Chelsea have returned to their winning ways, demolishing newly promoted Brighton and Hove 4-0 at the Falmer stadium, to hold firm grip of finishing top four irrespective of what happens in United and Liverpool’s matches.
Hazard was on top of his game, opening scoring for the Blues in just 3 minutes of play, before Willian scored another 3 minutes later to to give the visitors two-goals lead before half time.
Hazard’s opener was his 100th goal in league football, with 65 coming for Chelsea and 36 for Lille. He later increased his tally to 101 goals in the 77′ minutes when he netted in their third goal of the match before Nigeria’s Victor Moses scored a late goal to crown Chelsea’s victory in an impressive manner.
Willian who scored the second goal made his 50th consecutive Premier League appearance, the longest current run of any player in the competition.
With this victory, Conte’s men extended their top-flight unbeaten run to eight games, winning 5 and drawing 3, their longest streak without a defeat since March.