Chelsea v Hull City tactical analysis
Adam Bate takes an in-depth tactical look at Chelsea's 2-0 win over Hull City at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Sunday. After the acrimony of last season it was all smiles at Stamford Bridge as Jose Mourinho made a winning return as Chelsea coach. Hull City were the victims on their own return to the Premier League, suffering a 2-0 defeat after a sensational first-half performance from the Blues.
Mourinho quickly takes seat in dug-out, stands up briefly, waves and blows kisses. There were no further goals as the anticipated rout didn't materialise.
Here we take a look at in-depth look at Sunday's game... There was a familiar spine to the Chelsea line-up for Mourinho as he named Petr Cech in goal, John Terry at centre-back and Lampard in midfield.
All three men started in the Portuguese coach's first game in charge back in 2004. Fernando Torres was given the lone-striker role with Eden Hazard, Oscar and young Kevin De Bruyne in support.
Chelsea playmaker Juan Mata had to settle for a place on the bench alongside Demba Ba as well as new arrivals Marco van Ginkel and Andre Schurrle.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Teamtalk.comSimilar Stories