However, they have also played down to the level of weaker teams, losing to Huddersfield and Cardiff in their last two games.
Chelsea never recovered to mount the rally that one would have expected but did have a couple of chances to rescue a point, with Hazard drilling a 20-yard shot just past Patricio's post on 79 minutes.
Standing at 6ft 3in tall, the powerful central midfielder can boss a game from the middle of the park and he could be an ideal partner for Ruben Neves.
With Chelsea's new manager favouring creativity over energy in the holding role, Kante looks like a star without a role as he enjoyed moments of promise in a more advanced position but failed to impose himself in the manner that made him a title-winning lynchpin with both Leicester and the Blues.
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Hootie and the Blowfish will make Cleveland stop on new tour
In July, Hootie & the Blowfish returned to the stage to support Jason Aldean during his High Noon Neon Tour in Atlanta. For a full list of dates and locations for the tour stops, check out the band's website .
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou arrested in Canada as US seeks her extradition
Meng is the deputy chair of Huawei's board and is the daughter of company founder Zhengfei Ren, from his first marriage. The US began an investigation in 2016 to ascertain whether or not Huawei has violated American sanctions against Iran.
Denton County Public Health encourages residents to get flu shots
Willbrandt says the flu starts with a rapid onset of fever, along with a runny nose, watery eyes, and body aches. Influenza antiviral drugs can be a second line of defense for treatment of some who get sick with the flu.
There was talk earlier in the season of the Belgium superstar netting 40 goals in 2018-19.
Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo insists his side are not suffering from a lack of confidence. - Chelsea have lost consecutive away games against newly promoted sides for the first time since December 1999 (vs Watford and Sunderland).
With superb performances in the Europa League and Carabao Cup, the 22-year-old has convinced Chelsea fans that he does have a future at the club.
So will Chelsea supporters get to watch rarely-seen player Ethan Ampadu in the first team? He is joined in the centre by Loftus-Cheek, who deserves a go from the beginning in the Premier League.