Five years ago, Ander Herrera produced one of the best man-marking performances in Premier League history on Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, as Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United toppled the champions elect 2-0. It’s April 16, 2017 at Manchester United. Jose Mourinho wants to win and so does Ander Herrera. But there’s one problem: Chelsea.

Antonio Conte was leading the Blues to a barnstorming Premier League title triumph in which they’d tally 30 victories, then an English record. Their talisman, Eden Hazard, enjoyed a sensational season, thriving with 16 goals and five assists in Conte’s 3-4-3 formation. By the spring, Chelsea had already beaten the Red Devils twice – both at Stamford Bridge – where Mourinho had reigned for two separate spells before Conte conquered the division. Continue reading


Eden Hazard was a major absentee as Real Madrid came from behind to beat hosts Sevilla 3-2 in the league thereby moving closer to winning the Spanish La Liga title this season and a second Spanish La Liga title in three years.

Belgian international Eden Hazard missed the trip to play Sevilla due to injury. As a matter of fact, the former Chelsea and Lille player has been missing from the Real Madrid squad since he underwent surgery to remove a metal plate in his right ankle towards the end of last month. The expectation is that the Belgian national team skipper will return to action before the end of the season.

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Belgian star Eden Hazard was left on the substitutes bench for the entire game as his Real Madrid side suffered a big defeat in the El Clasico. Eden Hazard has been a regular on the Real Madrid substitutes bench and his status was the same for the El Clasico meeting with Barcelona at home on Sunday night.

Eden Hazard and Real Madrid came into the El Clasicoclashat the Estadio Santiago Bernebeu on the back of five successive wins over Barcelona. The Catalan giants were able to stop the poor run thanks to the 4-0 away win over Real Madrid. Continue reading


Real Madrid are through to the Copa Del Rey quarterfinals after Belgian international Eden Hazard came up with a big goal in extra time of the last 16 clash with hosts Elche. The goal from Eden Hazard ensured that Real Madrid came from behind to beat Elche 2-1 with all the goals coming in extra time.

The major events from the Copa Del Rey last 16 tie happened in the extra thirty minutes added after the two teams failed to score in regulation time. The game burst into life on 102 minutes when Madrid skipper Marcelo was sent off for a professional foul on Elche substitute TeteMorente. From the resulting free-kick, the home team took the lead. Verdi took it and his shot was blocked before the rebound was deflected into the back of the net by Brazil international Casemiro. The goal from Elche happened in the 103rd minute and it gave the hosts a slim advantage at the end of the first half in extra time.
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Real Madrid playmaker Eden Hazard has been dropped from the Belgium squad ahead of their final World Cup 2022 qualifier against hosts Wales in Group E. Eden Hazard and four others were dropped from the squad with a place at the World Cup tournament in Qatar already sealed.

Belgium secured a spot at the tournament on Qatari soil next year when they emerged as Group E winners in the European section of the qualifiers thanks to the home win over Estonia. The Belgians beat lowly Estonia 3-1 at home to secure passage to Qatar. The motivation for the final qualifier against the Welsh team is to maintain their unbeaten run in the qualifiers. Belgium can also take their winning run to six games in the qualifiers with an away win over Wales.
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Spanish giants avenged their double defeat against Ukrainian club football giants Shakthar Donetsk following their 5-0 away win over the same team in the first of their two Champions League meetings this season.

Shakthar Donetsk stunned the footballing world last season when they defeated Shakthar Donetsk twice in the group stage and Real Madrid were handed the chance to make things right when they were drawn together when the draw for this season’s Champions League group stage was held in August. Real Madrid took the opportunity to make things right after the double defeat from last season thanks to the5-0 away win over their Ukrainian opponent.
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Real Madrid playmaker Eden Hazard was on target as Belgium took a major step towards qualifying for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament from the European section with a big win over the Czech Republic. He was one of the goalscorers as Belgium beat visitors Czech Republic 3-0 at home in a Group E clash played on Sunday.

Eden Hazard scored the second goal for Belgium four minutes before the interval to add to the opening goal of the game for Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku. Lukaku was able to celebrate his century of appearances for his country with the first goal against the Czechs on eight minutes. AC Milan fullback Alexis Saelemaekers wrapped up the points for Belgium with the third goal midway through the second half. Continue reading


New Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has approved the sale of Eden Hazard who has endured a frustrating spell at the club since he joined two years ago.

According to media portal ABC, Ancelotti has given his approval for the possible sale of Eden Hazard as he targets a small squad of 23 players. The Italian tactician wants to trim his large squad to just 23 players. It was revealed that both manager Ancelotti and Real Madrid president Florentino Perez are in agreement about cutting the number of players in the squad.
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Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard has found it hard to ride on his luck in recent years and has suffered a lot from different injury problems that have hampered his career. Since moving from Chelsea to Real Madrid some months ago, the Belgium international forward has not lived up to expectations and continues to owe the Spanish La Liga giants and their fans consistency on the pitch. His time at the club, which is now considered by many to be a disaster, has continued to hit rock-bottom and even though he has been trying hard to get it back on track, the injuries keep coming back.

However, there seems to be a bit of good news as things are, with reports claiming that the Real Madrid man could be returning to fitness gradually. The attacker is currently away on international duty with his country Belgium and is hoping that he can help them win the Euros 2020 trophy but that is not the only detail. Reports have claimed that Hazard is now averaging more minutes on the pitch than he has done for Real Madrid in recent times and they are good signs that he could be returning to his club as a different player than when he left.
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Eden Hazard came off the bench to rescue a point for Real Madrid in their home clash with Sevilla in the Spanish La Liga at the weekend.

The Belgian national team player started the Sevilla game on the bench before coming on for the final eleven minutes. His goal secured a 2-2 draw for Real Madrid in a game that the Spanish club needed to win to take the lead in the race to win the league title in the top flight this season.
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