocked. Kepa then bravely claims the ball before Kean can convert Walcott's cross.
78' Faustino Anjorin is the fifth teenager used by Chelsea in the Premier League this season - their joint-most in a season (also five in 2009-10 and 2015-16).
A. Gordon
D. Calvert-Lewin
76' Calvert-Lewin is replaced by academy graduate Gordon in Everton's third and final substitution.
75' A cross from the left is calmly caught by Kepa, who has had a quiet day on his return to Premier League action.
74' Everton seem to be playing for the full-time whistle now, with no real interest in reducing the arrears. Chelsea, likewise, are also seeing out the game in second gear.
72' Anjorin, on the field for all of a minute, scuffs a shot high and wide from range. The youngster certainly does not lack confidence in himself!
F. Anjorin
71' Lampard turns to his bench for the second time today. Willian, who has a goal and an assist to his name, makes way for teenage midfielder Anjorin.
69' SAVE! Pedro carries the ball forward and plays in Barkley to his left. The midfielder brings it inside and gets a shot on target, but Pickford makes another fairly straightforward stop.
67' Referee Kevin Friend is quickly across to defuse the situation after an exchange of words between Calvert-Lewin and Rudiger.
66' Sidibe earns Everton a first corner of the contest. It is worked short and Sigurdsson's delivery swings out of play before coming back in. 
65' The home side have perhaps taken their foot off the gas over the last five minutes. They are knocking the ball around between their defenders and midfielders, but there is no real need to push for another goal.
63' Gilmour's cutback is blocked behind by Keane for a corner. Barkley played a key part in that attack - he has been superb today.
62' Chelsea really are cruising towards victory. Two quickfire goals in the first half, and then again in the second, has put them well out of Everton's reach.
R. James
M. Mount
60' Mount has put in a good shift today and is given a breather for the remaining half an hour. James is brought on in his place.
M. Kean
T. Davies
58' Kean replaces Davies as Ancelotti tweaks with his formation.
57' PICKFORD DENIES PEDRO! Willian's cross is dummied by Barkley and Pedro gets a clean shot on goal, which Pickford does well to keep out. That came shortly after Kepa kept out Richarlison's powerful shot at the other end.
56' Only once previously has Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti seen one of his teams concede five in a game - January 1998 (Sampdoria 5-2 Parma). Chelsea have more than half an hour to find a fifth.
54' Willian's delivery from the left was impressive, but once again the Everton defending was incredibly bad.
O. Giroud
54' GOOOOOAAAAALLLLL!!!! CHELSEA 4-0 EVERTON!!! Giroud adds his name to the scoresheet! The France international sticks out a leg four yards from goal to divert Willian's cross past a rooted Pickford.
André Gomes
Yellow Card
53' Gomes is shown the first yellow card of the match for dissent.
53' Pedro gets past Sidibe with ease and tries to flick the ball over the head of Pickford. He very nearly succeeds in doing so, the ball dipping onto the roof of the net.
R. Barkley
51' Barkley brought the ball inside and picked out Willian, who took full advantage of Everton's slack defending.
51' GOOOOOAAAAAAALLLLL!!!!! CHELSEA 3-0 EVERTON!!!! Willian whistles in a third for Chelsea early in the second half. Twenty yards from goal, no Everton player closes the Brazil international down and he fizzes one into the bottom-left corner.
50' Gilmour refuses to give up and superbly wins the ball back from Richarlison 10 yards inside his own half. Chelsea's midfield has a nice balance to it, despite being without three regulars.
48' The visitors already look a lot more composed on the ball compared to the opening 45 minutes. They are not really getting anywhere at the moment, though, with Chelsea happy to invite pressure onto themselves.
46' RESTART! Chelsea get us back under way at Stamford Bridge. The Blues have only lost one Premier League game when two goals ahead at half-time.
T. Walcott
46' Walcott replaces Bernard, who picked up an injury late in the first half, in the only half-time substitution.
