Chelsea took on Hull City in the important premier league game on Saturday and it turned out to be exciting game at KC Stadium where Hull City played out of their skin to keep Chelsea at bay for most part. It took 60 minutes for Chelsea to finally find the breakthrough when Willian scored to make it 1-0 for Chelsea. With just 30 minutes more to play, Hull City had a mountain to climb if they were to get back into the match.
Hull City 0-2 Chelsea Highlights
[ English Premier League 2016-17 Season ]
61′ 0 – 1 Willian put Chelsea in lead when he scored midway through second half. Hull City will feel disappointed having worked so hard to keep Chelsea bay but in the end Blues their way into the goal.
67′ 0 – 2 Diego Costa made it 2-0 and continued his superb goal scoring form this season.
Match Highlights (English)
Chelsea last meet Hull City year and half ago in Premier League in a game ended 3-2 in Chelsea favour when Jose Mourinho was still their manager to guided Chelsea to League title that season. But alot has changed since than, Hull City got promotion having relegated that season while Chelsea struggled big time since last season. Now Antonio Conte has found himself under massive pressure as his team was clearly second best against both Liverpool and Arsenal and there is alot of rebuilding to do if Chelsea were to qualify for Champions League next season.
Hull City vs Chelsea Team News & Lineups: Chelsea will still be without Captain John Terry and Kurt Zouma both out injured till end of the october while means Conte has to start with David Luis in central defense alongside Gary Cahill who has been out of form this season. Marcus Alonso is set to start in left back position while Kante, Matic and Fabregas might start in central midfield roles with Willian and Hazard playing in wide positions. Chelsea main man Diego Costa set to keep his place upfront.
Hull City on the other hand has lost there way after superb start to the season and they were absolutely hammered by both Arsenal and Liverpool while their difficult run of fixtures continue this week when they host Chelsea. Abel Hernandez set to start upfront while Snodgrass and Henriksen to playing supporting roles in attack.
The game will be a traditional 3pm saturday kickoff which means no coverage in the UK but if you missed live action, you can always tune in here for full match highlights available just after the game.