Chelsea dealt big blow by Southampton

Chelsea’s solid grip on the last Champions League spot on the EPL table now looks threatened after the Blues were condemned to a shocking 2-0 loss at home against Southampton on Thursday.

After going all the way to beat Jose Mourinho’s men last time out, many had predicted that Chelsea will have a ride over the Saints in the Boxing Day tie at Stamford Bridge.

However, that was not the case as Michael Obafemi, an Irish striker of Nigerian descent, gave Southampton a first-half lead before Nathan Redmond sealed victory for the visitors with his 73rd-minute effort.

Obafemi with his goal at 19 years and 173 days became the youngest player to score a Premier League goal away at Stamford Bridge against Chelsea.

With the massive victory recorded in London, Southampton have taken a big…

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