Southampton 0-2 Chelsea as Hazard and Costa scores in a routine win for Chelsea, Chelsea’s recent resurgence in form continue has they played Southampton on Sunday. It took just 6 minutes for Chelsea to open the scoring when Eden Hazard cut inside from the right flank and put the ball in the back of the net through Fraser Forster legs. However it was Southampton who dominated the game for most part with more possession but Chelsea held on to their lead at the end first half.
Diego Costa’s goal against Southampton was his ninth in his last 11 Premier League games as Chelsea kept pace with the leading pack in the Premier League as they moved into fourth place with an impressive win at Southampton.
The Blues took the lead when Eden Hazard capitalised on poor marking before cutting inside Steven Davis and powering a shot through the legs of keeper Fraser Forster. Southampton had plenty of the ball but could not find a way through a well-drilled Chelsea, who looked the more threatening and went close when strikes from Hazard and Diego Costa were saved. Costa, however, beat Forster at full stretch with a wonderful curler from 22 yards. Victory was Chelsea’s fourth league win in a row – a feat they last achieved in April 2015 – and put them one point behind Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool.
Southampton 0 – 2 Chelsea Premier League Match Highlights
- 06′ 0 – 1 Eden Hazard scored inside first 6 minutes of the game where he found himself clear on the right flank and cut inside before unleashing a low shot past Fraser Forster legs to put Chelsea in leaad.
- 55′ 0 – 2 Diego Costa scores just after the halftime to put Chelsea in commanding 2-0 lead.
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