Wigan Athletic away on the opening day of the Premier League season is not what you'd call an easy start to your campaign, even if you're the reigning champions of Europe.
The Lancashire-based outfit looked destined for relegation at the onset of February this year. They were rock-bottom in the table, and had arguably the hardest of run-ins.
But they ended their 2011-12 season in emphatic style, beating nearly all the heavyweights en route to a laudable 15th-place finish. In other words, they're no pushovers.
Now, this is not what I set out to discuss. So let me not digress from the point.
Eden Hazard put in an eye-catching performance on his league debut for Chelsea against this very opposition on Sunday. The architect of both goals for the Blues on Sunday, Hazard will have no room for complacency when newly-promoted Reading visit Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.
He was the star performer against Wigan, and all eyes will be on the diminutive Belgian as he attempts to weave his magic again. Here are the four reasons Hazard will be the man to watch when the Royals come to town.