What a win! Chelsea players were on fire today and fired the team to the second place with 25 points, behind Manchester City.
West Bromwich Albion didn’t perform as good as everyone expected, which gave Chelsea an easy lead in the first half and a good win in general.
We will rate our players after every match, here are Chelsea Insider players ratings:
Thibaut Courtois: Made a couple of good saves and had a clean sheet 7/10
Andreas Christensen: He will have a bright future for sure, a good match against not an easy team. He gained Conte’s confidence even with Rudiger and Luiz availability. 7/10
Gary Cahill: Average match, didn’t have a lot to do but when he was needed, he performed well. 7/10
Cesar Azpilicueta: Good performance as well from the Spaniard. Nothing much to do though. 7/10
Tiemoue Bakayoko: Good passes and match. He had a dangerous chance to score in the 11th minute but didn’t score. 7/10
Cesc Fabregas: What an accurate assist to Alonso! But was booked for diving. 7/10
N’Golo Kante: A good match and helped to balance the offensive and defensive tasks. 8/10
Marcos Alonso: An amazing effort in the offense and defense as well, one of the best players today, and scored a goal. 8/10
Davide Zappacosta: A good performance offensively and he was solid in the defense. He deserves more playing time. 7/10
Eden Hazard: No Hazard, no party. He was behind the first goal and scored the second goal. 9/10
Alvaro Morata: One goal and always on target. He reached his 8th Premier League goal with Chelsea and stays in golden boot race. 8/10
Man of the match: No doubt, Eden Hazard is the man of the match. He was behind three of Chelsea’s goals today, two goals and one was involved indirectly in it.
Antonio Conte (manager): A good match and tactics. He tried to go out of this match with the best result and least effort in order to prepare for Atletico Madrid’s crucial and decisive match in the Champions League. 9/10