Southampton v Chelsea Prediction
Sunday, 2:15 pm
St. Mary’s Stadium
England Premier League
Southampton welcomes Chelsea to the St. Mary’s Stadium following a Carabao Cup victory over Everton at Goodison Park on Tuesday.
Danny Ings gave Southampton the lead on the brink of half time, but the game was forced into penalty shoot out with five minutes remaining.
After Everton had missed two spot kick, Cedric calmly scored the deciding penalty to send Southampton to the next round of the Cup.
Chelsea comes into this fixture following a narrow (1-0) Europa League win over MOL Vidi at Stanford Bridge on Thursday.
The tie wasn’t a walk in the park for Maurizio Sarri‘s team as they almost conceded before Alvaro Morata‘s volley in the 70th minute secured all three points for The Blues.
The Saints remain at 16th on the table after their (2-0) away defeat to Wolves, while Chelsea sits in fourth following their (1-1) home draw against Liverpool.
Players to Watch
Danny Ings scored his fourth goal of the season against Everton on Tuesday.
Eden Hazard was rested against MOL Vidi, but should return to the starting line up in this fixture. He has seven goals and two assist for Chelsea this season.
Prediction: Chelsea to Win WON 0-3
Reason for Southampton v Chelsea Prediction
They have played seven head to head clashes in all competitions without a draw.
Chelsea have won in each of their last six meetings against Southampton in all competitions.
The Blues have won in each of their last three visits to the St. Mary’s Stadium