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Chelsea - West Bromwich Albion
Premier League - 12 February 2018
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FULL TIME: Chelsea return to winning ways with a 3-0 victory courtesy of a Hazard brace and Moses' strike, a result which sees them go fourth above Spurs while the Baggies remain rooted to the bottom of the table.Thanks for following the game with us.
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Hazard bursts into the area after finding Willian, he wants a hat-trick but the Brazilian's cut back is behind him.
Azpilcueta and Hegazi are having a wrestling match in the box as Fabregas prepares to take a corner.
Chelsea are back in action in four days time against Hull City in the FA Cup and then its Barcelona next Tuesday.
- OffGareth BarryWest Bromwich Albion
- OnClaudio YacobWest Bromwich Albion
Claudio Yacob is on as the Baggies make their final change.
Pedro makes way for Willian.
GOOD SAVE: Morata cuts inside and tries his luck from around 25 yards which Foster does well to palm away.
More brilliant defending from Azpilcueta to deny Rondon, the Spaniard's positional play has been exemplary.
- OffAndreas ChristensenChelsea
- OnGary CahillChelsea
Gary Cahill comes on for Christensen who had a solid game apart from one mistake in the second half which presented Rondon with a chance.
- GoalEden HazardChelsea
GOAL FOR CHELSEA! Brilliant strike from Hazard, collecting Morata's pass and cutting inside before firing the ball into the corner from an acute angle.
GOOD SAVE! Another dynamic run from Moses, he cuts inside and fires in a low shot which Foster keeps out with an outstretched leg.
It is hard to see how the visitors can get back into this game now. They will be kicking themselves over those missed chances in the first half.
West Brom have their fifth corner from the right after Phillips cross is blocked. The set piece is comfortably dealt with by the hosts though.
- GoalVictor MosesChelsea
GOAL FOR CHELSEA! Fabregas' deflected flick falls nicely for Moses who fires the ball into the net from close range.
CHANCE! Morata's first time effort is blocked from Pedro's lay off for a corner. Fabregas' delivery is hacked clear.
- OffOlivier GiroudChelsea
- OnÁlvaro MorataChelsea
Morata is coming on for Giroud, who is bandaged up and is hobbling off after an impressive home debut.
ANOTHER CHANCE! From the corner, Evans' header goes narrowly wide. The Baggies very much still in this game, the introduction of Burke has given them new life.
CHANCE! Rondon outmuscles Christensen, who thinks he is fouled, he is through on goal but his shot is well saved by Courtois.
Hazard is livid he has not been awarded a free-kick for a shirt pull from Dawson after Giroud's backheel into the path of the Belgian.
Brilliant block from skipper Azpilcueta to slide in and block Burke's low cross, that denied a certain goal.
Hegazi forced into more good defensive work from Moses' cross after Pedro's pass. This looks ominous for the visitors.
- Yellow cardKieran GibbsWest Bromwich Albion
Gibbs is booked for a late challenge on Moses, he can have few complaints with that.
- OffChris BruntWest Bromwich Albion
- OnOliver BurkeWest Bromwich Albion
Oliver Burke comes on for Brunt so another attacking change.
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West Brom get the second half underway.
- End of 1st Half
HALF TIME: The Baggies made the better start but trail 1-0 courtesy of Hazard's goal assisted by Giroud. Alan Pardew's side will feel his team should have been awarded a penalty. But it is Chelsea who have their noses in front..
- Yellow cardJonny EvansWest Bromwich Albion
Evans is booked for a crunching challenge on Giroud who has injured his calf.
RONDON CHANCE! The striker tries his luck from 30 yards but his shot skews wide.
CLOSE! Hazard rides a challenge to sldie the ball through to Pedro who shows quick feet before crossing for Giroud whose header at the neat post goes wide.
Rodriguez runs onto a long ball but is flagged off-side. Gareth Southgate is watching on from the stands.
The attacking threat from the visitors has petered out since the goal which is a shame as they began the game brilliantly.
Giroud is getting treatment to his head after an apparent clash of heads. But he is okay to continue.
Azpilcueta pings in another cross for Giroud but Foster is there to collect. The Frenchman has been impressive as a targetman on his first Blues start.
CHANCE! Zappacosta wins a corner after a challenge from Phillips. Fabregas' delivery is flicked on by Christensen, it takes a deflection and falls to Giroud whose bicycle kick goes wide. Decent effort.
