Premier League 2022: Southampton beat Chelsea 2-1

Chelsea were unable to muster a response as they slipped to a second defeat from their last three games.

Thomas Tuchel urged "soft" Chelsea to toughen up after a shock 2-1 defeat against Southampton plunged his team into Premier League turmoil.

Tuchel's side blew the lead at St Mary's after Raheem Sterling put them ahead midway through the first half.

England forward Sterling bagged his third goal in two games with a close-range strike in the 23rd minute.

But Chelsea had squandered a host of chances before Sterling's opener.

Source: Times Now