EPL: Chelsea hit top gear with 6-0 win at Southampton | Football News – Times of India

SOUTHAMPTON (England): Chelsea roared again to kind as two targets every by Timo Werner and Mason Mount and first half strikes by Marcos Alonso and Kai Havertz sealed a 6-0 Premier League win over Southampton at St Mary’s Stadium on Saturday.
Chelsea went up 1-0 within the eighth minute as Alonso ran on to a deft flick by Mount and blasted in his first league objective because the opening day of the marketing campaign.
Mount, Chelsea’s main scorer within the league this season, equalled his tally of 9 targets from the earlier marketing campaign with an excellent shot from exterior the field after Southampton’s shaky defence didn’t take care of Ruben Loftus-Cheek‘s cross.
Southampton’s implosion continued as Werner made up for his earlier misses by beating Jan Bednarek for tempo earlier than rounding Fraser Forster and ending into an empty web. Havertz then swept in Chelsea’s fourth after Werner hit the put up once more.
A relentless Chelsea have been rewarded once more after the break as Werner tapped in a rebound from N’Golo Kante’s effort which was saved by Forster. Mount accomplished the rout with one other easy end within the 54th minute.
It was the proper tonic for the European champions, who have been overwhelmed 3-1 by Actual Madrid within the opening leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday after being thrashed 4-1 by Brentford final weekend following the worldwide break.

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