'N'Golo Kante was scared' - Eden Hazard's hilarious reason for scoring victor

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Both sides made nine changes with one eye on the top of the table Premier League clash between the same two sides on Saturday.

"I remember around two years ago, the one against Arsenal at Stamford Bridge". I like to read good articles and a passionate football fan.

With Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard continuing his tremendous form with a terrific solo effort against Liverpool in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday, the Belgian has once again drawn comparisons with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Without the points, Liverpool leaped ahead to first in the Premier League standings while Chelsea slipped to third.

Daniel Sturridge opened the scoring in the second half but goals from Chelsea's Emerson and Eden Hazard condemned Liverpool to miss out on their first trophy this season.

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But instead it was Hazard who showed his class to strike the victor as he danced past five Liverpool challenges before crashing a rising shot into the far corner for his sixth goal of the season.

"I don't have (goal) targets to be fair - my only target is to win something every year".

Klopp said: "I don't think it's a foul (Keita's challenge on Victor Moses which led to the free-kick)". That's in addition to the two assists he's provided and the two goals he scored during the global break. "I just want to keep going". Me and Alisson work together on a good basis, our relationship has been good ever since we came together and then we've got a few younger boys who are pushing us forward as well.

Chelsea's talisman jinked around several Liverpool defenders to find space in the box before unleashing a powerful drilled strike past Simon Mignolet with five minutes remaining of normal time.

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'The game on Saturday [with Liverpool] is more important.

However, the Reds manager has insisted that the discussion looked worse than it was and he was simply letting his player know that he should have laid off a late free-kick to teammate Mohamed Salah.

"I was pleased to be on the pitch", he said.

"Compared to them [Messi and Ronaldo], they are probably a lot more selfish than Eden is", said Barkley to the Telegraph.

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