Southampton 1-1 Chelsea: Southampton and Chelsea draw 1-1 at St. Mary’s Stadium

Southampton failed to secure all three points at home against Chelsea
Technical card:
Southampton: Edouard Mendy, Kurt Zouma, Antonio Rudiger, Cesar Azpilicueta, Reece James, N`Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Marcos Alonso, Mason Mount, Timo Werner and Tammy Abraham
Chelsea: Alex McCarthy, Mohammed Salisu, Jan Bednarek, Jannik Vestergaard, Ryan Bertrand, Moussa Djenepo, Oriol Romeu, James Ward-Prowse, Takumi Minamino, Nathan Redmond and Danny Ings
Stadium: St. Mary’s Stadium
Goals: Takumi Minamino (1-0, min. 33) and Mason Mount (1-1, min. 54)

Southampton were held to 1-1 draw by Chelsea down on Saturday at St. Mary’s Stadium. Southampton were hoping to get something from this game, following a previous defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers whilst Chelsea were coming from consecutive wins against Newcastle United and Sheffield United. As the table looks today, Southampton are in 13th place, with 30 points from 25 matches, while Chelsea sit in 4th, with 43 points from 25.

Southampton started strong and were rewarded, with a goal from Takumi Minamino, 33 minutes in, to take a 1-0 lead into half time.

Chelsea started the second half on an intensified spirit, beginning with a goal from Mason Mount, 54 minutes in, levelled the score at 1-1 draw.

Both managers made full use of their substitutions. For Southampton Nathan Tella, Che Adams and Daniel N`Lundulu came on for Takumi Minamino, Danny Ings and Nathan Redmond, while Chelsea brought on Callum Hudson-Odoi, Hakim Ziyech and Jorginho to replace Tammy Abraham, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Mateo Kovacic.

There were bookings for Alex McCarthy from Southampton and Marcos Alonso for Chelsea.

Southampton will next travel to Everton, while Chelsea will face Manchester United at home.

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