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Everton Defeat Chelsea 1-0 With Header By Steven Naismith And Brilliant Assist By Nikica Jelavic [GIF]

chelsea everton 600x356 Everton Defeat Chelsea 1 0 With Header By Steven Naismith And Brilliant Assist By Nikica Jelavic [GIF]

Everton defeated Chelsea 1-0 today at Goodison Park after a goal from Steven Naismith broke the deadlock.

While the first half was a tentative match between both sides, Naismith grabbed a goal for Everton just before the first 45 minutes ended. It was excellent build-up play that led to the goal, but the decisive moment was Nikica Jelavic’s header back across the box to gift Naismith with an easy header in front of goal.

The second half opened up into a frenetic match with both teams pushing forward to try to get the win. It was one of the best endings to a Premier League match so far this season with end-to-end action. For the Toffees, they thankfully held on to a well-deserved victory.

steven naismith goal1 Everton Defeat Chelsea 1 0 With Header By Steven Naismith And Brilliant Assist By Nikica Jelavic [GIF]

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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013. View all posts by Christopher Harris →
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