Chelsea 2-0 Hull Highlights
Oscar and Frank Lampard scored first-half goals as Chelsea marked the start of Jose Mourinho’s second spell as Blues manager with victory over Hull.
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[colored_box color=”red”]Venue: Stamford Bridge
Date: Saturday, 18 August, 2013
Kick off: 16:00 GMT
Frank Lampard missed penalty
1-0 Oscar 13′
2-0 Lampard 25′
Hull have never won a competitive game at Chelsea in 19 attempts (D5, L14).
Chelsea are unbeaten in the four Premier League meetings between the sides (W2, D2).
Hull last won a competitive fixture against Chelsea in October 1988 (3-0 at home).
Chelsea have won a Premier League-record 44 points on the opening weekend of the season.
The Blues have won 12 and drawn two of their last 14 opening fixtures, scoring 36 goals and conceding just 14.
Chelsea have lost just three of the last 73 games against newly-promoted teams.
Last season, Frank Lampard became the first player to score 10 or more league goals in 10 consecutive Premier League seasons.
Fernando Torres scored a hat-trick for Liverpool against Hull City in September 2009.
Jose Mourinho has the highest win percentage in Premier League history (70%) among managers to have been in charge for at least one season. He also has the best win percentage of any of the 14 Chelsea managers who have been in charge for more than 100 league and cup games (67%).
Hull’s last away victory on the opening day came in 2002, when they triumphed 3-1 at Exeter in the fourth tier.
The Tigers scored 61 league goals last term, fewer than any other side that finished in the top half of the Championship, and five fewer than relegated Peterborough.
They won 21 of the 23 Championship matches in which they opened the scoring (W21, D1, L1).