STAT PACK: Southampton vs Chelsea

By SFC Media time Sat 27 Dec Men's First team takes a look at some facts and figures ahead of Southampton's Barclays Premier League game against Chelsea at St Mary's on Sunday.

• Saint have won just one of the last ten Premier League matches against Chelsea.

• Chelsea have scored in each of their last nine trips to Southampton.

• Shane Long has scored in three of his last four Premier League starts against the Blues.

• Southampton have kept six clean sheets in their last nine Premier League matches at St Mary’s.

• Cesc Fabregas is only the third player in Premier League history to rack up double figures for assists in five different seasons.

• Chelsea have lost just one of their last 12 Premier League away matches.

• Saints have played Chelsea six times before between Christmas and New Year’s Day in the Premier League, with two draws and two wins apiece.

• Graziano Pellè has scored seven goals in his last eight Premier League games at St Mary’s.

Saints wins: 29

Draws: 26

Chelsea wins: 38

• The first four meetings between the two sides came in the FA Cup. In both 1923 and 1924 the ties went to replays, with Saints progressing on both occasions.

• The first league meeting between the two ended 0-0 in Division Two in October 1924.

• Saints’ first ever win against Chelsea in the league came in September 1926, as they won 3-2 away from home in Division Two.

• Saints’ last win against Chelsea came in March 2013, as they won 2-1 at St Mary’s.

• Last season, Chelsea won 3-1 at Stamford Bridge, before winning 3-0 at St Mary’s.

• Saints beat Chelsea 5-1 on aggregate to reach the final of the 1992 Full Members Cup.

• Saints went nine games without defeat in all competitions against Chelsea between October 1990 and April 1994.

• Chelsea had never beaten Saints in the FA Cup until a 5-1 victory in January 2013.

• The two sides will meet again at Stamford Bridge on Saturday 14th March, kick-off 3pm.

Jan 2014: Southampton 0-3 Chelsea (Premier League)

Dec 2013: Chelsea 3-1 Southampton (Premier League)

Mar 2013: Southampton 2-1 Chelsea (Premier League)

Jan 2013: Chelsea 2-2 Southampton (Premier League)

Jan 2013: Southampton 1-5 Chelsea (FA Cup)

Southampton 0-3 Chelsea

Barclays Premier League

January 2014

Three second-half goals earned Chelsea all three points against Southampton at St Mary’s the last time the two sides met.

Fernando Torres opened the scoring on the hour mark, before Willian made it 2-0 with a good strike 11 minutes later. The visitors completed the scoring in the 82nd minute, as Oscar finished well.

Saints: K. Davis, Shaw (Clyne), Fonte, Lovren, Chambers, Cork (Lambert), Schneiderlin, S. Davis (Ward-Prowse), Ramírez, Lallana, Rodriguez. Unused substitutes: Gazzaniga, Yoshida, Hooiveld, Gallagher.

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