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Chelsea 5-1 Sunderland, Player Ratings: John Terry goes out on a high note

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1. JOHN TERRY 26.0
Minutes played26
Touches17
Passes15/15
Shots0/1
Obviously this rating was spot fixed to be a 26.0.  It's only fair that the man who orchestrated his own grand exit — the 26th minute part anyway, not the guard of honor — gets the perfect 10 26.

Leaving on a high note; JT's always known how to play to the gallery and he's done it spectacularly here.  Not that I'm complaining, mind.  It was a fantastic gesture and a great moment.  A fitting end and yet one that leaves you wanting more (whenever he does return to take up a coaching role).


2. MICHY BATSHUAYI 9.4
Minutes played30
Touches17
Passes7/8
Shots3**/5
Fouls drawn2
Speaking of wanting more, Michy Batshuayi has graduated from social media hero to on-pitch hero and goal machine.  He simply cannot stop scoring, finding himself in the right place at the right time again and again.  That's now four goals in his last three games and if he scores in the FA Cup final, he would even hit double digits for the season!

While he's not expected to start, he'd surely be one of the first names of the bench were we to find ourselves behind and in need of a goal on Saturday.

3. EDEN HAZARD 9.2
Minutes played90
Touches69
Passes47/55
Shots1*/2
Take-ons5/5
Fouls drawn3
Even if Eden Hazard didn't do anything else in this game then score Chelsea's second goal, his rating would be well deserved.

We learned way back in his first season at Chelsea five years ago that he was quite capable of shooting with both feet, hitting them with tremendous power with his left and finessing them with his right.  This goal served as a reminder that good things happen when Eden Hazard shoots the ball.

Eden and the rest are in great form heading into the FA Cup final.  Let's make it a Double!

STARTERS:
Courtois (8.6), Terry (10.0), David Luiz (8.7), Azpilicueta (9.0), Alonso (8.7), Fàbregas (8.7), Kanté (8.8), Moses (8.6), Hazard (9.2), Costa (8.2), Willian (9.0)

SUBS:
Cahill (8.7), Batshuayi (9.4), Pedro (9.0)

OVERALL:

2016-17 player ratings - sunderland h