Gylfi Sigurdsson 7; Olivier Giroud 5, Timo Werner 5: Everton v Chelsea player ratings

Chelsea miss chance to go top of Premier League

Chelsea’s 17-match unbeaten run in all competitions ended in a 1-0 loss at Everton in the Premier League.

Gylfi Sigurdsson converted a penalty in the 22nd minute after Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy made a rare mistake by bringing down Dominic Calvert-Lewin.

Chelsea could have gone top — for a day at least — with a win but lacked creativity without injured wingers Hakim Ziyech, Christian Pulisic and Callum Hudson-Odoi, and struggled to create many clear-cut chances.

Chelsea’s only previous defeat in any competition this season came on September 20, a 2-0 home loss to Liverpool when reduced to 10 men for more than half of the match.

It was only Everton’s second win in their last eight league matches, with the team having started the season in superb fashion with four straight victories.

Assessing the performances at Goodison Park, Nick Judd has provided his player ratings in the gallery above. To move on to the next photo, click on the arrows or if using a mobile device, simply swipe.

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