Chelsea’s Title Chase Got Closer After Southampton Win
Suffering a slightly disappointing results in their recent league fixtures, Chelsea regained their composure and confident as they defeated Southampton 4-2 this midweek.
Antonio Conte’s men regained their seven points lead over second place Tottenham Hotspur, though Mauricio Pochettino’s men have one game less at the moment.
Nevertheless, that home victory over The Saints puts more pressure over Spurs as the runners up must be chasing for three points again to cut down their current gap.
Playing with the strong air of believes after their FA Cup semifinal success over Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea immediately went on the attack and got off into a bright start with Eden Hazard scoring after just five minutes of play.
Sotton did managed to draw level through Oriol Romeu on 24 minutes, but just before half time break The Blues regained their lead with an effort from Gary Cahill.
After the break, Conte’s men added two more goals from their star striker, Diego Costa, who ended his recent goal drought in the best possible way.
Southampton only managed to pull one more goal back when Ryan Bertrand scored deep in stoppage time.
An important victory indeed for Chelsea to kick start their league title chase especially with Tottenham continue to chase them down.