Joe Aribo’s Southampton welcome Chelsea to Saint Mary Stadium in the Premier League matchday four on Tuesday night.

The Saint are coming into the fixture after a 1-0 home defeat to Manchester United, Blues looking to make further progress up the log table on the back of the weekend’s win over Leicester City.

IMPORTANT STATS:

SOUTHAMPTON

Southampton have won only two of their last 18 matches against Chelsea in the Premier League and are winless in their last nine matches against the Blues at St. Mary’s Stadium .

Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side have won only three of their last 20 midweek games in the Premier League.

Southampton have conceded 44 Premier League goals at home against Chelsea and the most they’ve conceded at St. Mary’s Stadium against a single opponent in the competition.

Southampton didn’t win any of its last five meetings with Chelsea but both teams scored in four of the last five meetings between these two sides.

CHELSEA

Chelsea have a good record against Southampton and have won 49 out of the 111 matches played between the two teams, as opposed the home side 31 victories.

Thomas Tuchel’s men have found the back of the net in each of their last 17 Premier League games away from Stamford Brigde against the Blues and won this fixture by a 6-0 scoreline last season.

Chelsea have not lost two away games on the trot in the Premier League since December 2020 but did lose their previous away match against Leeds United by a 3-0 scoreline.

Six of the last seven games of Southampton in all competitions ended with more than 2.5 goals.

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