Eden Hazard returns as Chelsea halts slump in romp against Wigan

Lampard, who scored England's match-winner against Brazil on Wednesday, got his 12th Chelsea goal of the season.

updated: February 10, 2013 00:15 IST
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London: Eden Hazard made a goal-scoring comeback to help Chelsea ease the pressure on Rafael Benitez with a 4-1 win against struggling Wigan at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Belgium midfielder Hazard was back in action after completing a three-game ban for kicking a ball-boy against Swansea last month and his return was perfectly timed for beleaguered boss Benitez.

It was not pretty at a tense Stamford Bridge, but although the scoreline flattered Chelsea, their first win in five games in all competitions is all that will matter for Benitez.

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