Chelsea produced an excellent comeback to get three points against Southampton after had taken the lead through Jay Rodriguez inside 14 seconds. Michael Essien was guilty of giving the ball away, but Rodriguez showed incredible awareness to score. Chelsea brought on Demba Ba in the second half and it made all the difference, as we scored three goals in the second half to complete the comeback.
Gary Cahill scored from a corner to equalise and John Terry headed in Juan Mata’s cross to get the winner. Ba added a late third to ease the nerves for the home team. Chelsea are now undefeated in 66 matches under Mourinho.
Chelsea (4-2-3-1): Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry (c), Azpilicueta; Ramires, Essien (Ba h/t), Mata, Oscar (Lampard 41), Hazard; Torres (Mikel 84)
Goals: Cahill 54, Terry 61, Ba 89
Southampton (4-3-3): Boruc (Gazzaniga 58); Clyne, Fonte, Lovren, Shaw; Wanyama, Schneiderlin (Lambert 67); Ward-Prowse (S Davis 62), Lallana (c), Rodriguez; Osvaldo
Goals: Rodriguez 13 seconds