Since their 3-0 defeat away to Arsenal in September, Chelsea have been in superb form in the league.
Against Southampton on Sunday, Antonio Conte’s men extended their winning streak in the top-flight to four games, with Diego Costa’s long-range strike the icing on the cake for the west Londoners.
Eden Hazard opened the scoring for Chelsea after just six minutes. However, it took until the 55th minutes for the visitors to double their advantage against a hard-working Saints side.
Picking up the ball outside the box, Costa cut onto his right foot before unleashing an outstanding curling effort which gave Fraser Forster no chance in the Southampton goal…
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The victory at St. Mary’s makes it four in a row in the league for Chelsea, who find themselves in fourth spot, just one point off Man City, Arsenal and Liverpool. The Blues have also accrued twice as many points after 10 games this season (22) than they had managed under Jose Mourinho in 2015/16.
The defeat for Claude Puel’s side sees them in 9th spot, courtesy of their 13-point haul.