Chelsea took the FA Cup against Everton quarterfinal game at Goddison Park and since this competition is the only hope of some silverware for both sides, they gave it a real good go.
Everton came out stronger pressing the living life out of Chelsea in the first half. Everton finally broke the deadlock when Romelu Lukaku scored 2 goals within space of 5 minutes. Costa and Barry saw red cards towards the end of the game.
Diego Costa and Chelsea were left frustrated throughout the game as Everton put massive pressure when Chelsea had the ball. Costa had his usual tricks of trying to provoke Everton players but it did not work as he got himself sent off and things are only going to get worse for him as camera’s showed him trying to bite Gareth Barry in the neck.
Former Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku scored twice in space of 5 minutes to guide Everton to FA Cup semifinal.
Everton 2-0 Chelsea – Match Highlights
- 78′ 1 – 0 Romelu Lukaku.
- 83′ 2 – 0 Romelu Lukaku.
Romelu Lukaku scored a brilliant brace to send Chelsea out of the FA Cup and book Everton’s place at Wembley on Saturday.
The Belgian, formerly of the Blues, netted a quick-fire brace in the final 10 minutes to give the Toffees’ victory in the quarter-final clash at Goodison Park, just moments before Diego Costa was sent off for a second bookable offence, with replays appearing to show that he attempted to bite Gareth Barry.
Barry was subsequently dismissed just moments later after his own second yellow card, but the dismissal came too late to disrupt Everton’s rhythm, as they held onto their lead to progress to the semi-finals.
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