Azar: City and Liverpool are our competitors for the titleAzar: City and Liverpool are our competitors for the title
"Both teams are pretty good," said the star of Chelsea
Chelsea striker Eden Hazard expects Manchester City and Liverpool are the main competitors of the blue from London for the championship in the Premier League, and three teams won their matches over the weekend.
Chelsea maintain its leadership position after seventh consecutive victory and now have 31 points from 13 games. The Blues defeated Tottenham 2: 1 in the city derby, although large periods of the match was no initiative.
"Manchester City and Liverpool. Both teams are pretty good. We should we measure them. If we want to be in the same place and at the end of the year, must necessarily have over them," said Azhar before the English media that it asked from which rivals Chelsea at most should be kept on his way to the championship.
It is a 2-position Liverpool overcame last-placed Sunderland 2: 0 at Anfield until until City earlier in the weekend beat Burnley 2: 1 as a guest.
Though he finished 10th last year, Chelsea is now in very strong period and players have scored 19 goals in just 1 of their last 7 matches. Azhar also added that the lack of games in Europe, it gives an additional advantage for Antonio Conte and players.
"We have a week to prepare for the match at the weekend. And we know very well what we play," said 25-year-old Belgian international. "Now just concentrate on the upcoming opponent and give everything. We have done so far quite tactical work and we watched lots of video."