Southampton vs Chelsea Result Today

Chelsea are stricken for the second time this season, after losing advantage to Southampton

Chelsea lost their second game in the midst of their new Premier League season after giving up a lead early and losing 2-1 in Southampton in St. Mary's Stadium on Tuesday

Raheem Sterling scored to put Chelsea ahead on the hour mark in the 22nd minute, scoring three goals in his last two games

But Southampton equalized in just five minutes thanks to a stunning strike by the 18-year-old Romeo Lavia

In the first half of stoppage time, the home side took an advantage they could not let go thanks to a deflected shot by Adam Armstrong

The result means that Chelsea fall to eighth place and just below Southampton on Southampton's Premier League table after suffering their second loss in five games in the first five matches of the season

Southampton and Chelsea Each team has seven points between them

"We performed well with all of the games, but we're clearly struggling to concentration and consistency during games," Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel stated

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