The defending Premier League champions Chelsea have reportedly performed at their best so far in this season as they have secured a dominated 4-0 away victory over West Bromwich Albion.
Huge win for Chelsea at the Hawthorns
The game started in a very positive manner for the away side. Chelsea took the lead in the 17 minute of the game following a stunning move by the Belgian superstar Eden Hazard. His long-range effort was partially deflected by the West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster. But the poaching approach of the Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata put the ball into the back of the net.
Marcos Alonso celebrating his goal
Within six minutes if the first goal, Chelsea increased their lead following the combination of the goal scorer Alvaro Morata and the builder of the goal Eden Hazard. The Spaniard flicked a ball from Fabregas in the path of the Belgian. He sensationally dribbled past the goalkeeper and sent the ball into the back of the net. In the 38th minute of the game, Chelsea tripled their lead following a set piece movement as the Spanish wing-back Marcos Alonso sent the ball past the keeper with a volley from a delivery from his international teammate Cesc Fabregas. In the 62nd minute, Chelsea put the last nail in the coffin as the superstar Eden Hazard scored his brace and the fourth for his side.
Eden Hazard scored a brace
With this scoreline, Chelsea strengthens their position on the table, whereas their counterparts have still been struggling and the manager Tony Pulis can find himself under tremendous pressure.
West Bromwich Albion vs Chelsea Team News:
West Bromwich Albion (3-5-2): Ben Foster; Gareth McAuley, Johny Evans, Ahmed Hegazy; Matthew Phillips (84′), Jake Livermore, Gareth Barry, Grzegorz Krychowiak (46′), Kieran Gibbs; Jay Rodriguez (70′), Jose Salomon Rondon.
West Bromwich Albion Subs: Boaz Myhill, Allan Nyom (84′), Chris Brunt, Claudio Yacob, James McClean (70′), Oliver Burke (46′), Hal Robson-Kanu.
Chelsea (3-5-2): Thibaut Courtois; Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen, Gary Cahill; Davide Zappacosta, Tiemou Bakayoko, N’Golo Kante (77′), Cesc Fabregas (67′), Marcos Alonso; Eden Hazard (71′), Alvaro Morata.
Chelsea Subs: Wilfredo Caballero, David Luiz, Antonio Rudiger, Ethan Ampadu, Willian (77′), Danny Drinkwater (67′), Pedro Rodriguez (71).
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