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(Premier League Highlights) Chelsea 4-2 Southampton : Costa Ends Goal Drought With A Double

(Premier League Highlights) Chelsea 4-2 Southampton : Costa Ends Goal Drought With A Double



Antonio Conte made four changes to his starting line up bringing Cahill, Hazard, Costa and Cesc Fabregas to the starting lineup and all four got involved in the goals against the Saints.

The game started out more disorganized than ever as both sides found it hard to settle down to their game plan and through the process of setting down Eden Hazard scored a wonderful opener, declaring their intent. Costa made a run in behind Yoshida and given an excellent pass down the channel from Fabregas as the Blues break. He hesitated before sending the ball back to Hazard, who swept a fine finish for his fifteenth goal of the season.

Southampton got overwhelmed with the Chelsea attacks in the early minutes which gave them little space to start out their game plan but gradually they got into it maintained some pressure on their host and in the 24th minute Oriol Romeu Vidal made a goal from an improperly cleared free kick, Assisted by Gabbiadini.



The game became leveled after the equalizer with both sides showing their strategies, Chelsea relied more on counter attacking while the Visitors tried long ball and crosses into the Chelsea box. Chelsea got lucky, a corner is headed out by Romeu but Kante recovered and delivered a lovely ball to the right-hand side of the box. Alonso heads it into the middle and Cahill got in ahead of an attempted bicycle kick from Costa, powered a header beyond Forster.

The game got a-lot interesting after the break as Diego Costa laid waste his goal drought in the 53rd minute. The striker outwrestles Bertrand to get his head on the ball from Cesc Fabregas, guiding it past Forster for a two-goal cushion.

Diego Costa got the best of his game back today as he doubles up his personal tally,he went on two one-two runs with Hazard then Pedro before He takes a touch with either foot before firing inside the upright to wrap up the three points in the 89th minutes.

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