Chelsea star Eden Hazard says there is 'no excuse' for their poor defensive show in humbling Arsenal defeat
Chelsea must improve their defensive solidity if they are to challenge for silverware this season, according to Eden Hazard.
Despite new manger Antonio Conte's reputation of building teams around a solid defensive unit, Chelsea have conceded nine league goals this season, including three against Arsenal on Saturday.
The first goal at the Emirates came after an error by Gary Cahill and by the time of the third a normally tireless N'Golo Kante was being outrun by referee Michael Oliver as they chased back.
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