Player ratings as Jorginho penalty sinks Toffees

A spirited Everton side fell to a 1-0 defeat at home to Chelsea on the opening Saturday of the Premier League season.

A boisterous Goodison Park crowd at kick-off was quelled by the lengthy medical treatment Ben Godfrey required ten minutes into the match. The Everton centre-back flew into a challenge on Kai Havertz with such force he injured himself, leaving the pitch on a stretcher.

Chelsea enjoyed a monopoly of possession but struggled to eke out open play openings of note. The Blues were often able to pick out a teammate between the lines of Everton’s 5-4-1, but the recipient of that…


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