The Belgian marvel has taken his game to another level under the guidance of Maurizio Sarri this season, playing with less restriction and devastating precision as he sits atop the goalscoring chart - with seven in the league.
"The first half was not so easy".
Morata replaced Giroud and wrapped up the points with a chipped finish in added time after being sent clear by Hazard.
"In the league we have a lot of top players, Aguero is one of the best, like De Bruyne who is injured at the moment", continued Hazard.
- There were 31 passes in the build-up to Morata's 90th-minute goal for Chelsea - the most before a goal in the Premier League this season. Danny Ings' first half howler falls very much into the second camp, after he somehow missed an open goal after scuffing Ryan Bertrand's deft delivery over the bar.More news: Who is Brett Kavanaugh, US Supreme Court's new judge
"I want to keep doing it and keep everyone happy". I'm very happy for the players - but we can do more.
"Maybe I need to think about that, some people only think about goals".
"It's too early to be thinking about the title, we know it is tough to win, But it is good to be up there. To play against him last Saturday, I can tell he is one of the best and he's still young also".
Ross Barkley (8): the England worldwide was the man of the match, he was efficient all through his presence on the pitch.
A draw between Liverpool and Manchester City on Sunday will see the Blues share the lead, albeit below the latter by virtue of goal difference; while any outright victor of the fixture will enjoy a two-point advantage over Chelsea, who sit on 20 after eight games.