Gonzalo Higuain scores brace as ruthless Chelsea thrash Huddersfield Town

first_img Next Gonzalo Higuain scores brace as ruthless Chelsea thrash Huddersfield TownGonzalo Higuain and Eden Hazard scored two goals each while David Luiz netted once as Chelsea crushed Huddersfield Town 5-0 in the Premier League.advertisement Reuters LondonFebruary 2, 2019UPDATED: February 2, 2019 23:27 IST Gonzalo Higuain celebrates with Chelsea teammates (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSChelsea thrashed Huddersfield Town 5-0 in the Premier LeagueGonzalo Higuain scored his first two Premier League goals. Eden Hazard also scored a braceThe victory took Chelsea back to fourth place above Arsenal in the Premier League tableNew Chelsea striker Gonzalo Higuain scored his first two Premier League goals on Saturday, sharing the spoils with Eden Hazard in a 5-0 victory over bottom side Huddersfield Town to ease the pressure on coach Maurizio Sarri.Argentine Higuain, who arrived in London last month, received a neat side-footed pass from N’Golo Kante in the 16th minute and squeezed a shot between goalkeeper Jonas Loessl and the near post.Just before halftime Hazard converted a penalty for his 11th league goal of the season after Elias Kachunga brought down Chelsea fullback Cesar Azpilicueta on the edge of the area and referee Paul Tierney pointed at the spot.Double trouble! pic.twitter.com/4LJpIbtvjVChelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) February 2, 2019The Belgian then got his 12 in the 67th minute by rounding Loessl and coolly slotting home from a Ross Barkley pass.Two minutes later Higuain added his second, a looping shot taking a deflection before hitting the back of the net. David Luiz made it five in the 86th minute, his header helped into the goal by the hapless Kachunga’s outstretched foot.Sarri says the team was really motivated today. He adds that level must now be matched every game, whatever has happened before.And that’s all from the boss for now. There will be more online and on our app later on. Thanks for following. #CHEHUDChelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) February 2, 2019Chelsea had lost their previous two league games, including a 4-0 drubbing by mid-table Bournemouth on Wednesday, sparking talk that coach Maurizio Sarri might become the latest in a string of their managers to be fired after just a few months.advertisement.@DavidLuiz_4 completing the scoring with a header! #CHEHUD pic.twitter.com/ILALZ0BGJDChelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) February 2, 2019But the win took Chelsea back to fourth place above Arsenal, who play at Manchester City on Sunday, while Huddersfield remain rooted to the basement, six points behind second-bottom Fulham.Also Watch:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byJepher Nickels Tags :Follow Gonzalo HiguainFollow Eden HazardFollow David LuizFollow ChelseaFollow Huddersfield TownFollow Premier leaguelast_img

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