Eden Hazard is leading Chelseas Premier League title charge with five goals in his last five appearances. But whats behind his prolific form? We examine the statistics ahead of their Super Sunday clash with Middlesbrough. This time last year, Eden Hazard was in the middle of the toughest period of his career. The Belgium international had been named PFA Player of the Year after inspiring Chelseas title triumph a few months earlier, but he hadnt scored a single goal in 2015/16 and his performances had dipped dramatically. Mboro vs Chelsea November 20, 2016, 3:30pm Live on Get Sky Sports Get a Sky Sports pass Chelseas title defence was in tatters, and Jose Mourinho was unimpressed by the contribution of a player he had compared to Cristiano Ronaldo that summer. The Chelsea boss wasnt alone in his frustration. You have to question Hazards mentality, said Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville. I think hes a good boy but is he a killer? Is he really selfish like Messi and Ronaldo? Hazard eventually went 355 days without scoring a Premier League goal. Mourinho was long gone by the time he ended the drought in a 4-1 win over Bournemouth in April, but it is only this season that the 25-year-old has finally discovered the selfish streak he needed to take him to the next level. Chelseas Eden Hazard celebrates after scoring against Everton So far, Hazard has scored seven goals in 11 Premier League games, with five of them coming in his last five appearances. It is his best scoring run since joining Chelsea. Only Sergio Aguero and Diego Costa have netted more, and Hazard is already halfway to matching his highest total for a single Premier League campaign. Eden Hazard season-by-season shooting stats Stat 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 Mins played 2640 2898 3379 2192 918 Goals scored 9 14 14 4 7 Shots per 90 mins 1.5 1.7 1.5 1.0 2.6 Shots on target per 90 mins 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.6 1.7 Shot accuracy 60.5% 59.3% 58.9% 56.0% 63.0% Shot conversion 20.9% 25.9% 25.0% 16.0% 25.9% Mins per goal 292.9 206.8 240.9 547.5 131.1 Mins per shot 61.3 53.6 60.2 87.6 34.0 Hazard has found that killer touch in front of goal, and the statistics show how he has changed his approach to focus on scoring. Hazard has already taken more shots than in the whole of last season. He is shooting once every 34 minutes on average - far more regularly than in previous years - and his shooting accuracy of 63 per cent is also at its highest.Antonio Conte has changed the emphasis. Hazard no longer has the same creative responsibilities, and rather than seeking out a team-mate, he is encouraged to go for goal himself at every opportunity. His numbers for shots and goals have gone up 3.3 per 90 minutes, while key passes and assists have dropped top 2.0 per 90 minutes. Eden Hazards change of focus Stat 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 Shots per 90 mins 2.1 2.3 2.1 1.5 3.3 Key passes per 90 mins 2.1 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.0 Hazard has been one of the main beneficiaries of Contes switch to a 3-4-3 formation in October. Marcos Alonsos overlapping runs on the left flank have freed him up to move into goalscoring positions, and his defensive responsibilities have also been reduced. In fact, Hazards average position has been even more advanced than Costas in four of the last five games. Chelseas average positions in their 3-0 win over Leicester show Hazard (10) stationed ahead of Diego Costa (19) Hazard is unshackled, and the freedom to play higher up the pitch is helping him flourish. In this moment, he is putting his talent and himself in the team, said Conte recently. This is fantastic and the right way to become one of the best in the world.But while Hazard is spending less time defending, thats not to say his work-rate has dropped. Premier League tracking data shows he is covering an average of 9.5km per game compared to 8.4km last year, and his sprints per game have risen from 48.8 to 62.5. Hazard is more dynamic with and without the ball in Contes pressing system. Eden Hazards running stats Stat 2015/16 2016/17 Distance covered per game 8.4km 9.5km Sprints per game 48.8 62.5 Its a satisfying transformation. I know the great talent of Eden and he must continue to work and to improve all the time, added Conte. It is important in this type of modern football that you have the talent and technique. You must run with intensity and the strength. Here in England, we play with an intensity that is supersonic.Hazard seemed to lose his way last season, but hes thriving in a changed environment. 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