Frank Lampard raves about Eden Hazard after Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool FC
Frank Lampard discusses Eden Hazard's form in the 1-1 draw between Liverpool FC and Chelsea
Frank Lampard claimed that Eden Hazard was the best player on the pitch in the first half of Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool FC on Saturday.
The Belgian playmaker was in superb form throughout at Anfield as he helped Antonio Conte’s men earn a point against the Reds.
Liverpool FC took the lead in the 65th minute after a goalless first half, when Mohamed Salah continues his fine form and poked home from close range.
However, Willian came off the bench for Chelsea and netted an equaliser in the second half, when his cross-shot beat Simon Mignolet.
Hazard has been in good form for Chelsea in recent weeks, and although his impact faded somewhat in the second half, Lampard was impressed with what he saw from Hazard at Anfield.
Speaking to BT Sport at half-time, Lampard said: “He’s been the best player on the pitch.
“When pops up in these positions, getting in and around. He’s in such good form and looks so sharp.
“Even when they got tight to him, he was wriggling away from people.”
Hazard will be expecting to feature for Chelsea when the Blues return to Premier League action on Wednesday night with a home clash against Swansea City.
The Blues are currently in third place in the Premier League table as they look to try and catch Manchester City before the season is out.
Chelsea won the title last term under Conte but did not have the distraction of European football.