Sloppy Chelsea concede late for 3-3 draw with Southampton
Millennium Post Delhi|October 18 2020
Sloppy Chelsea concede late for 3-3 draw with Southampton
Southampton scored a stoppage-time equalizer to rescue a 3-3 draw at Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday, highlighting how the home team’s defensive vulnerability remains despite its offseason spending spree.

Jannik Vestergaard glanced in a speculative shot from deadline-day signing Theo Walcott in the second minute of added-on time as Southampton rallied for a second time, having fallen 2-0 behind to Timo Werner’s first goals in the league.

Chelsea, which has already drawn two matches 3-3, missed the experience of one of its new recruits center back Thiago Silva, who was missing as he recovered from international duty with Brazil and also could have done with recent signing Edouard Mendy in the team.

With Mendy injured on international duty with Senegal, error-prone goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga filled in and made a bad mistake which allowed Southampton to make it 2-2.

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October 18 2020