There are two new managers at these two famous old clubs, and two new ways of playing and yet, in the end of one of the season’s early
Hazard had come on for Barkley and was thrilling, committing defenders. Olivier Giroud replaced Morata. It was an Arsenal substitute, Alexandre Lacazette, who gave the ball away for the third goal, and then trying to retrieve it was utterly deceived by Hazard. The Belgian showed it to him on his right, then swept past on his left, selecting Alonso’s front post run for his cutback and Chelsea were back in the lead. This time they would not throw it away.
classics, the decisive influence was the magnificent Eden Hazard, coming off the bench and as good as ever. KZ