Chelsea came from behind to defeat Southampton 2-1 in an intense affair at St. Mary’s.

The Blues looked sluggish from the start and they paid the price after Baba Rahman’s header let Shane Long burst through on goal and chip the ball over Thibaut Courtois.

The Saints defended well and frustrated the Londoners for a long period but Cesc Fabregas grabbed the equaliser with his deep cross deceiving Fraser Forster and creeping into the Southampton net.

The Chelsea captain Branislav Ivanovic was the hero after he snatched a late winner with a bullet header to secure all three points for Guus Hiddink’s side as Chelsea move into the top half of the table.

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