Southampton side boost their hope of avoiding relegation as Chelsea loses again at home

This will be the second game Chelsea will lost at Stanford bridge for the first time since 2011 as Southampton earned three point with two goals to nothing and Boost their hope of avoiding relegation zone this season.

The home side never got going during the opening 45 minutes and Michael Obafemi’s superbly taken strike from 18 yards gave Saints a deserved lead.

The introduction of Mason Mount for defender Kurt Zouma at the break threatened to inject energy into Frank Lampard’s side but only a vital Fikayo Tomori intervention prevented the away side a second.

And with 20 minutes remaining, a superb team move saw the ball break for Nathan Redmond and his simple finish from 10 yards wrapped up six points for Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side from festive away games at Aston Villa and the Blues.

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