Chelsea’s Feast at Southampton

Chelsea were able to win the match against Southampton at St Mary’s Stadium with a score of 4-1, in the matchday 8 of the English League on Sunday (6/10/2019). The host immediately got the opportunity in the first minute when Nathan Redmond kicks off from outside the penalty box.

The ball pierced hard but was still a little thin on the goalpost Kepa Arrizabalaga. Chelsea then got a chance in the 11th minute. Tammy Abraham kicking can still be saved Angus Gunn. Only in the 17th minute, the Blues broke the deadlock. Callum Hudson-Odoi provided a breakthrough into the Southampton defense. Tammy Abraham once kicks a ‘lob’ ball over Angus Gunn.

Maya Yoshida managed to block the ball out, but the referee decided to goal for Chelsea because the ball had crossed the goal line. 1-0 for Chelsea. The strict pressing of the Chelsea players really put Soton in the defense. Defender Soton’s mistake can be used as a goal by Chelsea in the 24th minute.

Mason Mount completes the ball given by Willian by conquering Angus Gunn. 2-0. Two-goal advantage provides comfort for Chelsea, but instead Southampton was able to steal a goal in the 30th minute. Yann Valery pressed from the right side of the attack line and then sent a horizontal cross into the penalty box. With one touch, Danny Ings pushed the ball, which hit Kurt Zouma, but instead entered the Kepa Arrizabalaga goal. 1-2

Cheated by Soton’s goal, Chelse again increased the tempo of the game. N’Golo Kante scored for Chelsea in the 40th minute. The French midfielder fired hard from outside the penalty box which hit one of Soton’s players before entering the goal. 3-1. Score 3-1 for Chelsea’s advantage lasted until halftime. In the second half, Chelsea did not reduce the pressure.

Just four minutes into the second half, Callum Hudson-Odoi has had the opportunity to face one on one with Angus Gunn. British winger kick can still be ignored Angus Gunn uses his left foot which produces a corner kick. In the 60th minute, a Blues counter-attack scheme also endangers Soton. But Tammy Abraham’s shot from outside the penalty box can still be secured Angus Gunn well. Chelsea keep raising the tempo until the end.

Cooperation of two substitute players managed to produce a fourth goal for the Blues. Christian Pulisic provided an assist to Michy Batshuayi to conquer Angus Gunn from close range. 4-1. The match ended and Chelsea has won the game with a positive trend.

Southampton (4-2-2-2): 28-Angus Gunn; 43-Yann Valery, 35-Jan Bednarek, 3-Maya Yoshida, 21-Ryan Bertrand; 14-Oriol Romeu, 23-Pierre Hojbjerg; 16-Ward Prowse, 22-Nathan Redmond, 9-Danny Ings, 7-Shane Long

Coach: Ralph Hasenhuttl

Chelsea (4-2-3-1): 1-Kepa Arrizabalag; 28-Cesar Azpilicueta, 15-Kurt Zouma, 29-Fikayo Tomori, 3-Marcos Alonso; 7-N’Golo Kante, 5-Jorginho; 19-Mason Mount, 10-Willian, 20-Callum Hudson-Odoi; 9-Tammy Abraham

Coach: Frank Lampard

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