Southampton vs Chelsea: Tammy Abraham nets as Blues thrash Saints at St. Mary's

Southampton vs Chelsea: Tammy Abraham nets as Blues thrash Saints at St. Mary's

- Southampton vs Chelsea finished 4-1 in favour of the Blues as they climbed to fifth spot

- Abraham, Kante, Batshuayi and Mount were all on target for Chelsea

- Danny Ings scored the consolation goal for the home side

Tammy Abraham on Sunday, October 6, continued with his fine goalscoring form as the Chelsea defeated Southampton 4-1 in a tough Premier League clash played at St. Mary's.

The Blues came into the match off a winning run, stunning Brighton 2-0 in their last league match staged at Stamford Bridge.

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Frank Lampard named a pretty much unchanged side, parading his young guns for the south Wales trip with Callum Hudson-Odoi made a return to the fold.

The Englishman went on to set up Abraham for the opener in the 17th minute, before Mason Mount doubling the advantage in the 24th minute off Willian's assist.

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The hosts however pulled one in the 30th minute through Danny Ings, before N'Golo Kante restoring Chelsea's two-goal advantage five minutes before the break.

The second half of the match saw the visitors continue with their dominance, with Hudson-odoi nearly making it 4-1 in the 66th minute.

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Michy Batshuayi got his name on the scores-sheet in the 89th minute, scoring Chelsea's fourth goal to put the game beyond the homeside.

The comfortable victory fired yhe Stamford Brideg dwellers to fifth on the log with 14 points, 10 behind league leaders, Liverpool.

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