Maurizio Sarri makes big Eden Hazard claim after Crystal Palace win

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Maurizio Sarri has overseen ten successive unbeaten games thus far, and has the chance of equalling a Premier League record unbeaten run at the start of his tenure.

Sarri's unbeaten start goes on and aside from the momentum that brings, there is a real calmness to Chelsea's belief that they can win regardless of the match situation.

MF N'Golo Kante, 8 - Played a key role in keeping a lively Van Aanholt in check against his former club, covering the entire right side of the pitch with his usual blend of dynamism and intelligence.

Chelsea quickly had the ball in the net again only for an offside flag to curtail Willian's celebrations.

Three thoughts on Chelsea's 3-1 win vs. Pedro wanders into the box and latches onto the cross from Alonso!

It took the in-form Spaniard's goal tally to five in his last six Chelsea appearances.

Alvaro Morata secured the lead for the Blues on 32 minutes when he finished off a cross after turning inside the box- handing them a deserved lead.

52- Goal! Palace are level Andros Townsend drills the ball into the bottom corner on the breakaway! Shortly afterward Pedro swept home to make it 3-1 and the game was safe.

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We've picked Alvaro Morata as our man of the match.

This smart video from Chelsea seems to neatly sum up the rich vein of form the Blues are in at the minute.

Chelsea's game against Crystal Palace can be viewed by United Kingdom residents on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League, channels 401 and 402 respectively on Sky and channels 501 and 502 respectively for Virgin Media users.

Now for Crystal Palace! . However, since 2015/16, Zaha has been booked four times for diving in the Premier League, more than any other player. Jordan Ayew drops to the bench and is replaced by German playmaker Max Meyer.

"We were lucky because we had Eden [Hazard] on the bench". The Blues may have lost two of the last three league meetings between the sides, but they are a different proposition under Sarri and it would take a courageous punter to oppose them here.

Crystal Palace have become somewhat of a bogey team for Chelsea, winning two of the past three games at Stamford Bridge.

Crystal Palace in the Premier League.

Up ahead in attack, the good news is that Eden Hazard is available. He has to play for the team, with his [team] mates, without thinking about goals. It promises to be a hoot!