Chelsea shake off the "dust of defeat" with a clean six in Southampton
After a severe loss at home against Real Madrid and a resounding match against Brentford, Chelsea poured out its anger on its host Southampton and rained its net six goals without a response Saturday in the 32nd stage of the English Premier League, to consolidate its third position and close to ensuring reaching the Champions League next season, while it stumbled Both Arsenal and Manchester United in the battle for the qualifying positions for the continental competition mother.
The "Blues" entered the match after a severe loss at home in the middle of the week 1-3 Real in the first leg of the quarter-finals and is now under great threat of relinquishing its European champion title, after a resounding loss at home in the league last Saturday 1-4 against humble Brentford.
However, German coach Thomas Tuchel's team rose up against the "Saints" with six goals, signed by Spaniard Marcos Alonso (8), Mason Mount (16 and 54), and Germans Timo Werner (22, 49) and Kai Havertz (31).
Although the task seems difficult, the European champion is Yemeni to turn things around in the Spanish capital on Tuesday when he comes to Real Madrid, especially after the abolition of the goals scored abroad rule this season.
Chelsea raised its score to 62 points, eight points behind each of Tottenham's fourth and Arsenal's fifth, to be in a favorable position to ensure that it reaches the Champions League next season.
However, the team is 10 and 11 points away, respectively, from leaders Liverpool and Manchester City, who meet on Sunday in a summit that may be decisive to determine the identity of the champion.
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