Southampton host Chelsea at St Mary’s Stadium to back up a fine display against Manchester United that ultimately ended in defeat.
Ralph Hasenhüttl’s team was defeated 1-0 by the guests on Saturday and once again welcome one of the “Big Six” of the Premier League.
Raheem Sterling, wearing a Chelsea shirt, scored twice in the second half and propelled his side to victory after Conor Gallagher was sent off in the first half against Leicester.
The London club are expected to be active in the final days of the summer transfer window as Thomas Tuchel continues to look to improve his squad after a patchy start to the season.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the Premier League game.
When does Southampton play Chelsea?
Southampton vs Chelsea kick off at 7.45pm BST on Tuesday 30th August at St Mary’s Stadium.
How can I view it?
The game will be streamed live on BT Sport 2, with coverage starting at 7.15pm. Subscribers can stream the game online via the BT Sport app or online player.
Ralph Hasenhuttl could consider naming an unchanged side after narrowly beating Manchester United on Saturday. Centre-back Armel Bella-Kotchap overcame a blow to put in a strong display and should keep his place if he’s fit, while Stuart Armstong could be pushing for a start after making a good second-half combination with namesake Adam of the had taken the bank.
Conor Gallagher is suspended for Chelsea after being sent off against Leicester, but Kalidou Koulibaly is expected to come back from his suspension. Ahead of a busy period, Thomas Tuchel could be looking to change sides but will be wary of the Southampton threat. Wesley Fofana will soon join the club if he passes a medical exam but is not registered in time to perform.
Southampton XI: Bazunu; Walker-Peters, Bella-Kotchap, Salisu, Djenepo; Ward-Prowse, Lavia; Aribo, Elyounoussi, A. Armstrong; adams
Chelsea XI: Mendy; Chalobah, Silva, Koulibaly; James, Kovacic, Jorginho, Cucurella; Mount, Havertz, Sterling.
Southampton wins 5/1
Chelsea win 8/13
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