Eden Hazard, Chelsea's failure to fire vs. West Ham exposes weaknesses

Eden Hazard, Chelsea's failure to fire vs. West Ham exposes weaknesses

The Austrian also scored the victor when Chelsea made the trip from west to east London last season.

West Ham goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski stops a shot from Chelsea's Alvaro Morata.

"If you play in the Europa League away, not at home, you can ask to play on the Monday night".

Chelsea FC have won all five of their Premier League games so far this season as they look to try and challenge for the title this term under Sarri.

But the former Napoli boss warned: "As you know, for an English team, it is very hard to play in the Europa League with the Premier League rules". "I hope he's going to score more and more but I don't think he will score more than me".

English Premier League Report: West Ham United v Chelsea 23 September 2018

"In England we can not ask this so we have to play after 64 hours".

Old habits are hard to shake, and throughout Hazard's career at Chelsea he has been required to be a key creator as well as scorer. "It is not a big problem now because we have played only six matches but in the future it may be a problem".

"Maybe in two, three or four months it will be a problem". Maybe I have to rest many players on Thursdays. "Maybe then I have to rest many players on Thursdays. five, six, seven at a time".

Twice he attempted to break West Ham's offside trap by darting onto long, floated passes over their defence; the first occasion was halted by a raised flag, the second resulted in a tackle from the recovering Fabian Balbuena. Following Sunday's draw with West Ham, Sarri faces his first massive test as manager against a Liverpool side looking unstoppable right now. This was a truer reflection of where they are as a team.

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