Southampton earned a delightful come-from-behind 2-1 victory over West London outfit Chelsea in a Premier League Matchday V clash at St. Mary’s Stadium on Tuesday night.
The Blues opened the scoring through Raheem Sterling, who netted his third goal in two PL matches as he finished off an assist by Mason Mount.
Southampton responded as Romeo Lavia and Adam Armstrong both struck to overturn the deficit into a lead, which ultimately resulted in South Coast side picking up all three points.
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FULL-TIME AT ST. MARY’S STADIUM: Southampton 2-1 Chelsea
SECOND HALF UNDERWAY AT ST. MARY’S STADIUM: Southampton 2-1 Chelsea
HALF-TIME AT ST. MARY’S STADIUM: Southampton 2-1 Chelsea
45+1′ MIN: The Saints have turned things around as Adam Armstrong is found by Mohamed Elyounoussi and the striker fires home.
GOOOAAALLL!!! Southampton 2-1 Chelsea (A. Armstrong)
28′ MIN: The hosts are level and it’s Romeo Lavia who scores.
GOOOAAALLL: Southampton 1-1 Chelsea (R. Lavia)
23′ MIN: Raheem Sterling finds the back of the net from close range, after being found by Mason Mount.
GOOOAAALLL: Southampton 0-1 Chelsea (R. Sterling)
KICK-OFF AT ST. MARY’S STADIUM: Southampton 0-0 Chelsea
Blues boss Thomas Tuchel has named Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly in the line-up, following his return from suspension. Also, skipper Cesar Azpilicueta is back in the fold as Reece James sits out due to a knock, while Kai Havertz, Hakim Ziyech and Raheem Sterling will lead the frontline for Chelsea.
The Saints Starting XI set to face the Blues at St Mary’s.