Chelsea vs Southampton
England – Premier League
Date: Saturday, 2 October 2021
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Stamford Bridge.
The Blues slowly appear to be shedding their invincible mojo. They’d misplaced their newest fixture within the PL, and adopted it up with a defeat within the Champions League towards Juventus.
Whereas the loss within the league may very well be forgotten (because it was towards Manchester Metropolis), the one within the CL ought to be taken significantly – because it got here towards the worst Juve aspect previously decade.
Thomas Tuchel’s males want an enormous win this weekend to instill confidence again into gamers in addition to followers. The reigning champions of Europe simply can not go three matches in a row with out securing a win, interval.
Coming into the match, the situations appear favorable for the Blues. They’re at residence, and are pitted towards Southampton, who’re but to put up a win this season within the English high flight.
Actually, the Saints are at the moment positioned 16th within the desk, and solely two different groups have scored fewer targets than them.
Occurring, that they had even did not register a win towards Sheffield United the week earlier than within the EFL Cup, and needed to undergo penalties to progress to the following spherical.
And as well as, Southampton even have a poor h2h file towards Tuchel’s males through the years.
By the seems to be of issues, anticipate a convincing win for Chelsea this Saturday on the Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea vs Southampton: Head-to-head (h2h)
- The Blues had recorded eight of the previous 9 general wins.
- They’d scored two or extra targets in eight of the previous twelve conferences.
- At this venue, the hosts had recorded 11 of the previous 14 wins.
- The friends had failed to attain in three of their final 5 visits to this floor.
Chelsea vs Southampton Prediction
The Blues misplaced 0-1 at residence the final match-day, towards Metropolis. Within the meantime, Southampton misplaced 0-1 at residence towards Wolves.
Occurring, Tuchel’s males are positioned third within the desk, and so they have an ideal successful file this season, barring their loss towards the Residents, and draw towards Liverpool.
They’ve additionally conceded a complete of simply two targets this PL season, and each had come towards these two groups.
Alternatively, the Saints are on a 100% winless file within the league, and their sole win in 2021-22 had come towards a staff from the fourth tier.
Furthermore, they’re on the street, and are about to tackle a wounded top-tier staff, who additionally occur to be the reigning European champions