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Jose Mourinho's response to Hazard's header was absolute gold

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The sight of Eden Hazard scoring with his head is really a rather strange one. Those with good memories will recall the last time it happened, which was in the first half of the 2-1 loss at West Bromwich Albion which cost Roberto di Matteo his job. That was a goal so surprising that Hazard spent the next several minutes pointing to his own forehead in astonishment, but it had little on the effort he put in today, a proper bullet header after a centre forward's run.

It was as though he was emulating Didier Drogba or Cristiano Ronaldo, and although the defending was laughable I don't believe anyone thought he had that kind of finish in him. Hell, it even amazed the manager:

Maybe keeping his eyes open was all Hazard needed to turn into a relentless heading machine? Well, maybe not ...

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