Today we look at Belgium’s stand-in captain, Eden Hazard, how effective will the Chelsea man fair today in Belgium’s clash with Sweden.


Player Profile

Name: Eden Hazard

Position: Winger/Attacking Midfield

Foot: Right

Country: Belgium

Club: Chelsea

Key attributes: A Low centre of gravity which means he can move quickly, keeping his balance and makes it difficult for the defender to keep up with him. Likes to try a killer pass. One-twos with the aim. Very positive player, every movement is aimed at getting further up the pitch, can create/ score goals, dribbling.

Skills to watch out for: Stepover, inside cut/twist off, outside cut/twist off, scissors.

Most effective when….. he is taking on a full back in a 1 v 1 situation. He thrives in having this situation and most his goals or assists are a resut of a dribble.