English Premiership

Hazard senses change in attitude

2016-08-22 20:15
Eden Hazard (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has attributed his team's winning start to the renewed sense of positivity Antonio Conte has brought to the Blues camp.

The Belgian, who provided the assist for countryman Michy Batshuayi's equalising goal against Watford on Sunday, feels that the club's new boss has instilled a genuine desire to win at Stamford Bridge.

Diego Costa popped up to score with mere minutes left on the clock, poking the ball through the legs of Heurelho Gomes to seal the London club's second consecutive Premier League win.

In an interview with the club's official website, Hazard spoke of the current culture in the side.

"The attitude is fantastic, even in training everyone wants to win games," the playmaker said. "That is why now we are winning.

"It's always difficult to come back when they score but we did great. We played a good second half and we scored two great goals - at the end I think we deserved to win.

"It's just the start of the season but if we want to stay at the top we have to win. Both Manchester teams won, so we had to win and we did."

New signing N'Golo Kante also weighed in on the topic.

"We know the coach has his idea of football and he tries to teach it to us," Kante said.

"We try to win all the games like he wants, he's a good manager, he believes in his team and we try to give everything for him.

"It is early, we have a good team, but of course we want to be the champions," the former Leicester city midfielder added.

Read more on:    chelsea  |  english premiership  |  eden hazard  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Friday, 20 October 2017
West Ham United v Brighton & Hove Albion, London Stadium 21:00
Saturday, 21 October 2017
Chelsea v Watford, Stamford Bridge 13:30
Stoke City v AFC Bournemouth, Bet365 Stadium 16:00
Manchester City v Burnley, Etihad Stadium 16:00
Swansea City v Leicester City, Liberty Stadium 16:00
Newcastle United v Crystal Palace, St. James' Park 16:00
Huddersfield Town v Manchester United, The John Smith's Stadium 16:00
Southampton v West Bromwich Albion, St. Mary's Stadium 18:30
Sunday, 22 October 2017
Everton v Arsenal, Goodison Park 14:30
Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool, Wembley Stadium 17:00
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Who will claim the Premier League title at the end of the 2017/18 season?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.