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Chelsea 3-2 Southampton

After a difficult start, the Blues have returned to winning ways on their visit to St Mary's.

With Southampton struggling all season, it seemed like a good time to visit the South Coast, but this wasn't the case at first, as an hour into the game we were 2-nil down!

Luckily, a brilliant sub from Conte saw Olivier Giroud come on to change the game completely.

The Blues line up was slightly different to the team which drew at home the previous weekend, with Davide Zappacosta replacing Victor Moses, and Andres Christensen returning in the place of Toni Rudiger.

It seemed like Chelsea were off to a good start, with Eden Hazard coming close to scoring after Morata over-hit a pass to Willian. His shot was blocked.

The action continued at both ends, with Morata coming close to scoring after a Willian free-kick was curled into the box. He just missed!

Soon after, Chelsea conceded their first goal.

It all began with former Chelsea player Ryan Bertrand, who managed to outrun Cesar Azpilicueta and find his way in the box, before pulling the ball back to supply it to Dusan Tadic, who fired it into the net.

We didn't let the goal distract us though, and soon responded with a great bit of play, when Zappacosta beat Bertrand in the air to head the ball across goal. Unfortunately, Morata couldn't quite keep his header on target.

The rest of the half played out with various attacks, including a world class save from Courtois to deny James Ward-Prowse.

The first half finished 1-nil to the Saints, and the second half was about to get very exciting!

After chances from both sides - one from Hazard and one from Shane Long - Southampton doubled their lead in the 60th minute.

Ward-Prowse's corners had been threatening the Blues since the break, and when he had a chance to take a free-kick, he delivered the ball beyond our defence towards Bednarek, who hit the ball on the half volley into the net.

At 2-0, it wasn't looking good for the Blues, but this was all about to change with 8 minutes of brilliance.

With the scoreline not looking good, Conte saw it as a good time to make some attacking changes, bringing on Pedro and Giroud. This triggered an instant change in the game.

The first Chelsea goal came after Alonso crossed the ball brilliantly into the box to reach Giroud. The Frenchman rose and connected beautifully with the ball, directing it over Alex McCarthy and into the net. Game on!

With the confidence and momentum on Chelsea's side, the equaliser came soon after! This time the goal came from Hazard, who skilfully controlled the ball after a pass from Willian, he then dispatched the ball into the net from a close range. Amazing!

With the scores equal, it was time for one team to step up and look for a winning goal, and it only took four minutes for the Blues to step up and score again!

With Willian and Hazard working their way skilfully down the left wing, the ball eventually made its way towards Giroud, who hit the ball beautifully into the bottom corner. The visiting Chelsea fans couldn't believe it!

With the Blues taking the lead, all we had to do now was hold onto it, and thanks to a couple of saves from Courtois, the mighty Blues did it! It was a brilliant come-back from Conte's men.

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