EDEN HAZARD

  • Jose Mourinho hails Chelsea's sparkling match-winner Hazard 2 days ago

    Eden Hazard underlined his claims to be voted Player of the Year with another match-winning display as Premier League leaders Chelsea stormed 10 points clear with a 1-0 victory over Manchester United on Saturday. The Belgium winger provided an effortless finish in the 38th minute, side-footing the ball between the legs...
  • EPL: Chelsea two games from title after beating Manchester United 2 days ago

    London: Chelsea's 1-0 win over Manchester United on Saturday opened up a 10-point lead and sent the engravers off to sharpen their tools as the Londoners' name looks set to be carved on the Premier League trophy. Chelsea's performances have been far from dazzling in recent weeks but Eden Hazard's first-half...
  • Hazard sends Chelsea 10 points clear by clinching Manchester United win 2 days ago

    London: Eden Hazard propelled Chelsea closer to their first English Premier League title in five years on Saturday by clinching a 1-0 victory over Manchester United that established a 10-point lead. It hasn't been a convincing title run-in - with Chelsea winning seven of their last 10 league games but only...
  • EPL: Manchester United look to stop Chelsea's march to the title 3 days ago

    Manchester United's resurgence in the Premier League will be given the ultimate test when the team heads to Stamford Bridge on Saturday bidding to halt Chelsea's march to the title. The league trophy is looming into view for Chelsea, which is seven points clear with a game in hand and needs...
  • Hazard, Costa, De Gea in running for player of year 4 days ago

    London: Eden Hazard and Diego Costa have been included on a six-man shortlist for the player of the year in England after helping Chelsea win the League Cup and move to the brink of reclaiming the Premier League. England striker Harry Kane is also on the shortlist as a reward for...
  • Eden Hazard and Nemanja Matic make Chelsea tick, says Mario Melchiot April 6, 2015

    London: Eden Hazard and Nemanja Matic are the two players who make things tick for Premier League leaders Chelsea, according to former Stamford Bridge defender Mario Melchiot. The ex-Dutch international right back returned to his old hunting ground on Saturday to watch the Londoners go seven points clear at the top...
  • Chelsea beat Stoke City to move closer to the Premier League title April 5, 2015

    London: Chelsea responded to conceding from Charlie Adam's ultra long-range strike and losing Diego Costa to a hamstring injury by beating Stoke 2-1, moving seven points clear at the top of the Premier League on Saturday. Adam's 65-yard (meter) shot from inside his own half soared over Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois,...
  • Chelsea maintain five-point lead as top 5 all win in EPL March 5, 2015

    After a Champagne Sunday, leaders Chelsea got back to the bread and butter of churning out Premier League points with Eden Hazard's header sealing a 1-0 victory at London rivals West Ham United on Wednesday. Champions Manchester City, 2-0 winners over bottom club Leicester City, would have hoped Chelsea suffered a...
  • Chelsea edge past West Ham United 1-0 in fiery London derby March 5, 2015

    Midfielder Eden Hazard scored the only goal as Chelsea beat West Ham 1-0 at Upton Park on Wednesday to maintain their five-point lead over Manchester City in the Premier League. Brazilian midfielder Ramires was given too much space on the right and crossed for an unmarked Hazard to stoop and nod...
  • Younger brother of Eden Hazard leaves Chelsea for Germany February 23, 2015

    London: The younger brother of Chelsea winger Eden Hazard has left the Premier League club and joined German team Borussia Moenchengladbach. The 21-year-old Thorgan Hazard didn't play a competitive match for Chelsea after signing in 2012 - in the same summer as Eden joined from Lille. Thorgan Hazard spent two full seasons...
  • Jose Mourinho urges referees to protect Chelsea winger Hazard February 21, 2015

    Eden Hazard has asked Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho to find him shin pads that also protect the back of his legs after suffering a record number of fouls in the Premier League and European competition this season. Mourinho, who urged referees to offer the tricky Belgium forward more protection, said Hazard...
  • Champions League: Chelsea face PSG test; Real Madrid take on Schalke in round of 16 February 17, 2015

    Paris: Cristiano Ronaldo finds himself in a rare position: the goals are drying up for the Real Madrid star. The Ballon d'Or winner has not scored in his past three games and has netted just four times in the past 10 - totally unexpected giving that he started the season...
  • Eden Hazard signs new long term contract with Chelsea February 12, 2015

    London: Chelsea winger Eden Hazard has signed a new 5 1/2-year contract with the English Premier League leaders. The Belgium international has been one of the league's best players this season, scoring 13 goals, and was Chelsea's top scorer and player of the year last season. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says on...
  • Late Willian goal helps league leaders Chelsea edge past Everton February 12, 2015

    London: Willian scored from outside the penalty area following a punchout by American goalkeeper Tim Howard of a cross in the 89th minute, giving Chelsea a 1-0 win over Everton on Wednesday night that maintained a seven-point in the English Premier League. Howard played for the first time since injuring a...
  • EPL: Chelsea extend lead atop Premier League to 7 points February 7, 2015

