Liverpool won the match 2-1 to stay top on the Premier League standings with 15 points. Since then, Eden Hazard has made more than 250 appearances for the Blues scoring almost ninety goals and has even managed to win two Premier League titles, even being named in the Premier League team of the year on four separate occasions.
John Terry spent last season playing for Steve Bruce at Aston Villa, and, amid rumours that the Birmingham club would happily welcome the former England captain back into the fold, Terry must now decide whether he is ready to call time on his playing career for the goal of rejoining Chelsea.
Chelsea grabbed a vital second goal just before half-time and it was that man Hazard again.
The Belgian spoke to BBC cameras shortly after the match and was full of praise for Olivier Giroud, who assisted him twice in the game.More news: Neville responds to Klopp blast: Liverpool can't play 3 games a week
Sane tapped home Fernandinho's inviting cross inside two minutes before Silva smashed his 50th Premier League goal and Sterling completed the rout.
Willian then added a goal of his own three minutes later, curling the ball into the top corner from the edge of the box.
- Cardiff boss Neil Warnock has gone 11 Premier League games without a win as manager for the first time (W0 D5 L6). It's very hard. The gap last season was 30 points so I think to go above 30 points in one season is very, very hard.
Sarri is still to taste anything but victory in English football, but had a scare early on at home to Cardiff when Sol Bamba put the visitors in front at Stamford Bridge. Along with the London based outfit, the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City have also commenced their Premier League season in a confident fashion.