Southampton v Chelsea: Premier League Match-day 5

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Soton at home against Chelsea – Tuesday – 9:45pm GMT – St. Mary’s Stadium.

Soton, currently struggling in thirteenth place, will face the challenge of a visiting, sixth placed Chelsea.

Southampton go into this meeting with four points secured

Is this to be the game where Soton to put a halt to their recent record of poor results? They go into this fixture on the back of two recent defeats to Manchester United and Leicester City.

Also, with an unfortunate Soton that has not managed to win in their last League so far, Ralph Hasenhuttl’s men form is worryingly poor. They should solve their trend if they don’t want to occupy the lasts places in the League Table. Their position is thirteenth in the League and they have four points, that is, 1W, 2L and 1D having won one game, drawn one game, and lost two fixtures.

Soton have drawn one game and lost one game of their two League matches at home this season.

A win in this fixture would take Southampton’s points to 7 in the League.

Soton’s squad has depth, but even so, Ralph Hasenhuttl is likely to be missing one of they key players when they start Tuesday’s game.

This season’s Premier League campaign, has so far seen Chelsea achieve seven points

Can Chelsea make it three out of three, having turned over Leicester City 2-1 and Leeds United 3-0 in their last two games?

Also, Chelsea keep finding the winning formula this season, that’s one in a row now. With seven points (2W, 1L and 1D), they are established in sixth position in the League having won two games, drawn one game, and lost one game.

Chelsea will travel to Soton with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with one win and one defeats.

A victory for Chelsea would put them on 10 points.

Chelsea are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Thomas Tuchel is concerned that Tuesday’s fixture could see him without four of his key players

Southampton v Chelsea – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Chelsea with a greater number of wins. In the last 47 meetings, they have enjoyed 28 victories, to Soton’s eight wins. Also, Chelsea have left Soton with a win on eleven out of 17 fixtures. Their most recent encounter in this competition The Blues delivered a 0-6 away win.

Players to watch

For Soton, Che Adams is a top performing player who has scoredtwo goals in four League matches this Premier League Season, while Raheem Sterling is one of the top performing players after having scoredtwo goals in four League matches this campaign for Chelsea.

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