Weekend round-up: Hazard on Spurs, QPR boss defends Polter and hails Ingram

first_imgA recap of the action during a weekend when Chelsea and Brentford both won by convincing margins, QPR were held at home, while Fulham suffered defeat to Nottingham Forest…Chelsea enjoyed a resounding win on the south coastBournemouth 1 Chelsea 4 Match report  Hiddink reaction  Player ratings Action: Eden Hazard’s first Premier League goals in almost a year and three assists from Cesc Fabregas inspired Chelsea to victory.Reaction: Afterwards, Blues boss Guus Hiddink said he sensed Hazard was getting his sharpness back prior to the win at Bournemouth.Chelsea could have a big say in the title race, with both Tottenham and Leicester having to come to Stamford Bridge – and Hazard admitted the Blues players knew who they would prefer to see lift the Premier League trophy.Blues man of the match: Fabregas’ outstanding performance caught the eye in a strong attacking team display – click here to see how we rated the players.Matt Smith scored only his second goal of the season.Fulham 1 Nottingham Forest 3Match report  Jokanovic reaction  Action: Matt Smith’s first goal since August was not enough to spark a Fulham comeback as they paid for a poor first half at Craven Cottage.Reaction: After this latest defeat, Whites head coach Slavisa Jokanovic promised a summer rebuilding programme to end the glut of goals his Fulham side are conceding.Meanwhile, Forest’s interim boss Paul Williams said his side were finally getting their reward for their hard work – and explained what changes he had made to the side since taking over.Lasse Vibe scored in the Bees’ win at MK Dons.MK Dons 1 Brentford 4 Match report   Action: Brentford romped to a fifth win in six games as they came from behind to confirm MK Dons’ relegation.Grant Hall has been excellent for QPR this season.QPR 1 Reading 1Match report  Hasselbaink reaction  Player ratings  Action: Grant Hall scored his first goal for QPR but it was not enough to give them victory at Loftus Road.Reaction: Afterwards, Rangers manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink defended Sebastian Polter after the striker’s late miss and spoke about the kind of players QPR need to sign for next season.The Dutchman also singled out three of his players for praise, predicting goalkeeper Matt Ingram would go on to be a Premier League player.Rangers man of the match: Ingram looked confident on his home debut – click here to see how we think the other R’s players fared.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

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