Chelsea 1 Southampton 0 – HALF-TIME

A combination of good goalkeeping from Fraser Forster, last-gasp saves by the Saints rearguard, some poor finishing by the Blues and the upright, prevented the Blues from taking more of a lead against Southampton this afternoon.
The half-time score is 1-0 but it could and should have been four or five to Chelsea.
The opposition were content to sit back, play for time and when they did venture forwards on a counter-attack, they made sure they were back behind the ball as quick as possible.
But on nthe stroke of half-time, Hazard was fouled by Maya Yashida.
Up stepped Alonso to whisk a brilliantly curled, left-footer around the ball and beyond their grasp of Forster.

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