Two wins on the trot and an opportunity to step ahead of Chelsea? Another home win on Sunday against the recently-high-flying Londoners could put Everton right in the thick of the Champions League places.
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The injuries and suspensions seem to have finally caught up with the Toffees, as David Moyes was forced to field a hodgepodge lineup against one of the hottest teams in the league. In a plot that was eerily similar to the 2009 FA Cup Final, the home side started the game in dreamland but ran out of gas down the stretch as Chelsea came back to end Everton's home unbeaten streak.
Everton welcome an old enemy back to Goodison Park this weekend, likely accompanied by a chorus of boos from fans of both sides though. Rafa Benitez returns to Everton on Sunday, but will the 'fat Spanish waiter' deliver? This should be a Battle of the Blues for the ages.