Chelsea FC Starting XI Prediction vs Southampton FC

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Chelsea FC travel to Southampton FC on Sunday looking to stay undefeated on the Premier League season. They are also looking to get back in the win column, having played their last two league matches to a stalemate. They’ll face a Saints side that is looking to move up the table, as they currently reside perilously close to the drop zone.

While Manchester City and Liverpool are the favorites to win the title, don’t count out the Blues as a dark horse contender. At the very least, their chances of a top four finish look great right now.

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“I am really happy with the performance. We are improving match by match,” Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri said after his side’s last outing, a draw in league action against the aforementioned Reds.

“We played against a top-level team and we played very well with quality and intensity.”

Here’s the first team he fielded tonight against the Hungarian champions Vidi in the Europa League fixture. That said, here are the changes we anticipate he’ll make for the weekend league clash below.

The Bank Chelsea FC Starting XI Prediction

Forwards:   Eden Hazard,  Olivier Giroud,  Willian

Midfielders:   N’Golo Kante,  Jorginho,  Mateo Kovacic

Defenders:   Marcos Alonso,  David Luiz,  Antonio Rudiger,  Cesar Azpilicueta

Goalkeeper: Kepa Arrizabalaga

 

Press Conference Video(s): coming tomorrow

Injury Report, Match Preview: go to this link

TV/Kick-off: Sky Sports, 215 pm (BST), Sunday Oct 7

Odds via Sky Bet: Chelsea FC 8/13  Draw 3/1  Southampton 9/2

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Prediction: Chelsea FC 2, Southampton 0

As always, feel free to post your own Chelsea and/or Southampton starting XI predictions, as well as your best guess as to what the final score will be.

Paul M. Banks runs The Sports Bank.net and TheBank.News, which is partnered with News Now. Banks, a former writer for NBC Chicago.com and Chicago Tribune.com, is currently a regular contributor to SB Nation, WGN CLTV and Chicago Now.

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  1. hope it’s gonna be game of the week coz we are from pitch to pitch from Europe to domestic league so hopefully we will win the game

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