Generation Time For Chelsea Against Southampton
Chelsea will face Southampton in the FA Cup third round at St Mary’s Stadium
So far from the record of the meeting the two teams, the Blues dominated. But in the last game the two teams have the same negative trend. as usual, Rafael Benitez is expected to rotate players. Tactics rotation Benitez was seen when the Blues defeated Queen Park Rangers. Benitez did not reduce the number of core players like Juan Mata, Ramires, and Eden Hazard. Rafael Benitez would be unlikely to newrecruit that Demba Ba. Rafael Benitez has admitted that Chelsea match against Southampton in the FA Cup third round will be a revival after his team had just swallowed the defeat of QPR. The Blue Currently 14 points adrift of Manchester United.
In Europe, Chelsea just competed in the Europa League following the failure to qualify for the Champions League group phase. Benitez is understood that Chelsea can avoid another disappointment in St Mary this weekend. Chelsea had an impressive record in the FA Cup, winning three finals in four years, including last year’s success when beating Liverpool.
Chelsea should be a stronger team thanks to the return of the core players that Juan Mata, Ramires, Ashley Cole and Eden Hazard, who controversially reserve bench in the match against QPR. Benitez insists he did not regret the decision, claiming that the players suffered after a busy December schedule, including the trip to Japan to play in the Club World Cup. It was tough, especially for us in a lot of games when playing with a number of players. We have to take care of it and sometimes if you take care of it wrong you can say that it was a mistake. But you should try to take care of, he said.
Chelsea’s last five meetings under Benitez pretty good. Chelsea won four victories and one defeat. Instead Southampton only won one wins, three draws and one defeat. Meanwhile, attendance record, Chelsea still ahead. Of the 58 matches, London Blue won 26 wins while Southampton pack 17 wins, 15 draw the rest. Given the record of the two teams meeting at home to Southampton as many as 29 games, the home side ahead with 12 wins packing. John Terry and his friends just as much as nine times the collecting wins and eight draws. At the last meeting, Southampton bent Chelsea 1-3. Looking performance and stastiktik, Chelsea are still favored over Soton. John Terry is expected to win over Gaston Ramires and his friends despite playing at home the enemy.