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Hull City 0-2 Chelsea, Player Ratings: It's Diego Costa's world, we're just living in it

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1. DIEGO COSTA 8.4
Minutes played90
Touches59
Passes29*/38
Shots3*/4
Take-ons3/9
Not much left to say about Diego Costa at this time.  He's always been a bit of a streaky player, but in recent weeks, he's been playing perhaps the best football he's ever played for Chelsea.

Costa will be celebrating his 28th birthday during the upcoming international break.  He's scoring at almost a goal-per-game pace, leading the Premier League with six in seven games.  He's an on-pitch embodiment of Conte's will and fight and passion and determination, and he's even managed to go a couple games without (deserved or harsh) yellow cards.

He's also a clown and a madman and ... well, just Diego.

2. VICTOR MOSES 8.0
Minutes played83
Touches78
Passes45/61
Take-ons4/7
Clearances3/4
Tackles2
Moses, making his first Premier League start for Chelsea in well over three years fell just short of his highest rating ever in the WAGNH Player Ratings: the matching 8.1s he collected against Manchester United in the League Cup and against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League way back in late fall of 2012.

Moses scored ten goals that season (including five in the Europa League); he's scored only another ten since then, including the two already this season for the Blues.  In his mid-20s now, Moses could be set for (another) breakout season.

3. WILLIAN 7.7
Minutes played87
Touches81
Passes44/62
Shots1*/3
Take-ons2/4
Willian continues to be a bit of an enigma, capable of infuriating decisions, predictably one-note moves, and just unimpressive play in general, but then he's also capable of such fantastic bits of skill as the finish for Chelsea's first goal on Saturday.

Willian set a career high with eleven goals last season. We probably shouldn't expect him to hit that number again, unless he goes on yet another unlikely and amazing free kick streak like last season.  But given his overall skill-set, he will no doubt continue to play an important part for Conte and Chelsea.

STARTERS:
Courtois (7.3), Cahill (6.6), David Luiz (7.0), Azpilicueta (7.1), Alonso (7.1), Kanté (7.6), Matić (7.0), Moses (8.0), Hazard (7.0), Costa (8.4), Willian (7.7)

SUBS:
Oscar (6.2), Pedro (5.8), Chalobah (6.5)

OVERALL:

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