Labouring Chelsea fail to break down Southampton’s resistance

02 January 2019 09:55
Maurizio Sarri said last Friday that he would not enter the January market for a new striker but on the day Chelsea announced the capture of the attacking midfielder, Christian Pulisic, from Borussia Dortmund, it was the team’s shortcomings at the sharp end of the formation that were placed under a harsh spotlight.Alvaro Morata was back in the Premier League starting XI for the first time since the defeat at Wolves on 5 December but he fluffed two good chances while Eden Hazard was twice denied by Southampton’s 22-year-old goalkeeper, Angus Gunn, who had a top-flight debut to remember. Related: Quickfire Marko Arnautovic rescues a point for West Ham against Brighton Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian