Chelsea v Southampton Match Preview and Predictions 2nd January 2018

Time: 22.45

 

Former English Premier League Champions Southampton clash with Chelsea in matchday 20 of the English Premier League both sides keen to get the maximum points in an encounter that is likely to be one-sided.

Chelsea will be eager to maximize on their home support and down the visiting Southampton side and clinch the crucial three points in what seems like an easy task on paper.

Maurizio Sarri charges head into the match buoyed by their 1-0 over Crystal Palace away from home and bag yet another three crucial points as they bid for top four.

The Blues head into the match in fine form having won four and lost one of their last five matches heading into the match and a win will in the coming clash make it four wins on the bounce.

The hosts currently lie third in the English Premier League standings with 43 points from 20 matches played and win in the coming clash could fire them up to 2nd in the English Premier League.

Southampton travels to Chelsea hoping to stage an upset and sneak away with crucial points in an encounter that will prove tricky.

The Saints will be hoping to bounce back from their 3-1 away loss to Southampton in their last English Premier League encounter and disappoint the hosts.

The visitors are currently in mediocre form heading into the clash managing two wins and suffered three defeats in their last English Premier League encounter.

The away side currently lies 17th in the English Premier League standings with 15 points from 20 matches played but a win in the coming clash could propel them up to 15th in the English Premier League standings.

Head to Head

Chelsea has won all the last five matches between the two sides

Tip

Over 2.5

Odds

1.50

Stake

Large

 

 

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