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Eden Hazard is not back to his best yet - Antonio Conte

Champions League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 13/09/2017

Eden Hazard is not back to his best yet - Antonio Conte

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has admitted that Blues’ midfielder Eden Hazard is not in his top form as the Belgian is still some way from reaching his best potentials this season due to the injury he sustained 4-month back during the international break.

Hazard started the Champions League match against Qarabag from the bench and he wasn't missed as the Blues ran riot, scoring six goals against the European minnows.

The Belgian made his first outing for Chelsea this season in Saturday's 2-1 win over Leicester, coming on for the final 12 minutes of the match.

While the Belgium playmaker is yet to rediscover his best form, Conte was happy with the overall performance of his side and singled out Davide Zappacosta for his display.

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“It was a good result. We started the Champions League in the right way," Conte said. 

"I saw great commitment, focus and concentration right from the start. 

It was a great performance from the players.

“A lot of positive things from us. 

"Davide Zappacosta played very well and Eden Hazard is trying to find his best form."

Chelsea made a return to the Champions League with a statement after 6-0 bashing of Qarabag on Tuesday night.