Southampton vs Chelsea: All the action live with talkSPORT commentary

first_img REVEALED Chelsea drew 1-1 at home to Liverpool last week, after beating them in the League Cup at Anfield Chelsea are out to avoid a Europa League hangover against Southampton in Sunday’s Premier League clash.The Blues have fond recent memories of the trip to the south coast, as they came from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at St Mary’s in April. This year they come into the fixture on better form, having just beaten MOL Vidi 1-0 and more than held their own against Liverpool in two consecutive games.The Saints meanwhile have lost their last two league matches to Wolves and Liverpool, though they did beat Everton in the League Cup on Tuesday night. Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Latest Chelsea News JIBE shining Team News:Ross Barkley comes back into the Chelsea side, with Mateo Kovacic dropping to the bench in the only change to the team which drew 1-1 with Liverpool in their last Premier League fixture.Chelsea confirmed XI: Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Rudiger, Alonso, Kante, Jorginho, Barkley, Willian, Giroud, Hazard. Subs: Fabregas, Pedro, Caballero, Kovacic, Zappacosta, Cahill, Morata. REAL DEAL Tottenham issue immediate ban to supporter who threw cup at Kepa Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Maurizio Sarri is enjoying a fruitful start to his Chelsea career Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January punished What The Managers Are Saying:Mark Hughes: “I think Chelsea will always be a [title] contender.“You see the quality of their squad. They made changes [against Vidi] last night but you look at who they brought in and they are still high quality.“The strength and depth they have got is comparable to all the other top teams, so they will go close.”Maurizio Sarri: “This match [Vidi] we have changed eight players.“In Greece [against PAOK] I think only five, maybe, five or six. I hope we can do better than [the 0-0 draw] West Ham.” tense Lampard appears to aim dig at Mourinho for handling of Salah and De Bruyne at Chelsea Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham star silverware gameday cracker targets REVEALED 2 Here is your Chelsea team to play Southampton today! 💪 #SOUCHE pic.twitter.com/MFxz66gsbU— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) October 7, 2018Southampton hand Manolo Gabbiadini his first Premier League start of the season, while Jan Bednarek and Alex McCarthy come into the team.Southampton confirmed XI: McCarthy, Bednarek, Hoedt, Yoshida, Cedric, Hojbjerg, Lemina, Bertrand, Redmond, Ings, Gabbiadini. Subs: Vestergaard, Long, Davis, Austin, Romeu, Gunn, Targett. Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT 2 🚨Here’s your #SaintsFC team to face #CFC this afternoon in the #PL… pic.twitter.com/6ijl9s6jRh— Southampton FC (@SouthamptonFC) October 7, 2018last_img read more

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