EPL: Chelsea Beat Everton in Goal-Fest, Manchester City Suffer Shock Loss

Chelsea hammered Everton 6-3 while Manchester City were handed a 1-0 home defeat by Stoke City.

updated: August 31, 2014 00:23 IST
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Chelsea celebrate after scoring a goal against Everton.


Chelsea overpowered Everton 6-3 in a remarkable game on Saturday to preserve their 100 percent record in the Premier League, after Manchester City were stunned by Stoke City.

Jose Mourinho's Chelsea led 2-0, 3-1, and 4-2, but Everton kept coming back at them and it was not until Diego Costa made it 6-3 with his second goal in the last minute that the home side finally admitted defeat at an enraptured Goodison Park.

Chelsea were 2-0 up inside three minutes, with Diego Costa tucking away a pass from Cesc Fabregas after only 36 seconds before Ramires teed up Branislav Ivanovic to drill a low shot past Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard.

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