Chelsea 0 – 2 So’ton

Nick Wright

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Match report and highlights as Chelsea suffer a shock loss at home to relegation-threatened Southampton in the Premier League

Last Updated: 26/12/19 10:27pm

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FREE TO WATCH: Highlights as Southampton shock Chelsea at Stamford Bridge

FREE TO WATCH: Highlights as Southampton shock Chelsea at Stamford Bridge

Michael Obafemi and Nathan Redmond were on target as Southampton consigned Chelsea to a second consecutive defeat at Stamford Bridge.

Academy product Obafemi, starting in place of the rested Danny Ings, gave Southampton the lead when he curled home a stunning left-footed effort from the edge of the box (31) after Chelsea had lost possession in midfield.

It was the 19-year-old’s first Premier League goal in a year and things went from bad to worse for Chelsea when Redmond finished off another slick Southampton attack (73) in the second half.

Frank Lampard’s men dominated possession but showed none of the cutting edge that helped them beat Tottenham last time…