Everton, who have never won a Premier League game from two goals down at half-time, saw Bernard go to ground with an injury in the final seconds of the first half. An enforced change or otherwise, Ancelotti must surely be tempted to turn to his bench at the interval. Lampard has limited back-up options, meanwhile, with Batshuayi and Christensen his only experienced outfield options.
Chelsea take a commanding 2-0 lead into half-time thanks to goals from Mount and Pedro. Mount rounded off a 20-pass move for the hosts with a swivelled finish after 14 minutes and Pedro, who set up that opener, slotted a second past Pickford seven minutes later. Everton were second best throughout the first half, but Calvert-Lewin did squander a big chance to halve the deficit.
45' One minute has been added on at the end of this one-sided first half at Stamford Bridge.
44' Rudiger gets the better of his battle with Richarlison down the Everton left. He not only cuts out a flicked pass but also wins his side a goal-kick at the end of it.
43' Sidibe lets a simple pass roll over his foot and out for a Chelsea throw, summing up how things have gone for Everton. Will Ancelotti be tempted to make a change or two at the interval? 
41' Digne is unable to take the ball past Azpilicueta. Everton go back in an attempt to go forward, but Gomes' floated pass is also dealt with. This has been a poor showing from the visitors.
39' Giroud is proving a real handful for Everton's defenders. Chelsea work the ball down the left and Pedro's cross is cut out for the game's first corner, which Pickford happily gathers.
37' PENALTY SHOUT! Giroud peels away from Holgate at the back post but is unable to meet Pedro's left-sided cross at full stretch. He claims the Everton defender dragged him down, but referee Kevin Friend disagrees.
35' GIROUD COMES CLOSE! Mount returns the ball back to Giroud and the World Cup-winning striker instinctively strikes at goal. It lacks any real precision and Pickford has a routine stop to make.
33' The game has gone very quiet over the last few minutes. Everton are struggling to grab a foothold in the match and Chelsea are patiently knocking the ball around.
31' Ancelotti's men have managed just one shot so far - that scuffed effort from Calvert-Lewin five minutes ago. Chelsea have gone off the boil slightly since going two goals in front, but they are looking incredibly comfortable at the moment.
29' Everton are constantly giving away the ball. As good as Chelsea have been, it must also be said that the visitors have been very poor.
28' Chelsea forward Pedro was involved in as many Premier League goals in the first 22 minutes of this match (2) as in his previous 21 appearances in the competition
27' Azpilicueta sends a right-sided cross in the direction of Giroud, but Pickford gets to it first to take some pressure off his side. 
25' HUGE CHANCE FOR EVERTON! Zouma gifts possession to Richarlison and he plays in strike partner Calvert-Lewin, who has just Kepa to beat. He does not connect properly with the shot, however, and the ball trickles wide of the far post.
23' Everton have been outclassed by Chelsea in the opening quarter of the match. The hosts may have struggled for wins in recent weeks, but they have been superb so far today. The question is, can Lampard's men sustain this?
R. Barkley
21' Barkley quickly got the ball out of his feet to set Pedro free on goal. The goalscorer stayed onside and did the rest with an accomplished finish.
21' GOOOOAAAALLLL!!!! CHELSEA 2-0 EVERTON!!! Pedro doubles Chelsea's lead with another well-worked goal. Barkley slots the ball through the middle and Pedro reacts quicker than Sidibe and Keane to race through on goal. When one-on-one with Pickford he calmly picks his spot.
20' Mason Mount's strike was the 21st league goal by an Englishman for Chelsea this season - only Leicester (31) and Southampton (24) have scored more.
18' WILLIAN DENIED! Chelsea have played some impressive football in the opening 18 minutes. This latest flowing move culminates in Willian outpacing Holgate down the right and firing a low shot on target, which Pickford is equal to.
16' Richarlison tries to pick out Calvert-Lewin in the middle, but he only succeeds in directing his cross straight at Kepa in the Chelsea goal. That may even go down as Everton's first attempt on target.
14' Pedro was perhaps looking for a return pass from Mount, but the midfielder was right to go it alone. Brilliant finish from the youngster!
