Premier League leaders Liverpool, who had won all seven games this season, took the lead through Daniel Sturridge's well-executed hooked finish, just minutes after the England global missed a completely open net.
"I think the way we try to play will benefit him a lot because we try to play a lot in the opposition half and the closer we keep him to the goal, and the more times we can get him the ball around the box, the more effective we can be".
Meanwhile, Paul Pogba has moved closer to a big move to Barcelona after he had a tense exchange with his manager Jose Mourinho at the start of a training session just one day after the World Cup victor was stripped of the club's vice-captaincy role. "Not all the time", he told Chelsea TV.
In the end we won but they could have won it as well. The atmosphere is fantastic, from the Chelsea fans also who were awesome.
One thing for certain is that Wednesday's cup tie will bear little resemblance to Saturday's league encounter in terms of the outcome, but it is the star players on each team that hold the game in their hands.
Naby Keita's shot was pushed out by Willy Caballero and Sturridge threw himself into an audacious scissor kick that flashed into the net for his third goal of the season.
Ronaldo sent off in Champions League debut with Juventus
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At the London Stadium, West Ham gave Macclesfield, who now sit bottom of the entire Football League, a lesson in ruthless finishing.
"But three players are offside, two for sure offside and they block so they have impact".
"We have to play Premier League always and then one of the other competitions, it depends on us how long we will play in them".
Grady Diangana and Robert Snodgrass both scored twice as West Ham ripped apart the Cheshire side who are bottom of League Two without a win this season. They watched it and didn't think it was offside.
Liverpool took longer to adjust to the wholesale changes with £47 million ($58 million) signing Fabinho making his full debut in midfield, while Dejan Lovren made his first appearance of the season in central defence after playing a full part as Croatia reached the World Cup final.
And despite his matchwinning cameo booking Chelsea a place in the last 16 of the EFL Cup, Hazard is in no doubt which meeting between the clubs matters more this week.