Chelsea v Huddersfield: Gonzalo Higuain nets brace in the Blues 5-0 win over Terriers

Chelsea v Huddersfield: Gonzalo Higuain nets brace in the Blues 5-0 win over Terriers

- Chelsea on Saturday, February 2, defeated Huddersfield Town 5-0 in Premier League tie

- Eden Hazard and Gonzalo Higuain scored a brace each for Chelsea in this encounter

- Chelsea are now occupying fourth position on the table pending the outcome of Arsenal's match

Chelsea on Saturday, February 2, redeemed themselves after their embarrassing defeat against Bournemouth by beating visiting Huddersfield Town 5-0 in a Premier League match.

The Blues went into this game with the aims of making their fans happy following their last defeat as new signing Gonzalo Higuain scored for the first time for the Blues.

But it was the visitors who had the first chance to score at Stamford Bridge in the 7th minute when Chris Lowe located Juninho Bacuna with a long pass, but he failed to beat goalkeeper Kepa.

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Chelsea scored their first goal in the 16th minute through Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain who benefited from a loose ball from Huddersfield defense.

Maurizio Sarri's men go their second goal before the half time break when Cesar Azlipicueta took a preposterous dive to con referee Paul and win Chelsea a penalty.

Eden Hazard then stepped forward to score the spot kick for the Blues in the 45th minute.

Huddersfield Town had no chance in the second half as Chelsea clipped their wings completely at Stamford Bridge.

Eden Hazard scored his second goal in the 66th minute, and three minutes later, Gonzalo Higuain also netted his goal number two for the Stamford Bridge landlords.

Brazilian football star David Luiz netted the fifth and last goal for Chelsea as the Blues won the match 5-0.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Tiémoué Bakayoko expressed strong desire for him to stay at Italian club AC Milian where he currently plays on loan from Premier League giants Chelsea.

Bakayoko landed a loan deal at the San Siro in the summer having flopped on his debut Premier League season at Stamford Bridge.

The Frenchman joined Chelsea from Monaco in 2017, but he was unable to find his rhythm in which the Blues were forced to send him out on loan.

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