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Hull City vs Chelsea preview

Tiger, Tiger, burning bright In the forests of the Premiership.

If you were a Hull City fan, this is probably what you’d be singing currently. Phil Brown’s promoted boys are third in the Premiership currently, and have won their last four games in the league. Hull have beaten Arsenal, Spurs, Fulham and West Ham- all London clubs, and as they welcome another London club to the KC Stadium, the players are optimistic that they can produce another upset. Forward Geovanni has gone so far as to warn Luis Felipe Scolari of another defeat. Now I’m not sure how kindly big Phil will take to that comment, but it certainly adds some more fun, excitement and tension to this game.

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Chelsea hit Derby County for a six

Prior to this game, Derby had gone 25 games without a win in all competitions. Yesterday night, 25 became 26 at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea put six past Paul Jewell’s hapless side.

The win sees Chelsea move to 61 points, five behind leaders Arsenal. The Blues do have a game in hand, and so do Manchester United, who are on 64.

Derby have scored only 10 points all season, and relegation to the Championship looks all but guaranteed for the Rams. They simply do not have the resources to compete successfully at the highest level, not in this season at least.

Frank Lampard scored four, with Joe Cole and Salomon Kalou contributing one each. David Jones scored a consolation goal for the visitors.

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