Chelsea have been under the harshest spotlight after successive heavy losses to Bournemouth and Watford – but a 3-0 victory against West Brom took them back up to 4th place in the Premier League. Antonio Conte had everyone’s support after the recent speculation that the Chelsea board are looking to sack him in the summer.
Eden Hazard took us 1-0 up in the 25th minute with a great assist from Olivier Giroud, putting us back on track from the recent losses. Hazard recently won the ‘Best Belgian footballer playing abroad in 2017’ award which has boosted his confidence, as seen in last nights match!
Victor Moses took it to 2-0 in the 63rd minute with a clean left-footed shot straight into the centre of West Brom’s goal! Moses has scored two goals in his past three Premier League appearances, as many as in his previous 47 combined.
Hazard finished the match with his second goal of the game in the 71st minute, assisted by Alvaro Morata, giving us the 3 points we need to climb back up to the 4th spot in the Premier League table.
Facts from the match
- Chelsea have won all four Premier League meetings against West Brom under Antonio Conte without conceding a goal.
- Hazard has had a hand in 105 goals in the Premier League for Chelsea (68 goals, 37 assists) – only Didier Drogba (159) and Frank Lampard (237) have been involved in more for the club.
- Giroud became the first player in Premier League history to start a game for both Chelsea and Arsenal in the same season.