    Chelsea extended their Premier League lead to seven points by beating Aston Villa 2-1 on Saturday as Manchester City were held to a 1-1 draw by Hull. Eden Hazard and Branislav Ivanovic netted for Chelsea, either side of Jores Okore's header for Villa, which ended a goal drought of 11 hours...
  • Exclusive: 'I'm hungry for wins, that's it!' says Chelsea star Eden Hazard February 6, 2015

    He knows how to change the course of the game. He knows how to open a game up and surprise people. He knows how to break the lock on a bolted door with his skillful touch play and passes. This is what makes the Chelsea star Eden Hazard so watchable. ...
  • Chelsea held to a 1-1 draw at Southampton in Premier League December 28, 2014

    Southampton: Premier League leaders Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw by Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday after failing to take advantage of a one-man advantage in the closing minutes. Sadio Mane put Southampton ahead in the 17th minute with his second goal in as many games, racing onto...
  • Chelsea, third-tier Sheffield United in Capital One semi-finals December 17, 2014

    Chelsea swept into the semi-finals of the English League Cup on Tuesday, joining third-tier Sheffield United in the last four after their shock win over Premier League side Southampton. Eliminated at the quarter-final stage in three of the previous four seasons, Chelsea made no mistake this time as goals by Eden...
  • EPL: Eden Hazard, Diego Costa give Chelsea 2-0 win over Hull City December 13, 2014

    London: Eden Hazard and Diego Costa scored as Premier League leader Chelsea responded to their first loss of the season with a 2-0 victory over 10-man Hull. Hazard scored his eighth goal of the season in the seventh minute, and Hull midfielder Tom Huddlestone was dismissed on the hour after being...
  • EPL: Chelsea aim to make it another Bridge of sighs for Spurs December 3, 2014

    Chelsea will look to stretch one of the longest unbeaten sequences in the top flight when the runaway leaders entertain arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday. There has been little love lost between the fans of both sides since Spurs beat Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley in the first all-London FA Cup...
  • Chelsea beat West Brom 2-0 to strengthen their top position November 22, 2014

    London: Chelsea kept up their title charge in the Premier League by easily beating 10-man West Bromwich Albion 2-0 on Saturday, with Diego Costa scoring his league-leading 11th goal of the season. Costa downed a cross from Oscar to volley in the opening goal in the 11th minute at Stamford Bridge...
  • Chelsea draw 1-1 with Maribor in Champions League November 6, 2014

    Eden Hazard had a late penalty saved as Chelsea missed a chance to advance from Group G in the Champions League on Wednesday, drawing 1-1 with Maribor. Unrecognizable from the side that was crushed 6-0 by Chelsea at Stamford Bridge two weeks ago, Maribor took a deserved lead in the 50th...
  • Eden Hazard scores as Chelsea beat QPR 2-1 in Premier League November 1, 2014

    London: Eden Hazard converted a second-half penalty to keep Chelsea's perfect home record intact with a 2-1 win over Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League on Saturday. Hazard was fouled by Eduardo Vargas and took the spot kick himself in the 76th minute at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea provisionally moved...
  • Champions League: Eden Hazard scores twice as Chelsea rout Maribor 6-0 October 22, 2014

    London: Eden Hazard netted twice and Didier Drogba scored his first goal since returning to Chelsea in a comprehensive 6-0 victory over Maribor in the Champions League on Tuesday. Hazard scored the last two goals against the Slovenian club, including one from the penalty spot, as Chelsea consolidated top spot in...
  • Chelsea beat Arsenal 2-0 to extend league lead October 5, 2014

    London: Chelsea extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to five points over Manchester City after beating Arsenal 2-0 Sunday in a feisty London derby. Eden Hazard opened the scoring for Chelsea in the 27th minute, coolly slotting home a penalty past Arsenal keeper Wojciech Szczesny. The Belgium international...
  • Champions League: Mourinho at home in Chelsea's away clash against Sporting September 30, 2014

    Lisbon: It's all level in Group G of the Champions League as the four clubs head into the second set of matches after 1-1 draws. Chelsea play at Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday, with both clubs looking to take control of the group. The London club had the lead over Schalke at Stamford...
  • Chelsea are equipped to win the Champions League, says Eden Hazard September 29, 2014

    After suffering the bitter taste of a semi-final defeat last season, Chelsea's Eden Hazard says Chelsea are equipped to win the Champions League this time around. Hazard, who joined the club shortly after Chelsea were crowned European champions in 2012, says the London club can go all the way again this...
  • Chelsea expect Eden Hazard to sign new deal September 16, 2014

    Chelsea are confident that Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard will commit his longterm future to the Premier League club by signing a new contract, manager Jose Mourinho said on Tuesday. Hazard, who was Chelsea's top scorer with 14 league goals last season, has established himself as an talismanic playmaker since his arrival...
  • Costa, Hazard inspire Chelsea to a 20 win over Leicester City August 23, 2014

    London: Diego Costa and Eden Hazard scored in the second half as Chelsea finally broke down Leicester's stubborn resistance for a 20 victory in the Premier League on Saturday. The newly promoted visitors had threatened a major upset until Costa controlled a deflected pass from Branislav Ivanovic in front of goal...