Eden Hazard has Thursday with Chelsea for the final of the League Cup is placed. That was at the expense of Tottenham Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen, who, like Hazard, the entire party played. Afterwards reacted Hazard delightfully laconic on the criticism of his coach: “I don’t care, I don’t care.”
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With a 2-1 victory plain Chelsea the 1-0 defeat in the heenwedstrijd, and then in a penalty shoot-out 4-2 at the longest end pulled. Captain Hazard scored in the 38th minute of the 2-0, good for his thirteenth goal of the season, the third in the League Cup, but the first in 2019. In the penalty shoot-out he would be the fifth team credentials and stay up to account for but in the end had not come into action.
Afterwards he was for the cameras of Sky Sports was declared Man of the Match. And he responded to the criticism of his coach Maurizio Sarri, who last week said that Hazard could do better and no real leader was. When Hazard was asked about the comments of Sarri, he smiled to look at Sky Sports:
“To be honest: I don’t care,” said the Red Devil. I just play my football, it doesn’t matter to me what the manager said, I focus on the team and I just want to do my best for this team. And today I was doing that, I’m just happy.”
Sarri: “I said only that we had an issue”
Sarri was after the 2-0 defeat of last weekend against Arsenal is still “angry” because his players have no determination showed”. After the victory against the Spurs modified his harsh words:
“I have my players being attacked, I just said that we had an issue,” said the Italian. “The problem was the motivation, but we have very well reacted in this match, now we need to continuity show. I was very happy with the performance of the team, we responded very well, the players were this time very determined, so I am very happy with the performance.”
Sarri was in his first season with The Blues immediately his first ever tackle. In the final, should Chelsea Sunday 24 February at Wembley still to record against Manchester City, Vincent Kompany and Kevin De Bruyne. That won Wednesday with 0-1 in the field of resembled Burtun Albion, after the heenwedstrijd all with 9-0 had won.
“Indeed, I have never won anything, but now I’m in Chelsea and so I have in a different way already won,” said Sarri. “We will try, but it is really very difficult against Manchester City. To my mind, City the best team in Europe, so it will be very difficult.”
Acquisition Gonzalo Higuain was not yet in action, he followed his new team in the tribune. “Higuain was lucky, because if he us in the last match against Arsenal had seen, he was a little worried become, I think,” said Sarri. “But tonight it was better. “