The Belgian has been the best player on the park and the Magpies have often been cynical in their attempts to stop him
How do you stop Eden Hazard when he’s in the mood? Kick him, apparently.
That’s the approach Newcastle have taken and Chelsea fans are furious.
The Belgian has been excellent in his first Premier League start, but was forced to hobble through much of the first-half due to several cynical challenges from the Magpies, including a nasty rake down his achilles.
So far, Hazard has not managed to provide the breakthrough for his side in the face of a disciplined, organised display from Newcastle in defence.
Here are the best tweets:
I think I’m going to wake up with bruises just from watching Wilfried Zaha and Eden Hazard being beaten up by opposition today.