Antonio Conte’s Chelsea were back to winning ways on Monday as they put three past a West Bromwich Albion side, that look destined to face the drop this season. The Blues opened the scoring through Eden Hazard, who curled past Ben Foster, after playing a neat one-two with Olivier Giroud. West Brom had chances to equalize but failed to take any, as they went into halftime 1-0 down.
Cesc Fabregas’ pass deflected and fell to Victor Moses, who found space and time on the ball inside the box and made no mistake, doubling Chelsea’s lead and Hazard added another not too long later, with a thunderous shot from the edge of the box, to beat Foster at the near post, to steal all three points. Here are the player ratings for the Blues in this win:
Chelsea Players Rated And Slated
Thibaut Courtois (6):
Probably had one real save to make all game, but was alert to danger in the air and kept a well-deserved clean sheet.
Cesar Azpilicueta (7):
Stuck to his task well at the back, negating any threat from West Brom and also winning the ball back quickly, keeping the visitors under pressure.
Andreas Christensen (8):
Only just back from an injury, the youngster put in a solid performance at the heart of the defence, dealing with everything thrown at him and easing himself back into the first team.
Antonio Rudiger (6):
Was hardly tested except at the start of the game but was still pro-active, keeping his side on the front foot.
Victor Moses (7):
Was sloppy with his passing in the…