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Chelsea vs. Southampton 4/9/2022 Premier League Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Chelsea challenges Southampton on 4/9/2022 at 10:00 AM.

Southampton faces Chelsea in a Premier League match. Chelsea with a record of 17-8-4 this season comes into this game with a 10-3-2 record on the road. Southampton is 8-12-10 this season and is 5-7-3 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Chelsea and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. How does Southampton bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Chelsea.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Southampton and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Southampton played to a draw. While it is not a loss, Southampton is itching for an opportunity to take advantage of their home pitch and gain a victory over Chelsea.

The Chelsea Roster

The Players to Watch for the Chelsea

Antonio Rüdiger DF



As a scorer, Antonio Rüdiger had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Antonio Rüdiger has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Antonio Rüdiger has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Antonio Rüdiger has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jorginho MF



As a scorer, Jorginho had 20 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Jorginho has 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Jorginho has 6 Yellow Cards this season. Jorginho has 6 Red Cards this season.

Thiago Silva DF



Thiago Silva has 22 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Thiago Silva has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Thiago Silva has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Thiago Silva has 0 Red Cards this season.

Mason Mount MF,FW



Mason Mount has 19 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Chelsea teammates, Mason Mount had 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Mason Mount has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Mason Mount has 1 Red Cards this season.

César Azpilicueta DF



As a scorer, César Azpilicueta had 16 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. César Azpilicueta has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

César Azpilicueta has 0 Yellow Cards this season. César Azpilicueta has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Southampton Roster

The Players to Watch for the Southampton

Oriol Romeu MF



As a scorer, Oriol Romeu had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Oriol Romeu has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Oriol Romeu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Oriol Romeu has 0 Red Cards this season.

James Ward-Prowse MF



James Ward-Prowse has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Southampton teammates, James Ward-Prowse had 7 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

James Ward-Prowse has 3 Yellow Cards this season. James Ward-Prowse has 3 Red Cards this season.

Mohammed Salisu DF



Mohammed Salisu has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Southampton teammates, Mohammed Salisu had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Mohammed Salisu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Mohammed Salisu has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jan Bednarek DF



Jan Bednarek has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Southampton teammates, Jan Bednarek had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Jan Bednarek has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jan Bednarek has 0 Red Cards this season.

Valentino Livramento DF



As a scorer, Valentino Livramento had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Southampton teammates, Valentino Livramento had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Valentino Livramento has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Valentino Livramento has 0 Red Cards this season.

Chelsea Team Stats

The Chelsea Offensive Stats and Metrics

Chelsea scored 1.72 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Chelsea was able to score 1.41 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Chelsea was able to score on 0.34 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Chelsea attempts 5.0 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Chelsea is able to get 35.2% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.







Chelsea Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Chelsea was able to hold opponents to 0.62 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 2.97 shots were saved by Chelsea goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Chelsea truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Chelsea goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 79.1% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Chelsea goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 44.8% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Chelsea Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Chelsea had 12.55 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Chelsea in the top 76 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Chelsea has successfully intercepted 15.34 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Chelsea in the top 16 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Chelsea has committed 12.83 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Chelsea is in the top 49 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Chelsea drew 13.69 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Chelsea is in the top 27 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Chelsea had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.86 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Chelsea in the top 56 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Southampton Team Stats

The Southampton Offensive Stats and Metrics

Southampton scored 1.07 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Southampton was able to score 0.73 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Southampton converted on 0.23 of attempted shots on goal. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Southampton attempts 4.63 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Southampton is able to get 34.3% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Southampton Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Southampton was able to hold opponents to 1.47 goals. Southampton plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. Southampton goalkeepers fended off 4.27 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Southampton goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 65.6% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. Southampton goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 23.3% of the time. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.

Southampton Utility Stats

Southampton tried 11.77 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Southampton in the top 81 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Southampton has successfully intercepted 18.0 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Southampton in the top 3 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Southampton commits 13.63 fouls. Southampton is in the top 62 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Southampton drew 12.0 fouls. This puts Southampton in the top 56 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Southampton committed an offside 1.0 times. This puts Southampton in the top 1 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Chelsea vs. Southampton Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Chelsea 3 Southampton 0

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