Spain global Costa is the club's top goal scorer this season with 14 goals in 19 appearances but Chelsea have won comfortably in the two games he has missed, with Eden Hazard, Pedro and Willian as a front three.
Chelsea head coach, Antonio Conte has assured fans that striker, Diego Costa will stay at the club despite rumors of an imminent move to China. For us, now, it's very important for us to concentrate on the present and not try and see too far into the future.
Attack: All eyes will be on Diego Costa to see whether he gets a recall to the side following a turbulent time for the Spanish worldwide striker that saw him involved in a bust-up with Conte in training at the start of last week. "We are delighted to have him back in the team and we're delighted to have him scoring again which he's been doing all season". As soon as he arrived, Conte made big changes in Chelsea, and those changes are the responsible of this team leading the Premier League table with some difference regarding their chasers. "The most important thing was he scored".
Mason and Chelsea defender Gary Cahill collided in Hull's penalty area 14 minutes into the game which Hull lost 2-0.
"The result is not what we wanted from the game", he said.
If you think this type of game is easy you make a great mistake, and you can pay for it at the end of the season.
"I've watched the Premier League and I noticed it's very hard, intense style of play", Jesus said. He played and played very well.
"For sure this game wasn't our best game, but I think it's normal". I'm pleased about this because when you have many players to choose from it's good. We knew how important a game it was. "But, I repeat, I don't see any problem with Diego and his contract".
The club captain John Terry is available to face Hull following suspension.
Thanks to a Marcos Alonso double and another goal by Pedro, Chelsea did not suffer from the loss of Diego Costa from their first team when they took on Leicester City last Saturday.