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FA Cup: Southampton 1-5 Chelsea – Demba Goes Ba-llistic As Blues Romp Home At St. Mary’s (Photos & Highlights)

By Alan Duffy

Southampton 1-5 Chelsea – FA Cup – 5th January 2013

After holding Arsenal to a well-deserved 1-1 draw last time out, Southampton were no doubt confident of at least pushing  Chelsea all the way on Saturday. However, ultimately the Blues’ class shone through, with Blues’ new-boy Demba Ba bagging a brace.

After a strong start from the Saints, Jay Rodriguez opened the scoring on 22 minutes. However, once Chelsea levelled the scores, courtesy of Ba who nudged Juan Mata’s effort over the line, the home side were second-best.

Victory Moses made it 2-1 on 45 minutes before Branislav Ivanovic, Ba again and then Frank Lampard from the penalty spot fired Rafa Benitez’s men into the fourth round.

Nigel Adkins and co now have a relegation battle, and nothing else, to focus on for the rest of the season.

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Photos: PA

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By Alan Duffy on January 5th, 2013 in Chelsea, Photos, Southampton, Videos. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
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5 Responses to “FA Cup: Southampton 1-5 Chelsea – Demba Goes Ba-llistic As Blues Romp Home At St. Mary’s (Photos & Highlights)”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Nando would have had a hat trick

  2. Alice says:

    Nando would have bagged at least 3

  3. Doug says:

    Nando is fucking shite. Long live Ba!

  4. ph0bolus says:

    Yeah, a hat trick of corners.

  5. brownie says:

    torres had a blinder! hope he plays in that position more often!!

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