Chelsea’s victory over Aston Villa has overshadowed Jose Mourinho’s decision to leave key play maker Eden Hazard on the bench.
Hazard was key to Chelsea’s success last season and to Belgium’s recent climb to world number 1. However, Hazard has been under performing for Chelsea this season and Mourinho has pointed out the exact reason he feels that Hazard has been under performing.
Mourinho stated that Hazard’s defensive work is not up to par and even goes on the state Chelsea’s poor defensive record is partly due to Hazard’s poor defensive work.
“Leaving super quality on the bench but bringing tactical positioning and hoping the team could be solid” was what Mourinho said to leaving Hazard on the bench.