Instead, Southampton took a 2-0 lead when Jan Bednarek got a goal from the far post. And with the lack of confidence that exists within the team, Eden Hazard says he is unhappy with the club's current predicament.
That proved to be a wise descion as Chelsea scored three times in the space of eight minutes to turn the game on its head. Olivier Giroud changed the match for the better and showed Blues fans he should be a regular starter.
However, Conte's Chelsea have been in poor form of late, dropping to fifth and 10 points behind the last Champions League spot with three losses and a draw from their last six matches in the competition. Chelsea needed different players to step up.
Following a run of just three wins in their last 11 Premier League games, Chelsea went into Saturday's lunchtime kick-off against relegation strugglers Southampton in desperate need of a morale-boosting win ahead of next weekend's FA Cup semi-final against the Saints.
Chelsea starting XI: Courtois; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Cahill; Zappacosta, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso; Willian, Morata, Hazard. Keep believing!' I didn't tell him that we're going to score but I did believe that the first goal we scored would put them in a bad position. Southampton is now in serious trouble of going down to the Championship and needs other results to help them out of 18th place. They don't have to play for the coach.
It looks increasingly likely that the Blues will miss out on a top four finish and have to settle for a place in the Europa League for next season.
Manchester City thrash Tottenham, one win away from EPL title
Crystal Palace is even money at plus-1 goals, which conjures up a scenario where they nearly manage to cadge a 0-0 or 1-1 tie. Though the actual contact came outside the box , the referee pointed to the spot with Lloris lucky to stay on the pitch.
Amanda: Some Sunday showers, but severe weather is over
Be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions and be ready to act quickly if severe weather is observed or a warning is issued. Johns, Putnam and 14 other counties in north and northeast Florida under a tornado watch Sunday until 6 p.m.
Seven month pregnant woman lost her unborn baby two arrested
Cops discovered David's bullet-riddled body after his anxious business partners reported they hadn't seen him in two weeks. A Minnesota woman who is wanted in connection with her husband's death is now a suspect in the killing of a Florida woman.
Precision Drilling Corporation (PDS) Analysts See $-0.04 EPS
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