Southampton v Chelsea: team news, key stats and match odds

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Ross Barkley is available for Chelsea after recovering from injury. His availability means that David Luiz and Ethan Ampadu, owing to respective long-term knee and ankle injuries, are their only absentees.

Steven Davis will face a late fitness test on an Achilles problem for Southampton. Jan Bednarek could make his top-flight debut for Saints, with defender Jack Stephens starting a three-match suspension.

Last season: Chelsea 4 Southampton 2, Southampton 0 Chelsea 2

Last five league matches: Southampton D D L L L; Chelsea L L W L D

Top scorers (all competitions): Charlie Austin (Southampton) 7; Eden Hazard (Chelsea) 15

Match odds: Southampton 10-3, Draw 5-2, Chelsea 5-6

Referee: Mike Dean (Wirral)