M. Mount
14' GOOOOOAAAAALLLL!!!! CHELSEA 1-0 EVERTON!!! A smart finish from Mount gives Chelsea a deserved early lead. Pedro cuts inside from the left and feeds the ball into the feet of Mount, who swivels just inside the box and picks out the one bit of the net Pickford is unable to reach. There were 20 passes in the build-up to the goal.
13' Lampard's men fail to make the most of their latest set-piece as Mount's delivery goes behind for a goal-kick. Chelsea have undoubtedly been the better side so far at Stamford Bridge.
12' Giroud has options to his right and left as Chelsea burst forward. He opts for Pedro on his left, but the pass is poor and the forward is unable to get a shot away, nor pick out a team-mate.
10' A good passing passage from Everton culminates in the returning Digne's cross being cut out by Rudiger. A long throw is launched into the box and headed clear by a Chelsea player.
8' SAVE! Willian's cross is a little behind Mount, but the Chelsea youngster still manages to acrobatically divert the ball on target and Pickford makes an important save.
7' Barkley gifts possession to Davies and that is greeted by cheers from the Everton fans. Giroud is then caught in the face by a flailing arm from Keane, leading to a short stoppage in play.
5' Willian gets away from Digne and Sigurdsson down the Everton left, but his cross into the box is easily dealt with. Chelsea have settled well in the early stages.
3' Pedro's floated pass from deep is aimed in the direction of Willian, but it lacks precision and Pickford has an easy catch to make. Ex-Everton man Barkley is being booed by the away fans whenever he touches the ball.
1' KICK-OFF! Everton, who can climb back into the top half of the Premier League with victory today, get us up and running at Stamford Bridge!
Chelsea are aiming to avoid losing three successive league games against Everton for the first time since August 1984. However, today's visitors are winless in their last 24 away Premier League meetings with Chelsea since a 1-0 win in November 1994.
Ancelotti has made three alterations to Everton's starting line-up on the back of last week's 1-1 draw with Manchester United. Left-back Digne returns from a two-match absence to replace Baines, while Sidibe comes in for the injured Seamus Coleman on the opposite flank. Elsewhere, Bernard takes over from the benched Walcott and will provide support for in-form strike duo Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison.
Chelsea show one change from their midweek FA Cup win against Liverpool as Mount replaces the injured Mateo Kovacic. With Jorginho missing out through suspension, Gilmour retains his place in the side and will make his full Premier League debut. After impressing against Liverpool on his return to the starting line-up, Kepa is again given the nod over Caballero.
Subs: Moise Kean, Alex Iwobi, Anthony Gordon, Maarten Stekelenburg, Leighton Baines, Theo Walcott, Yerry Mina.
EVERTON XI (4-4-2): Jordan Pickford; Djibril Sidibe, Michael Keane, Mason Holgate, Lucas Digne; Bernard, Andre Gomes, Tom Davies, Gylfi Sigurdsson (c); Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Richarlison.
Subs: Andreas Christensen, Reece James, Fikayo Tomori, Michy Batshuayi, Faustino Anjorin, Willy Caballero, Armando Broja.
CHELSEA XI (4-3-3): Kepa Arrizabalaga; Cesar Azpilicueta (c), Antonio Rudiger, Kurt Zouma, Marcos Alonso; Ross Barkley, Billy Gilmour, Mason Mount; Pedro, Olivier Giroud, Willian.
Everton have improved immensely under Carlo Ancelotti, who won a Premier League and FA Cup double during a two-year spell with Chelsea earlier in this career. The Merseyside club have won five, drawn three and lost two of their 10 matches under the Italian, most recently earning a 1-1 draw against Manchester United last weekend.
Chelsea produced one of their best displays of the season to overcome Liverpool 2-0 in the FA Cup fifth round on Tuesday, but they have won just one of their last six league matches. Despite struggling for victories, however, Frank Lampard's men still find themselves fourth in the table, two points better off than Wolves and Sheffield United in fifth and sixth respectively.
The teams are coming out onto the pitch at Stamford Bridge, with kick-off just moments away.  
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