Throwback to when Hazard praised Batshuayi after Atletico Madrid win: 'He scores every time he gets on the pitch'
- On 27 September 2017, Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid 2-1.
- Griezman (Atletico), Morata (Chelsea) and Batschuayi were the scorers.
- Hazard had praised his Blues teammate at the time, Batschuayi, for being a 'top scorer'.
- 'He scores every time he gets on the pitch', said the Belgian midfielder of his compatriot.
It was on 27 September 2017 when the Blues beat Atletico Madrid 2-1 at the Wanda Metropolitano. Griezman (Atletico) and Morata (Chelsea) scored the first goals for each side. Batschuayi was the one who scored a 94th-minute winner.
After the game, Eden Hazard hailed his then-teammate and compatriot, Batschuayi: “He scores every time he gets on the pitch.
“He is a top scorer so I am very happy for him. Alvaro Morata too.
“It was a tough game against one of the biggest teams in Europe, but we deserved to win the game.
"We have quality in the team and we want to win every game. It was not easy today but we did it.”
When Hazard arrived in Madrid, he was criticized for his weight gain.
"It is true. I will not hide it," he said.
"When I am on holiday, I am on holiday.
"I gained five kilos in summer. I am one of those who gain quickly and lose quickly if I pay attention."