Chelsea beat Southampton 4-2 in the Premier League match on Tuesday, April 25. Get the Chelsea 4-2 Southampton highlights. The league leader Chelsea has beaten Southampton by 4-2 to go 7 points clear on top of the premier league table having played one game more than the second placed Tottenham. Tottenham is scheduled to play against Crystal Palace in the match tomorrow. This win will create a huge pressure on Tottenham as they will have to win their match against Crystal Palace if they want to remain in the title race.
Chelsea and Tottenham are facing a tough battle for the top position in the points table and with this win, Chelsea surely has an upper hand in the race. Also, last week Chelsea knocked out Tottenham in the FA cup semi-final which would have given them a huge boost for further matches. Get the Chelsea vs Southampton highlights video and recap below.
Chelsea 4-2 Southampton Highlights Video
The match started with Chelsea looking to dominate from the very first minute. It seemed like Conte’s men have started the game with a strong motive to win this match and win it by big margins as they looked very aggressive right from the word go. This soon yield a goal for Chelsea as their star player Eden Hazard made it 1-0 in the very 5th minute of the game. This goal took Southampton players by surprise as they were hoping for such an attacking display by Chelsea players. But, they replied well with a goal that equalised the scoreline.
Oriol Romeu, the former Chelsea player scored the goal against his former side in the 25th minute. This goal made Chelsea push more player to attack as they were determined to win this match at any cost. This strong determination resulted in the late extra time goal by Matic. He scored a brilliant goal that gave Chelsea 2-1 advantage in the half time.
In the second half, Chelsea continued to play in the same fashion. It was the time for their star forward player Deigo Costa to score the goal. He scores in the 55th minute of the match to put the game beyond the reach of Southampton. But, Costa did not just stop here as he scored another goal in the 89th minute of the match that confirmed that Chelsea will be at the top of the points table after this match. Southampton scored a very late consolation goal in the 94th minute of the match.
This win will give some relief to Conte as they are 7 points clear on top. The next challenge for him would be to win against Everton. With just 5 games remaining for Chelsea, the match against Everton could be the title decider for them.