Chilwell And Werner Score Late As Chelsea Beat Southampton

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Chelsea scored two late goals to beat winless Southampton and go to the top of the Premier League as Thomas Tuchel’s side bounced back from successive defeats.

Saints were reduced to ten men after captain James Ward-Prowse was sent off for a poor challenge on Jorginho. Timo Werner and Ben Chilwell scored in the final six minutes.

Product of the Academy After Ruben Loftus-Cheek flicked on Chilwell’s corner, Trevoh Chalobah swooped at the back post to head in his second of the season after nine minutes.

a stronghold In the first half, Chelsea had two more chances to score, but Romelu Lukaku was flagged offside and Werner’s header was ruled out when Cesar Azpilicueta fouled Kyle Walker-Peters in the build-up.

Following the loss of their captain, whose yellow card was upgraded to a straight red after referee Martin Atkinson saw the pitchside monitor, the visitors were unable to cling on for a point.

Chelsea returned to winning ways at Stamford Bridge after losing 1-0 to Juventus in the Champions League in midweek after their unbeaten league start was ended by Manchester City. Werner and Chilwell’s late goals ensured Chelsea’s unbeaten league start was ended by Manchester City.

Source: BBC Sport

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