They did not play well as they usually play. Hull City, who is fighting against relegation showed that it was on pitch. But so was he. The monster. The guy. The 'sniper'. Diego Costa started the game on Sunday and left nothing to be desired. All eyes were on him, after a few days off and being the protagonist of supposed negotiations, gave much to talk about. But his eyes had another focus. The ball. The goal. And he did his part.

Less talking and more football

In spite of having a legitimate goal overturned by the referee, the best striker of the Premier League did not bother.

He scored the first of Chelsea at 45 + 7 min, celebrated close to the fans and showed why he is in the sights of the Chinese, although leaving London does not seem like an option. the first half ended 1x0 at Stamford Bridge and even with the tigers attacking in the second half and having good chances, the London team was more attentive and scored the second goal with a Cahill header at 81min, after a beautiful ball from Cesc Fábregas.

All good

Goalkeeper Courtois had moments of tension when Hull City's centre-half Harry Maguire, missed a notable chance. However, the owners of the ball were the owners of the house. Diego, who completed 100 games for Chelsea and was replaced at the end of the second half, came out applauded under the sound of the fans shouting his name: "Diego!

Diego! Diego!" So it shows that no matter what the speculation is, everything is fine between the player and the blues. Diego is happy at home. The blues consecrated another victory and were placed eight points ahead of second place, Arsenal. They saw Liverpool get defeated by Swansea and fall to fourth place, giving Manchester City and Tottenham a chance to continue in the race for the first place.

But all this goes far from Chelsea, who sees their opponents in the rearview mirror. And although is still a few months until the end of the season, this championship seems to have a certain address.

Nine minutes

The first half had nine minutes of extra time because of Ryan Mason's injury. He suffered a clash of heads with Gary Cahill during the game and fainted. He was taken to hospital for treatment and according to the club Hull City, the player was operated on for a fractured skull and is still in the hospital for observation.