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Thibaut Courtois miserable start to the season continued this week when he found out that he could miss up to. Courtois was sent off in the season opener against Swansea and served a suspension as a result. Everton added several new faces during the havoc of the transfer deadline, including former .CLICK HERE WATCH NOW  The Toffies  against a title contender, and they lost 2-0. Following the weekend’s action, Chelsea will begin their Champions League campaign at home on Wednesday against Maccabi Tel Aviv. Arouna Kone scored with just 92 seconds on the clock and Aaron Lennon added another with a smart finish before the 15-minute mark to dent home hopes of an upset. The game lacked an edge for much of its duration as a result of Everton’s quick impact and it took until well into the second half before England midfielder Ross Barkley added a third. Roberto Martinez’s men were rarely troubled, with Derek Asamoah having only a couple of half-chances for Carlisle as the League Two side’s run in the competition came to an end. Carlisle were hosting the tie just a few weeks on from major floods across Cumbria had left Brunton Park under several feet of water, but with a relaid pitch and a near-capacity crowd, the venue had a real buzz prior to kick-off.

Aaron Lennon scores Everton's second goal during their 3-0 FA Cup fourth round victory at Carlisle
Aaron Lennon scores Everton’s second goal during their 3-0 FA Cup fourth round victory at Carlisle. Sadly for home fans, that excitement was all but gone within two minutes of the game starting as Kone put Everton ahead. Lennon latched on to a lofted ball over the top from Seamus Coleman then scampered down the right and crossed for an easy finish for the Ivory Coast international. Lennon added Everton’s second just minutes later, completing a fine team move for just his second goal since making a permanent move from Tottenham. This time Barkley was the provider but Lennon’s first touch was crucial as it took him away from Michael Raynes and allowed him the space to convert under keeper Mark Gillespie.