Chelsea player ratings vs Hull City: Mateo Kovacic impresses, Marcos Alonso and Pedro struggle

Chelsea are through to the fifth round of the FA Cup after a 2-1 victory over Championship side Hull City on Saturday evening.

Michy Batshuayi got the Blues off to the perfect start when he turned in a loose ball in the penalty area to give Frank Lampard’s men a 1-0 lead after just six minutes of the game played.

More chances came and went for Chelsea, but they had to wait until the 64th minute to double their lead when Fikayo Tomori headed in Ross Barkley’s free kick.

But the Blues did face a nervy last 12 minutes after Kamil Grosicki’s deflected free kick found its way past Willy Caballero.

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Chelsea will find out who they face in the next round on Monday, but how did the players fare against Hull?

Take a look at’s player ratings below to find out.

Willy Caballero

A couple of moments of coming to claim from crosses and did well in those situations. However, Hull didn’t threaten his goal at all in the first half.

There was some pressure from Hull in the second half, but they never really threatened his goal once again. Nothing he could do about the goal, with it deflecting in from a free-kick. 6

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Cesar Azpilicueta

Got forward really well in the first half and was a key part in Michy Batshuayi’s opener. Some sloppy moments, but defensively did well in the opening 45 minutes.

Had to really calm the team down towards the start of the second half, with the Blues almost frantic. But he defended well through most of the game. 7


Fikayo Tomori

Pretty solid in the first half and read any danger well. Didn’t give Hull anything of a chance throughout the opening moments.

A couple of difficult moments in the second half, mixing-up with Zouma. However, he was really solid under pressure and took his goal well with a neat finish. 8

Kurt Zouma

Like several of the other…