Video: Eden Hazard opens the scoring for Chelsea against Southampton after some great work by ‘misfit’ Ross Barkley

This afternoon Maurizio Sarri’s title contending Chelsea side faced up against 16th placed Southampton at Saint Mary’s.

Maurizio Sarri’s men took the lead on the half-hour mark through star-man Eden Hazard.

One-time ‘misfit’ Ross Barkley continued his resurgence at Chelsea by recovering the ball for the Blues before slipping in Hazard who kept a cool head to fire the title contenders into the lead.

The goal was Hazard’s seventh of the season and the Belgian wizard looks nailed on to win his second Premier League Player of the Season award.

Check out Hazard’s opener below: 

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Maurizio Sarri has worked wonders with Chelsea so far this season and the Blues’ chances of lifting the Premier League title at the end of the season are looking more likely than fans would have ever imagined.

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