Saints v CHE Match Centre
Saints fans help first-team prepare for Chelsea
Two young Southampton fans helped set up the dressing room ahead of the first team's game against Chelsea.
Young Saints fans enjoy kitman experience
Billy and George helped the Saints kitmen prepare for the visit of Chelsea to St Mary's.
90 in 90: Saints 0-2 Chelsea
Watch the moments that mattered from Southampton's loss to Chelsea.
Highlights: Saints beaten by Chelsea
Watch highlights from Southampton's defeat to Chelsea at St Mary's.
Tough defeat against a great team. Let's get the good feelings back on Thursday! #GoSaints
Gallery: Saints 0-2 Chelsea
Check out our photographers' images from St Mary's, as Southampton lose out to Chelsea.
Puel: Focus now on Inter
Claude Puel says Saints will quickly put defeat to Chelsea behind them, as they now focus on Inter.
Video: Puel reacts to Chelsea loss
Claude Puel gives his reaction after Southampton's 2-0 defeat to Chelsea.
Video: Romeu on Chelsea defeat
Oriol Romeu reacts to Southampton's 2-0 home defeat against Chelsea.
Puel: Early goal was crucial
Claude Puel reacts to Southampton's 2-0 defeat at home to Chelsea.
Davis says Chelsea's finishing was the difference
Steven Davis says clinical finishing from Chelsea was the reason that the Blues ran out 2-0 winners over Southampton on Sunday.
Romeu: Chelsea were more clinical
Oriol Romeu reacts to Southampton's first home defeat of the season, against Chelsea.
Report: Southampton 0-2 Chelsea
Goals in either half see Chelsea inflict a first home defeat of the season on Southampton.
Puel looks forward to Hazard reunion
Claude Puel looks ahead to a reunion with Chelsea star Eden Hazard.
Martina: We will fight again
Saints full-back expecting a closely fought contest against Chelsea.
Opposition View: Chelsea
Antonio Conte expecting a tough trip to St Mary's on Sunday.
Martina: Unbeaten run can go on
Cuco Martina confident of maintaining scintillating home form.
Puel: We must be careful with Boufal
Claude Puel says Southampton must not overwork Sofiane Boufal.
Match Preview: Saints vs Chelsea
Get set for the Premier League clash between Southampton and Chelsea with our preview.
Video: Martina looks ahead to Chelsea
Cuco Martina previews Southampton's clash with Chelsea
Martina relishing recent run
Cuco Martina enjoying his spell in the Southampton side.
Win Saints prizes with partner Premier Punt
Sunday's match sponsors, Premier Punt, have a great competition for Southampton fans.
Puel: Romeu is a different type of defensive midfielder
Claude Puel praises Oriol Romeu for his technique on the ball.
Press Conference (Part Two): Puel's Chelsea preview
Watch the second part of Claude Puel's press conference ahead of Sunday's clash with Chelsea.
Saints v CHE As It Happened
Key moments so far
- Eden Hazard gave Chelsea an early lead
- Diego Costa's second-half strike doubled the Blues' advantage
- Sofiane Boufal on for Saints as a sub
- Sam McQueen and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg also introduced
FULL TIME: Southampton 0-2 Chelsea
A tough afternoon for Saints, who lose for the first time in six Premier League matches.
Chelsea substitution: Michy Batshuayi replaces Diego Da Silva Costa
The Blues make their final substitution of the afternoon.
Chelsea substitution: Branislav Ivanovic replaces Victor Moses
Chelsea make another change,a s the clock runs down.
Austin's effort ruled out
Saints have the ball in the net, as Charlie Austin controls and fires past Thibaut Courtois, but it's chalked off for offside.
Forster to the rescue again
Victor Moses sends in a fierce left-footed strike from the edge of the box, but Fraser Forster is able to parry it away.
Southampton substitution: Pierre-Emile Højbjerg replaces Dušan Tadić
It's a final change of the day for Southampton.
Southampton substitution: Sam McQueen replaces Ryan Bertrand
Saints make their second change of the afternoon.
Chelsea substitution: Willian Borges Da Silva replaces Pedro Rodríguez Ledesma
Chelsea make their first change of the afternoon.
Off the bar!
Cuco Martina's cross from deep is met by Steven Davis, but his looping header, which took a slight deflection, hits the top of the crossbar and goes behind.
