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Chelsea wins on a visit to Southampton by clever comeback

Chelsea has Saturday a handsome 2-3 victory booked on a visit to Southampton. The team of the embattled manager Antonio Conte made in the second half of a 2-0 deficit to undo.

Chelsea was behind by goals from former FC Groningen Dusan Tadic and Jan Bednarek in, respectively, the 21st and sixtieth minute.

The Londoners rechtten then, however, the back and put in a period of only nine minutes of the contest completely on its head.

First it was Olivier Giroud who in the seventieth minute for the aansluitingstreffer made, and then Eden Hazard in the 75th minute of the second half, and again Giroud in the 79th minute to matchwinner crowned.

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At Southampton was Wesley Hoedt ninety minutes within the lines. The Dutch defender was together with Bednarek and ex-VVV-Venlo’Maya Yoshida the driemansdefensie.

Chelsea can despite the victory a place in the top four of the Premier League and thus Champions League ticket as well as forget.

The outgoing champion, is fifth with now sixty points from 33 matches, still seven points less than number four Tottenham Hotspur, that later on Saturday in their own house against the leader Manchester City.

Southampton is in serious degradatiegevaar. The ‘Saints’ occupying the unsafe eighteenth place with only 28 points from also 33 duels.

View the results of the program and the position in the Premier League

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