Chelsea vs Southampton Preview, Tips and Odds

Fourth placed Chelsea will take on seventeenth Southampton on the second day of 2019. The Blues managed to prevail 1-0 against Crystal Palace at the weekend, while the Saints lost to Manchester City. Southampton are outside of the relegation zone for second round in a row, something that have not happened since the beginning of the season.

Chelsea vs Southampton Head to Head

Last H2H games since 2000Last 10 games at ChelseaLast meeting
Chelsea14 W/ 4 D/ 2 L6 W/ 3 D/ 1 LWin
Southampton2 W/ 4 D/ 14 L1 W/ 3 D/ 6 LLoss

Worth mentioning: Chelsea have kept a clean sheet in 3 of the last 5 games against the Saints, with the other two seeing both teams scoring and over 2,5 goals. The Blues, when at home, are on a run of 3 straight wins against Southampton and have kept two back to back clean sheets. Before that, each team were scoring in 6 consecutive meetings in London.

Last game between the teams: 07.10.2018 Southampton – Chelsea 0:3; Eden Hazard 30’, Ross Barkley 57’, Alvaro Morata 90’
Last game at this venue: 16.12.2017 Chelsea – Southampton 1:0; Marcos Alonso 45’

Chelsea vs Southampton Stats

as of: 30.12.2018
Last gameLast 10
Last 5
games home/away
ChelseaWin7 W/ 1 D/ 2 L4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L
SouthamptonLoss2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L

Worth mentioning: The Blues were unbeaten at home all season, prior to the loss from Leicester in their previous game at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea recorded 4 wins in their last 5 games, but the goals were not coming easy for the Blues with the goal difference being 6:3. Three of these clashes ended with the scoreline being 1-0, and the other two 2:1. In the four most recent games for Southampton the fans have seen both teams scoring, and over 2,5 goals produced.

Last game Chelsea: 30.12.2018 Crystal Palace – Chelsea 0:1; Ngolo Kante 51’
Last game Southampton: 30.12.2018 Southampton – Manchester City 1:3; Pierre Emile Hojbjerg 37’; David Silva 10’, James Ward Prowse 45’ (own goal), Sergio Aguero 45’; Pierre Emile Hojbjerg was sent off in the 85’ with straight red.

Top performers Chelsea: Eden Hazard has been directly involved in 19 PL goals ( 10 goals, 9 assists). Pedro Rodriguez is with 6 goals, while Alvaro Morata has added 5.
Top performers Southampton: Danny Ings 7 goals, 1 assist; Stuart Armstrong 3 goals; Nathan Redmond 2 goals, 2 assists.

Chelsea vs Southampton News

Missing players Chelsea: Callum Hudson Odoi, Pedro Rodriguez, Marco van Ginkel are injured for Maurico Sarri’s side. Victor Moses is back in training.
Missing players Southampton: Michael Obafemi, Sam Gallagher and Ryan Bertrand are injured. Cedrik Soares already renew training.

Chelsea vs Southampton Predictions

Chelsea to win

Under 2,5 goals

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