Liverpool legend Hansen: 8-0 result typical Chelsea - it means nothing

Liverpool legend Alan Hansen has dismissed Chelsea's 8-0 drubbing of Aston Villa. Hansen says it's 'typical Chelsea' and is dismissive of the significance of the result.

Liverpool legend Alan Hansen has dismissed Chelsea's 8-0 drubbing of Aston Villa.

Hansen says it's 'typical Chelsea' and is dismissive of the significance of the result.

He wrote in the Telegraph: "We have seen it all before with this Chelsea team, earlier this season in fact, when they started with a flourish and then wilted under pressure. They were four points ahead and flying. In the midfield trio of Juan Mata, Eden Hazard and Oscar they possess the most elegant, technically gifted players in the Premier League. What could possibly have gone wrong as they were brushing opponents aside, threatening the eight-goal feast we witnessed at Stamford Bridge?

"What happened was the reality that such easy afternoons are rare, and for the most part the Premier League is a slog requiring the kind of graft we have not yet witnessed in this new-look Chelsea team.

"Nobody will question their talent. They are playing the most attractive brand of football in the country and capable of ripping teams to shreds. But I would rather see what happens when they go to Goodison Park next weekend before proclaiming they will not make the same mistakes."

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