Eden Hazard's double give Chelsea victory over Man City

Eden Hazard's double give Chelsea victory over Man City

- Chelsea are now edging closer to the EPL title with their 2-1 win against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge

- The Blues defeated Manchester City with Eden Hazard scoring both goals for the London club

- The London side are yet to lose back-to-back Premier League games at Stamford Bridge since November 2011

Chelsea took a great step towards the English Premier League title as they defeated Pep Guardiola's Manchester City 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night, April 5.

Eden Hazard's double give Chelsea victory over Man City

Chelsea defeated City at Stamford Bridge

Hazard opened the scoring in the 10th minute after finishing a nice Chelsea move from the right, but Sergio Aguero scored the equalizer for City in the 26th minute.

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Hazard netted the second goal scored in the 35th minute to guarantee Chelsea with a win after having his initial penalty stopped by Willy Caballero.

NAIJ.com confirms that the Belgian who scored both goals for Chelsea was voted the man-of-the-match in their tough encounter against City.

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The Blues have not lost back-to-back Premier League games at Stamford Bridge since November 2011 under Andre Villas-Boas and they hope to keep this record going after losing to Crystal Palace over the weekend.

With 72 points from 30 games and 8 matches left to ply, the London side seat firmly on the table, 7 points ahead of second-placed Tottenham, who also won 3 - 1 against Swansea at the Liberty stadium.

Source: Sports.naij.com

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