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Huddersfield 1-3 Chelsea player ratings, stats and reaction: Blues ace delivers MOTM performance as Chelsea go joint second with Man United

Chelsea beat Huddersfield 3-1 in the Premier League tonight, as the Blues went level on points with rivals Man United in second.

The away side opened the scoring in the 23rd minute, after Bakyoko was put through by Willian, as the Frenchman slotted the ball home to give Antonio Conte’s side the lead.

Chelsea then doubled their lead in the 43rd minute, after a cross from Marcos Alonso was turned in by Willian at the back post.

The Blues then wrapped up their side of the scoring five minutes after half time, as the Spaniard was set up by Willian, with the winger then hammering the ball home to give Conte’s side their third.

The Terriers pulled one back in the 92nd minute through Laurent Depoitre, however it was only a consolation as the Blues went level on points with Man United.

Man of the Match

Willian had an absolutely brilliant game tonight, with the Brazilian forward being at the centre of all the good things that happened for Chelsea as they stormed past the Terriers.

Willian’s overall play was impressive tonight, with the player bagging a goal and two assist for this troubles as he guided his side to all three points.

This tweet sums up just how good the forward was this evening.

Stat of the Match

This from Opta shows that is was just Willian’s night tonight

Player Ratings

Huddersfield: Lossl 6, Smith 5, Zanka 6, Shchindler 6, Lowe 5, Kachunga 6, Williams 5, Hogg 6, Mooy 6, Ince 6, Mounie 6 / Subs: Whitehead 6, Hadergjonaj 6, Depoitre 7

Chelsea: Courtois 6, Azpilicueta 6, Christensen 7, Rudiger 6, Moses 6, Kante 7, Bakayoko 8, Alonso 7, Willian 9, Pedro 7, Hazard 7 / Subs: Ampadu 6, Drinkwater 6, Batshuayi 6

Reaction

This from Hazard shows what a good guy he is, and how well Willian played tonight!

Whilst these fans were shocked at how good some of the Blues’ stars were this evening

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