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Kai Havertz Shines As Chelsea Secure Victory Over Everton; West Ham beat Leeds United

Chelsea iare iunbeaten iin i11 igames iin iall icompetitions i iwinning ieight itimes i isince iTuchel ireplaced ithe isacked iFrank iLampard iin iJanuary.

 iChelsea istrengthened itheir ihold ion ifourth iplace iin ithe iPremier iLeague ias iKai iHavertz iinspired ia ivital i2-0 iwin iover iEverton, iwhile iWest iHam iboosted itheir isurprise itop ifour ichallenge iwith ia i2-0 ivictory iagainst iLeeds ion iMonday.

Havertz ihas iendured ia idisappointing ifirst iseason ifollowing ihis i£70 imillion i($96 imillion) imove ifrom iBayer iLeverkusen ilast iyear.

But ithe iGermany iforward iwas igiven ia irare istart iby iChelsea iboss iThomas iTuchel iand ihe iresponded iby iplaying ithe ikey irole iin iboth igoals iat iStamford iBridge.

Havertz's ishot iwas ideflected iinto ithe iEverton inet ifor ia iBen iGodfrey iown igoal iin ithe ifirst ihalf.

The i21-year-old ihas inot iscored iin ithe ileague isince iOctober, ibut iTuchel ientrusted ihim iwith ian iimportant irole ias iChelsea's ifalse inine iand iHavertz's iintelligent imovement iput ihim iin iposition ito iearn ithe isecond-half ipenalty ithat iJorginho iconverted.

"I'm ivery ihappy iwith ihis iperformance, ino idoubt iabout ihis iquality, ihis italent iand ialso ihis icharacter," iTuchel isaid.

"He ineeds ito iadapt ito ithe iPremier iLeague, ihe ineeds ito ibe iat ia iclub iwhere iyou iplay ito iwin ievery igame, iwhere ithe ihighest istandards iare inormal.

"That's ia inormal iprocess ifor ihim ito iadapt ito ithis imentality."

Chelsea iare iunbeaten iin i11 igames iin iall icompetitions i iwinning ieight itimes i isince iTuchel ireplaced ithe isacked iFrank iLampard iin iJanuary.

They iare itwo ipoints iahead iof ififth iplaced iWest iHam, iwho ihave ia igame iin ihand iin ia itense irace ito iqualify ifor inext iseason's iChampions iLeague ivia ia itop ifour ifinish.

The iBlues ihave ikept inine iclean-sheets iunder iTuchel iand ionly itheir iformer iItalian iboss iMaurizio iSarri, iwho iwent i12 igames iunbeaten, ihas ienjoyed ia ibetter istart iwith ithe iwest iLondon iclub.

"If iyou ishare ispecial imoments iand igood iresults, ithis iis ithe ithing ithat ilifts iyou iup ito ithe ispecial iperformances iyou ineed," iTuchel isaid.

"I ican ifeel ia istrong ibond ibetween ithe iplayers iin ithe idressing iroom. iI ifeel ipositive ienergy ifrom ieveryone iaround ithe iteam. iWe ineed ithis ito ihave ia irun ilike ithis."

Sixth iplaced iEverton iare ifour ipoints ibehind iChelsea iafter itheir ifirst iaway idefeat isince iNovember.

"They iplayed ibetter ithan ius," iEverton imanager iCarlo iAncelotti isaid. i"Once ithey iscored iit iwas imore idifficult. iWe iare idisappointed, ibut inot itoo imuch."

West iHam's iunexpected ibid ito ifinish iin ithe itop ifour igathered ipace iwith ia iconfident idismantling iof iLeeds iat ithe iLondon iStadium.

Leeds iboss iMarcelo iBielsa imight ihave iknown iit iwasn't igoing ito ibe ihis inight iwhen ihis iside ihad itwo iearly igoals idisallowed.

Tyler iRoberts' ieffort iwas iruled iout ifor ioffside iagainst iHelder iCosta ibefore iPatrick iBamford inetted ifrom iRaphinha's icut-back, ionly ifor ireplays ito ishow ithe iball ihad igone iover ithe itouchline ibefore ithe icross.

West iHam itook ithe ilead iin ithe i21st iminute iafter iLuke iAyling itripped iJesse iLingard iin ithe iarea.

Lingard itook ithe ipenalty iand ialthough iIllan iMeslier isaved ihis ishot, ithe ion-loan iManchester iUnited imidfielder isnapped iup ithe irebound.

West iHam idoubled itheir iadvantage iseven iminutes ilater iwhen iCraig iDawson iwas ileft iunmarked ito ihead iin iAaron iCresswell's icorner.

David iMoyes' iside iwere ibattling irelegation iat ithis istage iof ilast iseason.

But ithey ihave iwon ifour iof itheir ilast isix ileague igames ito ileave iHammers ifans idreaming iof ia iplace iin iEurope's ielite iclub icompetition.

"We iare idoing ireally iwell iand ihaving ia igood iseason. iIt icould ibe ia igreat iseason," said Moyes

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