Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand singled out Belgian Eden Hazard for praise for his brilliant display in Chelsea’s 4-0 win over Qarabag in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.
The Belgium international playmaker was in great form for the Premier League Champions and it was his superb pass which set Brazilian Willian through on goal before the winger was bundled to the floor in the penalty box.
Eden Hazard then scored the resulting penalty to put the West London club ahead in the 21st moment after Qarabag’s Rashad Sadygov’s red card.
Brazil international winger Willian made doubled the scoreline in the 36th moment when he combined with Eden Hazard once again in a delightful move.
Spain international midfielder Cesc Fabregas then made in 3 when he converted his spot kick in the 74th minute, and winger Willian made it 4 in the 85th minute with a cool finish.
And football pundit Rio Ferdinand was greatly impressed by Eden Hazard’s display for Chelsea in Azerbaijan on Wednesday evening.
Having secured their spot in the next round of the UEFA Champions League, the Blues will now turn their focus towards their domestic League encounter with Merseyside giant Liverpool at Anfield Stadium on Saturday.
Antonio Conte’s team currently sits third in the League table and nine points adrift Manchester City after 12 matches of the new season.
The Reds, meanwhile, head into the match on the back of their disappointing 3-3 draw with La Liga side Sevilla on Tuesday.