verton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford hailed their performance for victory over Chelsea.
Richarlison struck the winner as Pickford kept a clean sheet for the 1-0 win.
He later said, “I am a very passionate person and it means the world to us to get the result today.
“Our character and team spirit drove us on today and with the fans behind us like they were it was incredible. Now is about today, we will enjoy it but come next week we will focused on the next games.
“I worked hard all week. It is rewarding when you make the saves to help the team out as they help you out as well. It is a team effort and that was my job.
“We know their quality, they are Champions League winners and we got the feeling at Goodison that with hard work and dedication we would get the result.
“The fans are very passionate. To get that buzz on the bus coming in it touches you. We have still got five games, we will take them as they come.”