By Adeboye Amosu: Nigerian star Victor Moses scored on his 209th Premier League appearance as Chelsea put behind them their recent struggles by thrashing West Bromwich Albion 3-0 at the Stamford Bridge on Monday.
Eden Hazard scored a brace for the Blues in the encounter.
It was Moses’ second league goal of the season in what was his 20th Premier League appearance for the West London club this term.
The former Wigan Athletic star was involved from start to finish in the game.
Chelsea also moved to the fourth position in the table with the win, one point behind Liverpool who sit in third position.
Chelsea went into the game low on confidence after winning three out of 10 matches in all competitions in 2018 and two back-to-back defeats against Bournemouth and Watford.
West Brom suffered a big setback early on when Daniel Sturridge sustained an injury after colliding with Cesar Azpilicueta and had to be replaced by Jay Rodriguez.
Hazard fired Chelsea ahead in the 25th minute after combining well with Olivier Giroud.
Giroud who was handed his first start by Chelsea manager Antonio Conte since his deadline day switch from Arsenal played a one-two with Hazard who buried the ball past Ben Foster.
After a nervy start to the second half, Moses doubled Chelsea’s advantage in the 64th minute.
Cesc Fabregas’ pass was deflected into the path of the Nigerian and he camly slotted the ball beyond Forster.
Hazard got his second of the game eight minutes later to put the game totally beyond the visitors.
The Belgian cut inside on his left and blasted the ball past a wrong-footed Forster.Unblock the FIFA World Cup with ExpressVPN the #1 Trusted Name in VPN