- Chelsea on Saturday, April 8, 2017, defeated Bournemouth 3-1 in a Premier League fixture
- The win restored Blues seven-point lead on the standings
- Star player Eden Hazard netted a wonderful goal in the match
Chelsea extended their lead on the Premier League standings with seven points on Saturday, April 8, 2017, after beating Bournemouth 3-1 at the Vitality Stadium.
The Blues approached the tie gunning for all three points after confirming the result of Tottenham who annihilated Watford at the White Hart Lane.
Antonio Conte's men went ahead in the 17th minute through an own goal from Adam Smith as Bournemouth's defenders could not cope with Chelsea's flurry of attack.
Man of the moment Eden Hazard netted the second goal for the Blues in the 20th minute, but the hosts gave themselves some hope in the 42nd minute when Joshua King reduced the scoreline with a fantastic finish.
As the hosts continued to search got the crucial equalizing goal, Chelsea's Marcos Alonso broke their hearts when he scored a stunning free kick to give the league leaders the deserved victory.
NAIJ.com can report that Chelsea are now on 75 points after 31 games played this term in the Premier League.