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Chelsea have not won in their last 3 league matches against Southampton (D2, L1). Most recently, he extended winless since October 1990 to December 1993 (7 matches).

The Blues scored 12 goals that season against 8.4 xG (3.6 difference). Southampton is one of the worst performing countries in this regard (-3.1-4 goals, 7.1 xG). Three of Chelsea’s four Premier League defeats under Thomas Tuchel have been at home.

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Blues have not lost at the Stamford Bridge Championship since their second match against Southampton in December 2019. Neither have scored more Premier League goals this season (sixth with Liverpool) since Chelsea’s first half.

However, Southampton (along with Manchester City) is one of only two team that still allow less than half of the race this season, with all seven goals conceded in the second case.

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Adam Armstrong has had more shots than any other Southampton player in the Premier League this season (19). With six chances created on top of this, he’s been involved in 33% of Saints’ total attempts so far this term (25/75).

Of all keepers to play more than once in the Premier League this season, Chelsea’s Édouard Mendy has the best save percentage (90%). He’s conceded a goal on average once every 225 minutes this season, with those strikes coming against Liverpool and Manchester City.

Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku has scored nine goals in his 12 Premier League games against Southampton, against no side has he netted more in the competition (also 9 vs West Ham).

Southampton have taken 19 points from 22 Premier League away games against Chelsea (W4 D7 L11) – only at Aston Villa (27) and Crystal Palace (21) have Saints earned more away points in the competition.

Southampton are one of five teams without a win so far in the Premier League this season – only twice in their top-flight history have they failed to win any of their first seven games to a campaign, doing so in 1996-97 and 1998-99.

Southampton have failed to score in five of their last eight league games, including each of the last three in a row. Saints have had seven separate runs of failing to score in 4+ consecutive Premier League games, most recently a run of five in October 2018.

Chelsea Line up

Southampton Line up

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