Tim Cahill on Twitter - Everton can't keep saying they were unlucky

The former Everton midfielder has been critical of his former side today - as they concede a late goal against Chelsea.

Everton may have had enough of always being the nearly team - but today was another example of The Toffees being good, but just not quite good enough.

They dominated long periods of the game against Chelsea this afternoon - but could not get the break their excellent play deserved. Petr Cech made some excellent saves - while Everton were also wasteful with other chances.

And then came the hammer blow - John Terry tucking away a set-piece from close range in the 93rd minute to give Chelsea a 1-0 win they barely deserved.

Once again it represents a game where Everton played very well but fell to defeat against a top team.

At White Hart Lane it was Emmanuel Adebayor who fired home after Everton fell asleep - once again they were unlucky.

But one former Everton player who feels it is time to end such excuses is Tim Cahill.

Cahill is something of a modern day legend at Goodison Park. The Australian, with his trademark goal celebration and bizarre heading ability, played at the club between 2004 and 2012 before leaving for MLS with the New York Red Bulls.

He is still a regular follower of the going-ons at Goodison Park - and was watching the game just like many an Everton fan.

And he was not pleased to see such a goal conceded - believing the defending could have been better…

To be fair Tim, they could have done with you in the other box today as without Romelu Lukaku they looked worryingly impotent once again.

image: © Nick Sarebi

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