Hazard double spurs Chelsea

Hazard double spurs Chelsea

Benitez's Newcastle United hold Liverpool in tense affair

Hazard double spurs Chelsea

Eden Hazard, last year's Player of the Season, scored his first two league goals of the campaign -- a year since his last -- as outgoing champions Chelsea won 4-1 at Bournemouth to climb to ninth in the Premier League on Saturday.

Pedro Rodriguez and Willian were also on target for Chelsea, with Tommy Elphick hitting back for the home side.

Teenager Kelechi Iheanacho, 19, struck twice within 10 second-half minutes, adding to goals by Fernando and Sergio Aguero, to lift City back above Arsenal to third place.

Elsewhere, Rafael Benitez's Newcastle United came from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at his former club Liverpool -- whose French centre-back Mamadou Sakho has failed a drugs test -- to inch to within a point of safety.

Fernando broke the deadlock with a header in the 35th-minute and top scorer Aguero added a second from the penalty spot after Ryan Shawcross had fouled Iheanacho.

Pablo Zabaleta teed up Iheanacho to slot in City's third goal in the 64th minute and the Nigeria international sealed the win by gathering Wilfried Bony's pass and rounding goalkeeper Jakob Haugaard to score.

Daniel Sturridge chested down a high ball and swivelled to fire Jurgen Klopp's side in front inside two minutes, with his England colleague Adam Lallana bending in Liverpool's second goal on the half-hour.

But Papiss Cisse brought the visitors back into the game with a 48th-minute header before Jack Colback drove in a deflected 66th-minute leveller to take Newcastle to within a point of fourth-bottom Norwich City and prevent seventh-place Liverpool closing on the European berths.

Meanwhile, Dusan Tadic scored twice, in between headed goals from Shane Long and Sadio Mane, as Southampton won 4-2 at Aston Villa.