One win in TEN for Chelsea as Southampton pile pressure on under-fire Graham Potter

Graham Potter, head coach of Chelsea, gesticulates during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge on 18 February, 2023 in London, United Kingdom.
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Under-pressure Chelsea boss Graham Potter faces more intense scrutiny after his side slumped to a 1-0 Premier League loss at home to bottom-of-the-table Southampton.

A cacophony of boos greeted the full-time whistle at Stamford Bridge, where James Ward-Prowse's trademark free-kick clinched three huge points for Southampton – under the caretaker charge of Ruben Selles – in their battle to avoid the drop.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...