WATCH: How Hazard is leading Chelsea to the title and why only Zlatan can save Man Utd

Why only Zlatan can save Man Utd

How Eden Hazard is leading Chelsea Football Club to the Premier League and why only Zlatan Ibrahimovic can save Manchester United

Posted by on Friday, April 7, 2017
Goal and Sure have partnered to create the Pressure Index, the only way to measure how players are handling the stress of the most competitive league

It’s another big weekend in the Premier League and the fates of Chelsea and Manchester United appear to rest with Eden Hazard and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

On Sunday, Man Utd will be pleased to get away from the high-pressure atmosphere of Old Trafford, where they’ve stumbled to nine draws in 16 home matches, and Zlatan’s return from suspension will be vital.

The big Swede has hit nine goals from just 14 shots on target away from home.

League leaders Chelsea are off to the seaside on Saturday evening to face Bournemouth on what they hope will be a weekend that sees them take another big step towards the Premier League title.

And with three goals in three games against Bournemouth, Hazard will be key. He has been the most active player in the final third of the season so far.

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The Belgium international is one of three Chelsea players in the top three of the Goal Pressure Index, presented by Sure and powered by Opta data, which provides the first ever system to measure and rate a team and player’s performance under pressure.

The Goal Pressure Index uses more than 750,000 data points as well as factors including league position, point in the season and the opposition to calculate a rating out of 100 for every Premier League player every week.

The Goal Pressure Index is presented by Sure, Official Partner of Chelsea FC, Everton FC and Southampton FC. Join the conversation on Twitter @Sure.