Jose Mourinho’s side edge to victory at Villa Park.
Chelsea edged past a dogged Aston Villa display to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League to seven points.
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Top of the table Blues eased into an early lead against struggling Villa when Hazard put the away side ahead after eight minutes.
Having failed to score in over 10 hours of Premier League action defender Jores Okore leveled with a header early in the second half.
Serbian defender Branislav Ivanovic sweetly struck a winner mid-way through the second half to hand Chelsea all three points.