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Mandeep Sanghera

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    Southampton 1-2 Chelsea

    Chelsea remain unbeaten in the league under manager Guus Hiddink as they end Southampton's run of six league games with defeat.

    Follow the reaction to this game and the rest of Saturday's fixtures here. 

  2. Simple but effective

    Southampton 1-2 Chelsea

    Branislav Ivanovic won't win any points for style, but he'll win three of them for Chelsea if they can hang on after his close-range header. That's his second goal of the season.  

    Chelsea goal
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    Southampton 1-2 Chelsea

    Sadio Mane has a shot saved by Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois but was offside.

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    Southampton 1-2 Chelsea

    There will be four minutes of added time.

  5. GOAL - Southampton 1-2 Chelsea

    Branislav Ivanovic

    The big centre-back goes forward for a corner and meets Willian's delivery with a thunderous header which keeper Fraser Forster gets a hand on but cannot keep out.

    Branislav Ivanovic
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    Southampton 1-1 Chelsea

    Chelsea forward Willian goes close as he sends a 22-yard shot just wide. can Southampton hold on?

  7. 'Fabregas went for the cross'

    Southampton 1-1 Cheslea

    Jason Roberts

    Former West Brom striker on Final Score

    “First of all I think Costa does great with a wonderful channel run, gets the ball and holds it up.

    “Fabregas definitely goes for a cross and Forster expects him to touch it, he doesn’t and the ball almost apologetically drops in.

    “He’ll be very disappointed with that goal, Forster.”

    Cesc Fabregas
    Cesc Fabregas
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    Southampton 1-1 Chelsea

    Chelsea on top now. Diego Costa controls in the area and has a shot which is blocked by the sliding Steven Davis. Vital block that.

  9. GOAL - Southampton 1-1 Chelsea

    Cesc Fabregas

    What a way for Southampton to concede their first goal in seven games. Cesc Fabregas sends in a low cross which is misjudged by Fraser Forster as it curls in at the far post. 

    Cesc Fabregas
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    Southampton 1-0 Chelsea

    Southampton have a penalty appeal when Charlie Austin runs on to a long ball before being tackled by Gary Cahill. The home side claim handball but referee Martin Atkinson is having none of it. Would've been harsh.

    Gary Cahill and Charlie Austin

    Southampton 1-0 Chelsea

    Shane Long is having a bit of treatment before Southampton's goalscorer limps off as he is replaced by Graziano Pelle.


    Southampton 1-0 Chelsea

    It's yellow-card-o-clock. Southampton midfielder Jordy Clasie brings down Willian and is the latest in referee Martin Atkinson's book.


    Southampton 1-0 Chelsea

    Diego Costa is booked for a foul on Virgil van Dijk before the Blues striker is on the end of a Ryan Bertrand challenge which didn't seem that bad but sees the home side's left-back yellow carded.  

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    Southampton 1-0 Chelsea

    Chelsea striker Diego Costa is a man on the edge. He's not happy at a foul being awarded against him and has a few words with Jordy Clasie.

    Diego Costa
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    Southampton 1-0 Chelsea

    Eden Hazard puts in a lovely cross to the far post for an unmarked Diego Costa but the Blues striker can only steer a volley off target. Decent chance.

    Diego Costa
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    Southampton 1-0 Chelsea

    Southampton midfielder Oriol Romeu seems up for this game against his former club. He's just broken up two attacks from the visitors and seems to have a point to prove.

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    Southampton 1-0 Chelsea

    There's a bit of pinball in the Southampton box from a Willian corner and it ends with John Mikel Obi heading wide from close range.

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    Southampton 1-0 Chelsea

    Eden Hazard works a bit of space on the edge of the area but his shot is well high. He'll have to do better than that to beat Fraser Forster.

    Eden Hazard
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    Southampton 1-0 Chelsea

    For Formula 1 fans out there, ex-Red Bull racer Mark Webber is in the crowd today. 


    Southampton 1-0 Chesea

    Chelsea make a half-time substitution as the second half gets under way. Left-back Baba Rahman made the mistake which led to Southampton's goal and he is replaced by Kenedy.