Forster keeps out Hazard again
Chelsea's Belgian star continues to be a huge threat, cutting onto his right foot again in the area, but Fraser Forster makes another good stop, low to his left, to deny him.
Saints facing a battle
It's been a tough afternoon so far for Southampton. Can they get a goal that would bring them back into this match?
Austin threatens to reduce the deficit
Charlie Austin rises to meet Ryan Bertrand's left-wing cross, but he can only direct his header a yard or two over the bar.
Southampton substitution: Sofiane Boufal replaces Jordy Clasie
Boufal enters the fray. Can he bring Saints back into this one?
Costa's thunderbolt doubles Chelsea's lead
Diego Costa cuts onto his right foot 20 yards out and unleashes a sensational strike that rockets into the far corner, giving Fraser Forster no chance.
Diego Da Silva Costa (55’) | Southampton 0 – 2 Chelsea
Fonte saves a certain goal
José Fonte slides in to somehow divert Marcos Alonso's low ball across the face of goal wide, just before Eden Hazard can complete a simple tap-in.
Second half is under way!
We're back in action, with no changes from either side.
HALF-TIME: Southampton 0-1 Chelsea
Eden Hazard's early goal is enough to separate the sides at St Mary's.
Romeu up against his former club
Oriol Romeu is an action today against the side Southampton signed the midfielder from.
Forster denies Costa
Diego Costa breaks away down the inside-right and races into the area, but Fraser Forster makes an excellent save to keep out his low shot.
Hazard close to a second
Eden Hazard cuts onto his right foot just outside the area and sends in a well-struck shot, but Fraser Forster is able to get down to make the save.
Tadić draws save from Courtois
Saints win a free-kick 25 yards out, with Dušan Tadić sending in a low, skidding shot, but Thibaut Courtois gets down well to push it round the post.
Chelsea celebrate Hazard's opener
The visitors wheel away in celebration after Eden Hazard's early strike.
Charlie Austin meets Steven Davis's in-swinging free-kick from deep, but he gets his angles wrong and heads wide of goal.
Hazard fires Chelsea in front
Eden Hazard gets some space in the area, cuts back onto his left foot and beats Fraser Forster at the near post.
Eden Hazard (5’) | Southampton 0 – 1 Chelsea
Romeu fires in a shot from distance
Oriol Romeu hits a fierce left-footed shot from 25 yards, but his effort flies over.
We're under way at St Mary's!
it's going to be a very tough game, because chelsea are full of confidence as well, but a win here would be massive for us.José fontesouthampton captain
Ryan Bertrand returns to the Saints team today, following a four-week injury absence, as he replaces Sam McQueen in the starting line-up.15.30
it's a good game for us against an impressive team. they have great players and a great team. but we have possibilities to play a good game and get a good result.claude puelsouthampton manager
Chelsea side announced
Starting XI: Courtois, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Cahill (C), Moses, Kante, Matić, Alonso, Pedro, Costa, Hazard.
Subs: Begović, Ivanović, Terry, Chalobah, Oscar, Willian, Batshuayi.15.06
Southampton team confirmed
Starting XI: Forster, Martina, Fonte, van Dijk, Bertrand, Romeu, Clasie, Davis, Redmond, Tadić, Austin.
Martina previews Chelsea showdown
Get the thoughts of Southampton defender Cuco Martina ahead of the clash with the Blues.14.29
Saints players arrive for Chelsea clash
Watch as the Southampton players made their way into St Mary's for this afternoon's game.13.24
Special Halloween magazine on sale today!
You may have already seen the cover of our special Halloween edition of Saints, featuring a spooky Oriol Romeu. Order a copy at saints magazines.co.uk if you can't make the game!13.11
Puel's pre-match interview
Get the thoughts of Saints boss Claude Puel ahead of the showdown with Chelsea.13.07
Saints are back in Premier League action today, as they host fellow in-form side Chelsea. We'll be with you throughout the day with build-up, team news, match updates and reaction.13.03
Saints v CHE Line Ups
Fraser Forster (GK)
Ryan BertrandSam McQueen (78′)
Virgil van Dijk
José Fonte (C)
Dusan TadicPierre-Emile Højbjerg (78′)
Jordy ClasieSofiane Boufal (61′)
Thibaut Courtois (GK)
Gary Cahill (C)
Victor MosesBranislav Ivanovic (87′)
Diego CostaMichy Batshuayi (89′)
Saints v CHE Match Stats
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