Antonio Conte’s men will look to secure another three points when they host tenth-placed Southampton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon (3pm).
The two sides last met in April, with the Blues picking up a 4-2 win, with Diego Costa scoring a brace.
CHELSEA TEAM NEWS
CHELSEA RECENT FORM:
- Huddersfield 1-3 Chelsea
- West Ham 1-0 Chelsea
- Chelsea 1-1 Atletico Madrid (Champions League)
- Chelsea 3-1 Newcastle United
- Chelsea 1-0 Swansea City
- Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea
CHELSEA KEY STATS:
- No team in the Premier League is outperforming expected goals (xG) more than Chelsea this season – 31 goals scored versus 24.88 xG
- Chelsea are the most fouled team in the top half of the table (10.7 fouls suffered per game)
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