After being beaten 1-0 by Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16, the Blues are determined to beat Southampton.
If you can’t get up now, things will only get worse. Therefore, meeting Southampton is said to be a great opportunity for teachers and coach Graham Potter to win 3 points.
The reason is that Southampton are at the bottom of the Premier League table. However, Southampton suddenly caused a lot of difficulties for Chelsea. Right in the first 10 minutes, Southampton attacked and pressed the field and if more accurate, they had 2 goals.
However, the Blues could not keep a clean sheet. In the 45+1 minute, James Ward-Prowse opened the scoring for Southampton with a beautiful free kick.
In the first half, Chelsea almost disappeared. They cannot attack and the defense is constantly passive.
After the break, Chelsea went all out to attack with the best cards.
Raheem Sterling’s mobility helps the Blues have the best match. Notably, the striker had 2 consecutive situations from close range in the 71st minute. However, the goal still did not come.
On the contrary, Chelsea almost received a healing blow. In the 73rd minute, Adam Armstrong cut the cross to the right and finished it. Fortunately for Chelsea when Kepa played focused. Coach Graham Potter could only hold his head in disappointment.
Not only that, Chelsea also suffered great losses. Sekou Mara launched a powerful hook to hit defender Cesar Azpilicueta in the face. The Chelsea player was then motionless and forced off the pitch.
In the last minutes, Chelsea pressed but could not score. Losing the final 0-1, Chelsea 5 consecutive matches did not know the smell of victory and stood still at 10th place in the Premier League table. It seems that money