2019-20 English FA Cup, 4th Round
  • Kamil Grosicki (78')
  • Michy Batshuayi (6')
  • Fikayo Tomori (64')

Chelsea scrap past Hull to make FA Cup last 16

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Chelsea advance with 2-1 win at Hull (1:03)

Michy Batshuayi and Fikayo Tomori send Chelsea through with goals at Hull City. Watch the FA Cup on ESPN+. (1:03)

Chelsea survived a late scare in the FA Cup to overcome Hull City 2-1 at the KCOM Stadium on Saturday.

Frank Lampard's side advanced to the last 16 of the competition after goals from Michy Batshuayi and Fikayo Tomori.

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Kamil Grosicki scored late on for Hull and although they pushed hard for the equaliser, Chelsea held on.

"It is not easy coming here. We had a lot of shots again. It is a frustrating period again for us again," Lampard said. "We have to remain very secure if we are going to only score once or twice."

Hull started the game brightly but it was Chelsea who took the lead in the opening six minutes when Batshuayi's deflected close range effort found the net.

"I am pleased with Michy and for him to score his goal. I want him firing and he has to stay at that level," Lampard added.

Chelsea were close to scoring more goals but Hull goalkeeper George Long twice denied Mason Mount and saved from Marcos Alonso just before the break.

The visitors doubled their lead just after the hour mark when Tomori headed in from Ross Barkley's free kick.

With 13 minutes remaining, Hull got themselves back in the game when Grosicki's free kick deflected off Mateo Kovacic and found the net, but they failed to grab an equaliser.