Eden Hazard stole the present as Chelsea romped to a Four-1 win over Cardiff on Saturday.
Maurizio Sarri’s aspect recovered from the early blow of falling behind to Neil Warnock’s newly promoted aspect to take care of their spectacular 100% begin to the brand new season.
Sol Bamba prodded the guests in entrance to threaten a shock outcome, however Hazard turned the sport on its head with two very good targets in a devastating seven-minute spell earlier than half time.
Hazard drew his aspect degree within the 37th minute, arrowing a low right-footed shot throughout Neil Etheridge after he had been let loose by Olivier Giroud.
The previous Arsenal striker, most well-liked from the begin to Alvaro Morata, turned supplier once more a minute earlier than the break, permitting Hazard to cap a nice transfer together with his second of the afternoon.
And the Belgium worldwide accomplished his hat-trick, his first within the Premier League since November 2014, from the penalty spot with 10 minutes remaining.
Hazard was then withdrawn to a standing ovation and as he left the pitch, assistant coach Gianfranco Zola was seen bowing in appreciation of the 27-year-old’s masterful show.