Chelsea beat Southampton 4-2 with 7-point gap on Premier League top table

Chelsea beat Southampton 4-2 at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night as Eden Hazard put the Blues ahead as early as the 5th minute, before former Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu equalized. Captain Gary Cahill restored the home side’s lead before half time.

The Blue striker Diego Costa scored twice to go seven points clear of Tottenham Hotspur on the Premier League table.

Conte’s men lost 2-0 to Manchester United in their last league fixture and were eager not to drop more points ahead of Spurs’ trip to Crystal Palace on have 78 points with five games left to play to cart away with the trophy