Hazard sets Blues off to third straight win

Eden Hazard (left) celebrating his ninth-minute goal against Burnley last night. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte maintained a winning start to his English Premier League career with the win at Stamford Bridge. The Blues scored early in the ninth minute
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Eden Hazard (left) celebrating his ninth-minute goal against Burnley last night. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte maintained a winning start to his English Premier League career with the win at Stamford Bridge. The Blues scored early in the ninth minute when Hazard drove in a low shot from the edge of the box and into Tom Heaton's net. Willian added the second goal four minutes before half-time after rounding off an individual effort with a strike from close range. Victor Moses sealed the win one minute before the final whistle. Chelsea now have nine points from three games.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 28, 2016, with the headline 'Hazard sets Blues off to third straight win'. Print Edition | Subscribe