Chelsea – Southampton
Chelsea are hosting Southampton in the Premier League just few days after the end of the international break. The Blues will try to move closer to the top and they have a good opportunity to do so. Let’s check it our in our football betting tips this weekend.
With two wins, one draw and one loss in the games played Chelsea are currently 7th in the Premier League with 7 points won. Frank Lampard’s team is 5 points behind the leader Everton, so Chelsea do not have a choice here – they must start winning on a regular basis.
Before the international break the Blues enjoyed their 2nd win for the season. The former champions hosted Crystal Palace and crushed them masterfully for a 4-0 win. Chelsea scored all of their goals after the halftime break when Ben Chilwell and Kurt Zouma scored the first two. In the last 15 minutes Jorginho scored two penalties and it was the end for Palace.
Southampton have just one point less than Chelsea and they are 11th in the standings with 11 points. The Saints started the season with two defeats, but they scored two wins in their last two matches.
Before the break Southampton hosted West Bromwich Albion and celebrated a 2-0 win at the St. Mary’s. Moussa Djenepo opened the score for the hosts while Oriol Romeu made it 2-0.
It’s true that Southampton didn’t start the season in the best way possible, but their form before the international break was good. Chelsea must be careful with them on Saturday.
These are our football betting tips this weekend for the Premier League showdown between Chelsea and Southampton. Both teams won their last fixtures in the league, so this should be a good one to watch. The Blues are in the role of favourites, but they must give their all. There are no easy games in the Prem.