The Premier League continues this weekend with a lot of key clashes, amongst them, a top-of-the-table battle between Man Metropolis and Liverpool.
One other conflict will see Southampton play host to Chelsea at St. Mary’s Park.
The European champions might be seeking to bounce again from two successive defeats, one amongst them within the Premier League, after they went down 4-1 at house towards Brentford.
Right here is all it’s essential know forward of the conflict;
Face to face
- Chelsea have misplaced simply certainly one of their 13 Premier League video games at St. Mary’s Stadium
- The Blues are unbeaten of their final eight visits on the stadium
- Mauricio Pochettino was in cost the final time Southampton beat Chelsea at St. Mary’s, in 2013
- Thomas Tuchel’s aspect have misplaced simply as soon as of their final 12 assembly with Southampton
- Tuchel’s aspect gained the reverse fixture at Stamford Bridge in October 3-1
- The Blues are hoping to keep away from consecutive league defeats beneath Tuchel for the primary time, final doing so in December 2020 when Frank Lampard was in cost
- Tuchel has managed probably the most Premier League matches with out shedding consecutive video games within the historical past of the competitors (48)
- Solely Manchester Metropolis (eight) has conceded fewer away league objectives than Chelsea within the top-flight this time period (9 from 15 video games)
- Chelsea have opened the scoring of their final seven Premier League matches, their longest run since September – November 2019
- The Blues have dropped 16 factors from profitable positions this season
- Tuchel’s aspect require a most 20 factors from their remaining 9 video games to safe a top-four spot and Champions League soccer once more subsequent season
- Ralph Hasenhuttl’s aspect are on the lookout for their first Premier League win since beating Norwich at house on 25 February
- Armando Broja is ineligible to play towards his father or mother membership
- Solely David Beckham (18) has scored extra direct free-kicks within the Premier League than Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse (13)
- Ward-Prowse has created extra probabilities from set performs than some other participant within the Premier League this season (37)
- Southampton have the Eleventh-best house document within the Premier League this season profitable 22 factors from their 15 video games at St Mary’s.
- The Saints final misplaced three in a row at house within the competitors in January/February 2021
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