Opta Stats: Chelsea v Southampton

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte.
Can Antonio Conte inspire Chelsea when they face Southampton?

Will it be a second successive FA Cup final for Chelsea when they take on Southampton in the semi-finals? Opta has the answers.

"All six of Southampton’s FA Cup goals this season have been scored by different players."

Both teams to score is 1/12.0.

Southampton have reached the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time since 2003, when they beat Watford 2-1 en route to losing the final against Arsenal in Cardiff. The Saints are 7/24.7 to reach another final in the To Qualify market.

Chelsea have progressed to the final from 11 of their last 14 FA Cup semi-final matches, losing out only in 1996, 2006 and 2013. They are 2/91.23 to qualify for the final.

Saints have won four of their five FA Cup ties against Chelsea. They are 13/27.6 to win in 90 minutes.

In all competitions, Southampton have lost five of their seven previous visits to Wembley, winning the 1976 FA Cup final and 2010 Football League Trophy final. Chelsea are 1/21.51 to win in normal time.

Since losing 1-3 to Southampton at home in October 2015, Chelsea have gone on to win the following five games against them in all competitions. Chelsea are 5/42.3 to win half-time/full-time.

In fact, Brighton & Hove Albion are the only current Premier League side that the Blues are on a longer winning run against in all competitions (eight successive wins). The draw half-time/Chelsea full-time double result is 7/24.5.

Since the start of last season, Willian has had a hand in 10 goals in his 10 FA Cup appearances (6 goals, 4 assists). Willian is 9/43.3 to score.

All six of Southampton's FA Cup goals this season have been scored by different players. Both teams to score is 1/12.0.

Olivier Giroud has had a hand in 21 goals in his 25 FA Cup appearances (14 goals, 7 assists), more than any other player in the competition since his debut in January 2013. Giroud is 6/42.5 to score.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 448.00 pts
Returned: 464.37 pts
P/L: +16.37 pts

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