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Thomas Tuchel's side were dealt a blow in preparation for today's Goodison Park fixture.
Everton supporters set off fireworks outside the Hilton Hotel in an attempt to disrupt the Chelsea squad's sleep.
A video of the fireworks being set off has emerged online and reportedly lasted more than an 'hour and a half' until almost 3am.
Hope the Chelsea players take their anger out on the Everton team today. Some Everton fans were letting off fireworks outside Chelsea’s hotel last night to try and give their team some sort of advantage. #EVECHE— Frank Khalid (@FrankKhalidUK) May 1, 2022
Fireworks being set off outside the Hilton, where the Chelsea players are spending the night.— The Everton End (@TheEvertonEnd) April 30, 2022
Can’t fault the fans, doing everything in their power.😂
Speaking ahead of kick-off, Jorginho revealed the team were woken up by the fireworks display.
Jorginho reveals the team were woken up by fireworks last night ahead of their game against Everton 🎆 pic.twitter.com/YFr1auuAPF— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) May 1, 2022
Everton currently occupy the final relegation spot ahead of hosting third-placed Chelsea.
They're five points adrift of Leeds United and Burnley, who secured a big win at Watford on Saturday.
The Toffees, though, have two games in hand over their relegation rivals.
Tuchel, who replaced Frank Lampard at Stamford Bridge, admits things will be a little uncomfortable in the technical area considering the nature of how he got the job.
When asked if it would be a little surreal meeting Lampard on the touchline, the German boss replied: "A little, yes. I still don’t feel 100 per cent comfortable because I took over from him in the middle of the year.
"We had a quick chat then because he was a real gentleman and sent me a long message after I took over and I replied to him.
"I had this feeling and I knew that the decision was done and that I did not have anything to do with pushing him out because I was happy to see a legend like this on the sidelines of his club.
"This is a very nice story and a story football needs, like Pep Guardiola at Barcelona and now Xavi at Barcelona. I like these kinds of stories.
"So, to play against him now at Everton is big because I was also a huge fan of him as a player and he was a true gentleman when I took over. So, absolutely, I will be happy to meet him in person.
"Although we will not exchange any gifts. this is agreed. I am also excited because lots of people tell me how great atmosphere can be at Goodison Park and this is one of the true, old-school English grounds to play at."
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