Ronald Koeman said it was "impossible" for Chelsea to defend Sadio Mane, as his Southampton side saw off Jose Mourinho's team 3-1 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Mane scored the second goal of the game, taking a pass from Graziano Pelle and turning inside of Chelsea's John Terry in the penalty area to finish past Asmir Begovic.
Captain Terry was restored to Chelsea's lineup, but Saints exposed the now familiar failings in the defence which just five months ago formed the foundation for winning the...
LONDON -- Three thoughts on Southampton's 3-1 win vs. Chelsea in the Premier League.
1. Chelsea are falling apart
Perhaps worst of all for Chelsea was that this result was not much of a surprise. Southampton, like a growing number of Premier League opponents, had the tools to pull Chelsea apart.
The visitors' goals, from Steven Davis, Sadio Mane and Graziano Pelle, were exposures of weak points. Mane was the main destroyer, with his high-speed running and intelligent movement light years ahead...