EPL: Moses returns, as Chelsea move seven points clear

Chelsea's Eden Hazard is fouled by Bournemouth's Simon Francis

It's a safe to say that the media at large would love nothing more than for Chelsea to let this title Gerrard slip out of their hands.

Last April Hazard broke a Premier League scoring duck of 355 days with a brace in Chelsea's 4-1 win at Bournemouth, with stand-in boss Guus Hiddink then tipping the Belgium star to fight back to top form. "I thought there were demanding of a different kind of football", he said.

But, according to Nevin, there are some silver linings to Tottenham's challenge - as long as the Blues come out on top at the end.

"We know our schedule is not easy".

And when quizzed on his regard for Mourinho's time and success at Chelsea, Conte would only reply: "I think I have already replied to this question before".

They would have gone behind in the second minute had keeper Thibaut Courtois not prevented a David Luiz own goal with a stunning save.

Thierry Henry has explained why he feels that Antonio Conte has been the Premier League's manager of the year following his brilliant start to life at Chelsea.

Victory strengthened City's grip on the fourth and final Champions League qualification spot, with Guardiola's men now seven points ahead of fifth-placed Arsenal.

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard was interviewed by Sky Sports following his sublime performance against Bournemouth yesterday, as he netted his 14th league goal in a comfortable 3-1 victory at Dean Court.

"No team in the world wins only the very, very good games".

"It will now be a normal week in terms of our preparation for Tottenham and I watched them today against Watford". Someone said in the changing room that we know the most important thing is our result, that's what we have to focus on, especially in training during the week to be ready for the game.

"We passed the test", Hazard told BT Sport.

Bournemouth 1-3 Chelsea (Alonso).

"It's important now in every game to try and take three points, including at Old Trafford".

Perhaps the most fantastic thing about Conte winning the Premier League during his first season wouldn't be that he is a newcomer to the English top flight, but that he managed to do it with Alonso and Victor Moses as his wing backs.

"For sure Tottenham have a great desire to win the title and we must have the same desire".

Chelsea upped the ante and Alonso may have scored again five minutes later, but he headed a Costa delivery off target.

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