Jose Mourhino led Chelsea to yet another victory at Stamford Bridge yesterday making it his 61st consecutive victory at the Chelsea home ground.
Before the match started the Portuguese coach received a rousing reception from the Chelsea home fans confirming his earlier assertion that the fans at Chelsea “love” him.
Within five minutes of the start of the match, Hull City conceded a penalty when Allan McGregor of fouled Chelsea’s Fernando Torres. Chelsea fans were disappointed when Frank Lampard failed to convert the penalty into a goal.
The fans’ disappointment was turned into joy in the thirteenth minute of the match when Oscar scored the first goal with an assist from Kevin De Bruyne, which he rightfooted from the centre of the penalty box to the centre of the net.
Torres won a free kick in the 24th minute of the match after he was fouled by James Chester of Hull City and Frank Lampard converted the free kick into Chelsea’s second goal.
The first half ended with a two goal advantage to Chelsea.
Chelsea had made their mark during the first half and Hull City did all they could but were not able to reduce the margin. The match ended with a two goal victory to Chelsea. That was all Chelsea needed to claim the first three points of the season before the crucial encounter against Manchester United next week.
In the second match played yesterday, Tottenham beat their London rivals, Crystal Palace, with a 50th minute goal scored by Roberto Soldado.
Manchester City lock horns with Newcastle today at their Etihad Stadium later today.