Costa Benched – Chelsea’s Probable 3-4-3 Starting XI vs Hull On Sunday

After a disappointing defeat at the hands rivals Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea bounced back to their winning ways against Peterborough in the FA Cup and against Leicester City in the Premier League.

Next up, the West London club will face struggling and relegation threatened Hull City and are favorites to earn all three points at the Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

As far as the Blues team news is concerned, the Blues star forward Diego Costa his back from pain and will be available for selection. The Blues manager Antonio Conte doesn’t have to bring him straight back into the starting XI. Therefore, Chelsea fans can expect the Spanish international to start from the bench.

With the Spaniard on the bench, the likes of Willian, Pedro, Eden Hazard may once again line up in the attack against the Tigers tomorrow.

Also the Blues midfield is concerned, former Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas may return to their starting XI in place of Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic.

Here is Chelsea’s probable 3-4-3 starting XI vs Hull City:

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