Southampton vs Chelsea 12/28/2014 Premier League Preview, Odds and Prediction
Chelsea vs Southampton
Sunday 28th December 2014 14:05(GMT)
The Line: Southampton 15/4 Draw 11/4 Chelsea 4/5 See the Latest Odds
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Southampton will host league leading Chelsea in Saint Mary's on Sunday, can the Saints get a win against the league leaders or will Chelsea continue their unrelenting march towards the title. Southampton after losing five in a row have turned things around with back to back wins. Ronald Koeman will be impressed with the resiliance shown by his side. Pelle, Lon, Mane and Schneiderlein will enjoy testing themselves against the best defence in the league. Southampton are back in the Champions League spots and look to be a side capable of staying up at the right end of the table.
Chelsea have been remarkably efficient this season they have won five in a row having lost their first game to Newcastle. Jose Mourhino has created a machine and they are based around the quality in midfield with Hazard and Fabregas providing both the creativity and quality. Diego Costa has also been a revelation this season scoring thirteen goals already this year. John Terry has also been a rock at the back alongside Gary Cahill and in front of one of the best keepers in the world in Thibaut Courtois. Chelsea are an extremely strong side and it will be interestign to see how Southampton match up tomorrow.
I fancy Southampton to get something here, during their five game losing streak the Saints got no luck and lot tight games. They face the best team in the league tomorrow but it is at home in Saint Mary's and they will be well supported by a big home crowd. Look for Southampton to keep this one very tight and hit Chelsea on the counter. Southampton do have the pace on the wings and up front to cause Chelsea problems and this could be a banana skin for the would be champions. I am going to take Southampton on the handicap, I feel an upset coming here.
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