Sunderland get big boost as Chelsea star fails to travel to Wearside

Sunderland's hopes of beating Chelsea tonight have received a boost after the visitors suffered an injury setback.

Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 9:47 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 1:08 pm
Antonio Conte

Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard has been ruled out of the game at the Stadium of Light after picking up a knock against West Brom.

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It's a setback for Antonio Conte's side, who are looking to make it 10 wins in a row.

Brazilian winger Willian is expected to replace Hazard, who will be a big miss for the league leaders, having scored eight goals in 15 appearances this season.