Willian reveals how he psyched Meyler out in FA Cup

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Speaking after Chelsea's 4-0 win over Hull City in the fifth round of the FA Cup, Conte delivered his team news ahead of an all-important game against Barcelona and confirmed that Marcos Alonso is fit to play, while midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko won't be available for selection.

Antonio Conte side's take on Barcelona next midweek but considering the players have had a few days off, we could see a pretty strong lineup put forth by the manager.

City have been in devastating form this season and lead the Premier League table by 16 points after 27 games, while holding a 4-0 aggregate score over FC Basel in their Champions League Round of 16 tie.

Pedro doubled his side's advantage after he was sent through on goal by Cesc Fabergas, before the Tigers' defensive meltdown was completed as Willian took advantage of a loose ball to slot it past David Marshall into the net. This was the flawless way for Chelsea to end the week before starting their preparations for the huge Champions League game against Barcelona.

Caballero, Rudiger, Ampadu, Cahill, Zappacosta, Drinkwater, Fabregas (Scott 62), Palmieri dos Santos, Willian, Giroud (Morata 70), Pedro (Hudson-Odoi 45).

Chelsea, who last won the FA Cup in 2012, can now look forward to Monday's draw when it will be revealed who they will play in the last eight of the competition.

"It was nearly there, I tried to score one more goal but the most important thing was the win", he said.

Hull made the worst possible start as Kevin Stewart was dispossessed by Giroud in the second minute before Willian used the Frenchman as a decoy as he bent his left-footed shot into David Marshall's bottom right corner. On one side you must be sad to play them but on the other hand you must be excited and you must try to compete with them at this level.

Antonio Rudiger has been impressive since joining Chelsea in the summer and has given us plenty of options at the back. Now we have the right confidence again.

"It was important to bounce back from the defeat [against Watford] before the West Brom game, which was a disappointing result".

At the end of a successful week there is far less tension around his team and the Italian added: "The last two wins were very important for us and our confidence". We gifted them some positions, but we knew it was going to be a tough ask.