Meyler did miss the penalty - it was a good height for the keeper according to Glenn Hoddle on commentary for BT Sport.
"The second half was a different story, although it was game over".
Hull improved after the break and did see a David Meyler penalty saved by Willy Caballero but despite the size of the scoreline Nigel Adkins will be pleased with the performance as they nearly matched the Stamford Bridge outfit and had opportunities themselves to give a better reflection for those who only look at the final result.
In the first of the Emirates FA Cup fifth-round action, Chelsea made sure they showed no complacency as they comfortably brushed aside Hull by four goals to nil.
Chelseas Gary Cahill and Hull City's Jon Toral challenge for the ball (Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire).).
'Good game, good performance.
Although they were without the likes of N'Golo Kante and Eden Hazard, who were rested, Chelsea's start gave every indication that Hull were in for a long night, as Willian opened the scoring in just the second minute. "We are ready." Willian did no harm to his case to start against the Catalans with a stunning all-round display capped by his two goals.
While Hull manager Nigel Adkins had little say in the squad he inherited from Leonid Slutsky, the former Southampton manager is suffering from the Russian's close relationship with Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich. But what they did in the second half was what we were hoping to do in the first half.
Damaging defeats to Bournemouth and Watford had left Conte's job in serious doubt ahead of this week, but convincing victories over West Brom and Hull City have improved the atmosphere and Conte urged his players to build on their positive momentum against Barcelona. Having scored 105 goals in six seasons at the Emirates, Giroud moved to West London in search of more game time.