Graphic: Chelsea leader returns exceptional stats versus Maribor

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Francesc Fabregas and Eden Hazard attracted the plaudits for the Blues in the Champions League, but John Terry also performed admirably.

John Terry vs Maribor

Chelsea convincingly defeated Maribor in the Champions League at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday evening, with goals flying in from multiple parties - Loic Remy, legendary strike hero Didier Drogba and two from Eden Hazard.

The 6-0 rout sees Jose Mourinho consolidate their dominance over Group G, with seven points already banked which has thus opened up a two point lead over FC Schalke 04 in second and a five point cushion over Maribor in third.

Home crowd favourite Hazard's contributions were worthy of any highlight reel, as the Belgian attacker showed great pitch craft with the ball at his feet whilst also demonstrating elite-level finishing instinct from both the penalty spot and in open play.

Summer signing Cesc, who has been superb in Premier League duty this season, once again proved to be one of Europe's most accomplished passers of the football as the Spaniard kept things ticking over in midfield.

Yet Chelsea skipper John Terry also deserves commendation for his display at both ends of the park.

Terry was combative in defence as he produced blocks, clearances and was successful in the duel.

However, he also proved to be a creative outlet as he set up the first Blues goal and belied his 33-year-old legs by storming up to the attacking end of the pitch from the defensive zone, in order to claim the club's third goal.

Terry also put together 64 touches on the football and enjoyed a 96% passing accuracy.

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