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West Ham manager Sam Allardyce said he believes Eden Hazard's decisive goal in Chelsea's 1-0 defeat of the Hammers should not have stood.
"I've looked at the goal and it was offside," Allardyce said after Wednesday's match.
Hazard nodded home a Ramires cross to keep Chelsea five points clear of chief challengers Manchester City.
But according to the West Ham boss, Hazard's head start was even bigger than that of Kevin Nolan, who had an 89th-minute goal nullified in the Hammers' 2-1 loss at Manchester...
LONDON -- Eden Hazard's first-half goal was enough thanks to some superb Thibaut Courtois saves as Chelsea defeated West Ham 1-0. Here are three quick observations from Wednesday night's game at Upton Park.
1. Hazard provides the crucial goal
It was a night when Eden Hazard scored a rare headed goal and Chelsea once again showed their own mental fortitude to beat West Ham United 1-0. Despite how rocky this match was, the Premier League leaders just keep on rolling forward.
Chelsea followed up their Capital One Cup victory with a hard-fought 1-0 win on their return to Premier League business at West Ham.
Jose Mourinho won a first trophy of his second spell as Blues boss with a 2-0 win over Tottenham on Sunday and Chelsea remain well placed to add a first Premier League title in five years.
The Hammers had one win in 17 against the Blues entering the contest but refused to be cowed by the leaders and deserved more, only for Eden Hazard's first-half header to settle...