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Eden Hazard flops against Man City as ex-Chelsea star fails to beat a single man in defeat

REAL MADRID forward Eden Hazard once again had a game to forget as his side crashed out of the Champions League at the hands of Manchester City.

The 29-year-old failed to inspire his side to victory at the Etihad as the Citizens won 2-1 to dump the 13-time European Cup winners out of the competition.

And while it was Raphael Varane that hit the headlines for making the costly mistakes for each goal, the stats show how once again Hazard proved to be ineffective.

According to Squawka, the Belgian international failed to complete a single take-on against City in the two he attemped.

Meanwhile he was successfully dribbled past twice, with the ex-Chelsea star failing to live up to his hefty price tag.

In stats obtained by Opta, Hazard completed 27 passes against Pep Guardiola's side, with just 17 of those coming in the opposition's half.

Hazard touched the ball a mere 37 times - the second-lowest figure of any player that started for Real on Friday night.

Despite winning the LaLiga title in his opening season in Spain, Hazard is yet to hit the heights, with the winger chipping in with just one goal and seven assists in 22 games in all competitions.

And his performance didn't sit well with fans, as one tweeted: "Hazard was terrible, felt like watching Sunday league player."

Another harshly commented: "Eden Hazard is the most useless player of this generation."

A third added: "We have to sell Hazard immediately. What a useless guy."

One simply stated: "Hazard's signing was a waste of money."

Gareth Bale hits the golf course while Real Madrid prepare for their Champions League game against Man City

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