Southampton vs Chelsea FC: Kick-off time, prediction, TV, live stream, team news, h2h results - preview today
Chelsea head to Southampton later today looking to shake off their malaise in the early weeks of the Premier League season.
As 6-0 winners at St Mary’s Stadium last season, Thomas Tuchel’s side are yet to fully convince, although remain capable of grinding out results when not playing particularly well.
Raheem Sterling opened his account for the club at Stamford Bridge and will be confident of adding to his tally on Tuesday.
If Tuchel can get the most out of the England international, perhaps some the early season doubts can be answered on a more consistent basis.
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Date, kick-off time and venue
The Premier League game is scheduled for a 7.45pm kick-off time today, Tuesday August 30th, 2022.
St Mary’s Stadium in Southampton will host.
Where to watch Southampton vs Chelsea
TV channel: The game will be broadcast on BT Sport 2.
Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the game through the BT Sport App.
LIVE coverage: Get minute-by-minute updates through Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.
Southampton vs Chelsea team news
Southampton XI: Bazunu, Walker-Peters, Bella-Kotchap, Salisu, Diallo, Ward-Prowse, Lavia, A Armstrong, Perraud, Elyounoussi, Adams
Subs: McCarthy, Lyanco, Bednarek, Aribo, Valery, S Armstrong, Djenepo, Walcott, Mara
Chelsea XI: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva, Koulibaly, Cucurella, Loftus-Cheek, Jorginho, Mount, Ziyech, Havertz, Sterling
Subs: Kepa, Chilwell, Ampadu, Chukwuemeka, Gilmour, Kovacic, Pulisic, Vale, Broja
Southampton vs Chelsea prediction
Southampton looked competitive enough against Manchester United, though Chelsea have the experience to punish their young defenders.
Chelsea to win 3-1.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
Southampton wins: 31
Chelsea wins: 49