Phillips' cross is blocked by Zappacosta for their fourth corner. Its whipped into the box but Chelsea easily clear at the near post.
CLOSE! Krychowiak is brought down for a free-kick. Brunt's cross towards the back post finds Dawson whose header is blocked by Courtois but the defender is flagged off-side.
Chelsea have scored the first goal 14 times this season - and have won all 14 games.
The Belgian has been quiet but has come to the party. Fabregas found Hazard before he was set up by Giroud using his strength.
- GoalEden HazardChelsea
GOAL FOR CHELSEA! Hazard hammers the ball into the bottom corner after good link up play with Giroud.
Chelsea have a free-kick near the edge of the box after Pedro goes down easily under Hegazi's challenge.Hazard's free-kick hits the top of the wall and the Baggies clear.
We have approached the midway point of the half and both sides should have found the back of the net. It's been an entertaining affair.
CLOSE! Moses' cross near the byline is blocked for a corner. Its played short to Hazard whose low cross finds Giroud whose first-time shot is blocked, he should have scored from there.
GREAT SAVE! Azpilcueta's low curling cross falls to Zappacosta at the back post and his shot from a yard out is brilliantly blocked by a diving Foster.
Morata is wearing a Bane-like mask as he sits on the bench next to Cahill.
Nervy start from Chelsea summed up by Rudiger's performance so far. West Brom are playing like the home side.
WHAT A MISS! Rudiger's woeful header back towards the keeper finds Rodriguez who for some reason decides to shoot first time from outside the box and it trickles wide.
Chelsea have a corner after Giroud cannot get a shot away from Azpilcueta's cross. The corner is a poor one though and the Baggies clear.
Dawson is lucky to stay on the field after a shin high challenge on Zappacosta. The referee was not in a good position to see that.
CLOSE! A ball is played over the top for Giroud whose low shot from a tight angle is blocked.
CHANCE! Phillips with a fizzing cross for Rondon whose header goes wide. The visitors have made a good start.
- OffDaniel SturridgeWest Bromwich Albion
- OnJay RodriguezWest Bromwich Albion
Jay Rodriguez is on and is immediately in the thick of it. He has a shot inside the box which goes wide. He is brought down by Fabregas, who appeared to trip the striker. That should have been a penalty.
STURRIDGE INJURY: The striker walks off shaking his head. He appeared to pick up a hamstring problem from a challenge by Azpilcueta.
Sturridge finds Gibbs whose cross is blocked for a corner by Moses. The set piece is whipped in but Christensen heads it away.
The Baggies are lining up 3-5-2 with former Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge in attack.
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KICK OFF: The Blues get the game underway.
Five minutes until kick off!
West Brom have not tasted victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in any of their last 16 visits in all competitions since winning 1-0 in the League Cup in November 1983.
Baggies boss Alan Pardew says he has sympathy for last season's title winner: "I do feel sorry for the manager because the job he did last year was absolutely outstanding and I don't really think he's changed too much.
"Maybe the quality of the opposition has changed and maybe the players he's had available haven't been to the consistency he had when he won it.
"But you cannot fault his record and the job he's done since he came to the Premier League. Chelsea had great momentum last season and they played a system that everybody was trying to deal with."
The Blues have lost consecutive league games by a margin of three or more goals for the first time since October 1995 (1-4 vs Man Utd, 0-3 vs Blackburn) - they have never previously lost three in a row by such a margin in the top-flight.
After this game, the reigning Premier League champions face Hull City on Friday then Barcelona, Manchester Utd and Manchester City.
All eyes will be on Conte tonight following those humiliating losses to Bournemouth and Watford. Just 276 days since he led the Blues to the title with victory over the Baggies in May last season, he is now fighting for his job.
Conte has made some interesting statements in the past few days, including praising Luis Enrique who has been linked with the hotseat at Stamford Bridge.
WEST BROM XI: Foster, Dawson, Hegazi, Evans, Phillips, Barry, Brunt, Krychowiak, Gibbs, Sturridge, Rondon.
Three changes from the team that lost to Southampton with Gibbs, Evans and Krychowiak in.
Giroud makes his first start for the Blues while Morata is on the bench after recovering from a back injury and Cahill is dropped.
Hello and welcome to LIVE commentary as Chelsea host West Brom. Both sides need three points for very different reasons - the Blues have lost their last two games while the Baggies are rooted to the bottom of the table. Kick-off is at 20:00 GMT.