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Hazard hails confidence boosting win over Liverpool

Eden Hazard has said that Chelsea’s win against Liverpool in the Carabao Cup gives his side confidence going into their weekend rematch against the Merseyside club.

Chelsea travelled to the North-West on Wednesday night for the first of their double-header against the Premier League leaders, and despite falling behind to a goal from former Blues striker Daniel Sturridge, goals from left-back Emerson Palmieri and a sensational goal from Eden Hazard sees Maurizio Sarri’s men progress to the fourth round.

The result comes just days after were held to a disappointing 0-0 draw by West Ham at the London Stadium, and with Liverpool also their next opponents in the Premier League, match winner Eden Hazard has said that their Carabao Cup win will boost their confidence going into Saturday’s rematch.

“This result will give us more confidence because we drew with West Ham four days ago. The game on Saturday [with Liverpool] is more important. We have got to try and beat Liverpool on Saturday.”

Liverpool travel to Stamford Bridge for the second part of their double-header on Saturday where they kick off at 1730 (BST).

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