CHE 2-0 WHU: Hazard's brace earns the Blues the win

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 08/04/2019

Chelsea defeated Westham United 2-0 at the Stamford Bridge thanks to Eden Hazard's brace to give The Blues the win in the Premier League.

Chelsea attacked Westham United in the opening 15 minutes with the home team creating some opportunities to break the deadlock by The Hammer defence remain solid to ward off the attacking threat of Chelsea.

Westham remain defensive conscious to sense any Chelsea offensive play, Chelsea attackers combined well in the third half of the field and in the 23rd minute Eden Hazard solo run paid off as he went past many Westham player to find the back of the net.

Gonzalo Higuain was denied by the pole from a narrow-angle, Chelsea had most of the ball possession. both teams geared up towards the end of the first half with the teams showing some attacking prowess.

Fabianski pulled a spectacular save to stop Callum Hudson-Odoiwith five minutes to end the first 45 minutes.

Higuain had fine control of the ball in the Westham box but his effort was blocked by the defenders.

The second half started with Chelsea picking it up from where they ended the first half, Kepa Arizabalaga was forced into a save.

Ruben Loftus Cheek missed a chance to double the lead after he blasted a seater, Hazard was set up by N'Golo Kante but the Belgian attacker was unable to finish the move.

Chelsea gradually lost the ball possession to Westham, Maurizio Sarri made his first substitution as he withdrew Loftus Cheek for Ross Barley with 20 minutes to go.

Olivier Giroud was brought in for Gonzalo Higuain as Chelsea aim to seal the game and in 84th minute Sarri made his final change as Hudson -Odoi was replaced as Pedro made his way in.

Hazard scored the second goal with just three minutes to go after he was left unmarked in the area.

The game ended 2-0 in favour of Chelsea.