Lampard hails Hazard after Chelsea win

first_img Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook Embed from Getty ImagesChelsea legend Frank Lampard says Eden Hazard’s display against Qarabag underlined his world-class ability. Hazard scored his sixth goal in seven appearances for the Blues as they coasted into the Champions League knockout stages with a thumping 4-0 win over Qarabag.AdChoices广告The Belgian also teed up the second goal for Willian with an exquisite flick.Speaking on BT Sport, Chelsea’s all-time leading scorer Lampard, who netted 211 goals for the Blues, said: “World class for me is affecting games at Champions League and international level over a period of time and Hazard is certainly in that bracket.”Fellow pundits Rio Ferdinand and Steven Gerrard agreed.“He has everything,” said ex-Liverpool and England midfielder Gerrard. “He can score goals, he can can create goals, he has vision speed and is direct. His awareness for the little back-heel was sensational; that was world class right there.”Former Manchester United and England defender Ferdinand added: “Hazard is definitely world class.“He is the reason Chelsea won the league and if they are going to go any deeper in the competition he will have to play a huge role and do what he did tonight.”last_img

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