Chelsea line-up v Hull City: Midfield star to miss out?

first_imgA victory against Hull City on Sunday could well give Chelsea a much-needed boost as they look to reignite their Premier League title bid.The 1-1 draw with Southampton, which followed their Champions League exit to Paris Saint-Germain, threatens to put their season into a tail spin, but boss Jose Mourinho is working hard to ensure this doesn’t occur.“We are there, we are strong, we are confident. We believe in our capacity to stay there until the last match,” said the defiant Portuguese.“We know we fight against that word you use so many times – complacency – the best way to fight is to know (there is a) long way to go.”And with that in mind he’ll be go all-out to attack Hull on Sunday.How Chelsea could line up at the KC Stadium:GoalkeeperThibaut Courtois produced some more brilliant saves last weekend as Southampton threatened to claim a victory against the Blues at Stamford Bridge and this continued excellence see him remain above Petr Cech in the pecking order.DefenceIt’s likely Chelsea will remain unchanged at the back too as Mourinho resists the urges to tinker with his team. That means Gary Cahill and John Terry will keep Kurt Zouma out of the team, while Cesar Azpilicueta continues ahead of Filipe Luis.MidfieldWith Willian a doubt, Juan Cuadrado could be set for another start in a Chelsea shirt, his third for the club since his January move from Fiorentina, while John Obi Mikel misses out again.ForwardDiego Costa grabbed his first goal in eight games against Southampton and that will be enough for the Spain international to keep his place up top. 1 Chelsea midfielder Willian last_img read more