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PREVIEW: Southampton - Chelsea team news, stats, how to watch Premier League on TV and online

All the information you need to know as Southampton host Chelsea in game eight of the 2019/20 Premier League season.

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Southampton play Chelsea in the Premier League today find out how to watch on tv or stream online as well as team injury news stats more Photo by Matt Watson/Southampton FC via Getty Images

HOW TO WATCH, STREAM SOUTHAMPTON VS CHELSEA AND PREMIER LEAGUE GAMES:

Date/time: 20/9/2019, 14:00 (UK), 09:00 ET, 06:00 PT (USA)

Venue: St Mary’s, Southampton, UK

How to watch Southampton vs. AFC Bournemouth on TV:
UK: Sky Sports
USA: NBC Sports Gold
Canada: Not broadcast on TV

Check out LiveSoccerTV for alternatives.

How to legally stream Southampton vs. AFC Bournemouth:
UK: Sky Go
USA: NBC Sports, Fubo.TV (Watch EVERY Southampton game in the USA with a high-quality and legal stream, click here to sign up for a free Fubo.TV trial and benefit from a discount for new members)
Canada: DAZN (Watch EVERY Saints match in Canada with a high-quality, legal stream with DAZN. Click here to start your free DAZN trial to watch Premier League soccer)

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Southampton vs. Chelsea Team and Injury News:

With a lot of teams picking up positive results around them, Southampton will be hoping for a good performance and the points to match as they take on Chelsea this afternoon.

Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl will be missing Cedric and Moussa Djenepo; two players who have impressed of late.

However, Saints goalkeeper Alex McCarthy is expected to return to the squad after recovering from a muscle issue.

Chelsea are missing defenders Emerson and Antonio Rudiger alongside long-term absentee Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

N’Golo Kante could feature, having returned from injury against Lille in the Champions League midweek.


Southampton vs. Chelsea Stats (via BBC Sport):

Head-to-head

  • Southampton have won only two of their last 20 Premier League meetings with Chelsea (D6, L12) and are winless in the last seven.
  • Chelsea have won on nine of their 12 visits to St. Mary’s (D2, L1), including the last four in a row.

Southampton

  • Southampton have won just two of their last 12 Premier League games (D4, L6).
  • Both of those victories have come on the road, and they have just one point at home this season.
  • They are winless in five matches at St Mary’s, drawing three and losing two, since a 3-1 victory versus Wolves on 13 April.
  • Southampton could lose three consecutive Premier League fixtures for the first time since October 2018 under Mark Hughes. The third defeat of that run was 3-0 at home against Chelsea.
  • Saints have scored in each of their last 17 Premier League home games but have only kept one clean sheet during that period.

Chelsea

  • Chelsea are aiming for a third successive away victory in the Premier League for the first time since December 2018.
  • They have won only four of the last 12 Premier League fixtures (D5, L3).
  • The Blues kept their first Premier League clean sheet in seven games under Frank Lampard against Brighton last weekend.
  • They have conceded 27 goals away from home in the Premier League in 2019. Only Watford, with 33, have let in more.
  • Tammy Abraham has seven Premier League goals this season - only Sergio Aguero, with eight, had more prior to the weekend.
  • Olivier Giroud has scored five goals and assisted one in his last five appearances against Southampton.

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