As Southampton’s incredible run of form was brought to a close by a resilient Chelsea side yesterday as the Blues came away with a late winner to clinch a 2-1 win over Saints, a huge learning curve was experienced for Ronald Koeman’s men.

Saints were cruising through the first half with an excellent display and went in at the break 1-0 to the good thanks to a delightful lob from Shane Long.

However, it all went wrong in the second half as Chelsea punished two pieces of defensive naivety late on to snatch the win from Saints and take all three points back to London.

Here are five things that I feel as though we can take from the game.

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