Chelsea dispatch stubborn Bournemouth 2-0, Pedro and Hazard rescue Sarri

By Mirror: Saturday, September 1st 2018 at 19:11 GMT +3 | Premier League
Eden Hazard dribbles past a Bournemouth player [Courtesy]

Chelsea left it late to secure victory against Bournemouth and maintain their 100 per cent record.

Pedro and Eden Hazard struck as the game entered the latter stages, on what was appearing to be a frustrating afternoon for Maurizio Sarri.

Chelsea were dominant but were unable to convert their chances until the 72nd minute.

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri watches from the technical area [Courtesy]

Spaniard Pedro secured the breakthrough before Hazard doubled the scoring as the Cherries pushed for an equaliser.

Liverpool beat Leicester 2-1, with Alisson giving Jurgen Klopp something to think about [Courtesy]

The result keeps Chelsea on par with Liverpool at the top of the Premier League, while Bournemouth suffered their first defeat despite a battling defensive display.

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