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Hull City 1-2 Chelsea, Batshuayi And Tomori Strikes Blues To Next Round (Details, Photos & Highlight)

Michy Batshuayi and Fikayo Tomori scored in either half as Chelsea beat Championship side Hull to reach the fa Cup fifth round.

The Blues took an early lead once Batshuayi’s strike deflected off Hull’s Ryan Tafazolli and therefore the ball flew on the far side wrong-footed goalkeeper George Long.

Chelsea dominated the remainder of the half with Long to form to make a series of fine saves, however once the break the Championship side enjoyed a spell of domination where they threatened an equaliser.

Herbie Kane did not build the foremost of a free-kick whereas Jarrod Bowen had the Chelsea defence scrambling with a piercing run however place his shot simply over the bar.

The hosts’ hopes were knocked, though, once Chelsea added  a second from a free-kick as Tomori, who had a season-long loan at Hull 2 years agone, nodded in Ross Barkley’s delivery for his second goal for Frank Lampard’s side.

Chelsea double went near to adding a 3rd through Pedro, who 1st placed an attempt simply wide of the way post before clipping an attempt over the goalkeeper just for the ball to land within the side-netting.

Instead it absolutely was Hull who scored to line up a tense finale as Kamil Grosicki’s free-kick from the edge of the box took a wicked deflection to land within the back of the net.

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However, Chelsea prevailed to edge triumph and guarantee their place in Monday’s fifth-round draw.

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