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Mourinho delighted with Chelsea victory over Arsenal

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was delighted with victory over Arsenal.

Eden Hazard, with a first-half penalty, and Diego Costa, with his ninth goal in seven league games, struck as Arsene Wenger's bid for a first win against a Chelsea side managed by Mourinho goes on.

Chelsea take a commanding advantage over second-placed Manchester City into the international break after dropping just two points in the opening seven games, in drawing 1-1 at the Etihad Stadium.

"The start of the season is good, but it's just seven matches and beginning of October," Mourinho said.

"We have only reasons to be happy. I feel the team is good in every moment of the game."

Thibaut Courtois had left for precautionary tests on a head injury in hospital before Hazard lit up the contest on the field, darting past two tackles before being felled by Laurent Koscielny for a penalty which he converted himself.

Mourinho said: "In these matches you need one of your top players to take some magic cards out of his pocket and he did it when the game was 0-0, when the game was tight."

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