The Stamford Bridge club moved to the top of the Premier League table with a comprehensive 3-0 win over Newcastle on Saturday.
Chelsea are starting to click into gear at just the right time, with Jose Mourinho’s men looking like real title contenders.
With City and Arsenal both dropping points this weekend, Chelsea have moved to the top of the table.
The star of the show against the Tyneside outfit was undoubtedly Hazard, who put in another dazzling performance for the west London side.
Two neatly worked goals in the first half were backed up with a goal from the penalty spot to complete his hat-trick.
The former Lille man was clearly the object of the Chelsea squad’s celebrations after the game, with a number of players posting photos with the Belgian in the dressing room.
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