Hazard: "We can beat everyone if we want."

Hazard is confident Chelsea can beat any side.

Higuain, Eden Hazard and Chelsea teammates celebrate. (Image: AFP/Getty Images)

Eden Hazard is convinced Chelsea have what it takes to beat Manchester City next week.


Maurizio Sarri’s side bounced back to winning ways following their shock 4-0 loss at Bournemouth - the Blues’ worst league defeat in over 22 years - by beating Huddersfield 5-0 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.


Hazard was in fine form on the day as he scored a brace - to take his season's tally to 15 - for Chelsea, who travel to the Etihad Stadium next Sunday looking to land a huge blow to Man City's title hopes.


"It's going to be a different game than two or three months ago," Hazard told Chelsea TV. "I think they will have the ball. City have these kind of players to play together.


"We will defend well and then we will score one goal or two."


Chelsea have difficult matches ahead with the City game being the first before the FA Cup fifth round clash against Manchester United on February 18, either side of Europa League last-32 legs with Malmo of Sweden, a clash with Tottenham in the Premier League and then the Carabao Cup final to be played on February the 24th at Wembley. 


"We need to be focused," Hazard added. "This month is going to be hard, but we are Chelsea. We can beat everyone if we want."


Regarding Gonzalo Higuain, who scored a double over the weekend, he said: "He's a great striker. He's a bit less of a target man than (Olivier) Giroud, but he can hold the ball, he can play one touches. He's intelligent. In the box he's unbelievable. He will score more goals."


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