Elsewhere in the Premier League, Everton moved fourth with a 2-0 win over Norwich, while Tottenham kept pace with Roberto Martinez's charges by beating Crystal Palace by the same score at White Hart Lane.
West Ham registered their first win since November 30 after spoiling Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first home game in charge with Cardiff City. Sunderland were inspired a Adam Johnson hat-trick, while Adam Lallana scored the winner for Southampton.
Goal brings you the best images from Saturday's action...
Jose Mourinho gestures during the first half against Hull City
Ducks swim past Craven Cottage on the River Thames
David Luiz faces the wrath of Jake Livermore after a challenge
Eden Hazard celebrates ninth Premier League goal of the season
Fernando Torres completes Chelsea's win over Hull City
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer addresses the Cardiff City crowd before kick-off
Jason Puncheon aims for the top corner with his penalty against Tottenham
...but he fails to put Crystal Palace in front as the ball is rifled over
Everton's new signing Aiden McGeady unveiled in front of fans at Goodison Park
Gareth Barry celebrates Everton's opener against Norwich City
Adam Johnson puts Sunderland ahead at Fulham
Ray Wilkins and Rene Meulensteen give instructions to their Fulham players
Carlton Cole puts West Ham ahead against Cardiff City
Adam Lallana dedicates his winning goal against West Brom to his mum
Jermain Defoe wraps up Tottenham's 2-0 win over Crystal Palace
Adam Johnson celebrates his hat-trick against Fulham
Mark Noble ensures West Ham register their first win in seven league games
Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy fails to keep out Kevin Mirallas' free kick
Antonio Valencia opens the scoring against Swansea City
Jordi Amat and Chico Flores after Danny Welbeck puts Manchester United two goals ahead