Chelsea v Southampton: Premier League Review & Video Highlights
As the critics put it best, Chelsea don’t perform at home as was the case in last night’s Premier League clash against newcomers Southampton, earing a draw after leading at half time by two goals to nil.
Recent signing Demba Ba opened the scoring for the Blues and Eden Hazard added a second shortly after, allowing Benitez’s men to dominate play early on.
The Premier League title contenders looked to be cruising for another home victory to edge their way further up the table ahead of rivals Tottenham and Everton, or so they thought…
Nigel Adkins came under fire for leaving out main striker Ricky Lambert from the starting line-up, when the going got tough for Southampton he through Lambert into the mix and was immediately rewarded with the striker’s effort hitting the back of the net.
Jason Puncheon, an unlikely goal source, capitalised on Chelsea’s lack of zest and smashed home a Luke Shaw cross to end the game a stalemate.
Chelsea v Southampton match reply and video highlights