FA Cup: Eden Hazard speaks on Chelsea’s final with Man United, EPL last top four


Chelsea ace, Eden Hazard has stated that the club’s target is to win the FA Cup and also finish top four in the English Premier League (EPL) this season after beating Southampton.

The Blues triumphed 2-1 in the FA Cup semi-final over Southampton on Sunday evening and booked their place in the finals of the competition against Manchester United on May 19 at Wembley stadium.

Hazard believes it is time for Antonio Conte’s side to concentrates on their FA Cup final with United and how to finish top four in the EPL this term.

“We gave everything, we played very good football especially in the second half and controlled the game,” Hazard told BBC Sport after the match.

“Now we go to the final and for the championship (Premier League) again and then we can think about the final against Manchester United.

“Southampton have good players, really good, so we had to be aware every time they had the ball and when you can score the second to close the game you have to do it. We will enjoy the final now,” he added.

Chelsea chances of finishing in the EPL top four and returning to Champions League next season hang by a thread, with a fifth place finish looking extremely likely.

Hazard was asked if fifth place and the FA Cup title would constitute success, he responded: “No, we want to finish in the top four and win the FA Cup that’s the target.”


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