Cesar Azpilicueta praises Tammy Abraham after goal against Southampton

Frank Lampard senior helped keep his son grounded

Mount, 20, bagged Chelsea's second goal to once again showcase the predatory instincts that have helped the midfielder make a smooth transition to the Premier League following last season's loan alongside Tomori at Derby. It is a long old season and Chelsea are in the League Cup, UEFA Champions League FA Cup and will be pushing for a top four finish in the PL. Lampard will need his entire squad and he needs to keep as many of them happy as he can.

Though Frank Lampard's side have made a mixed start to the campaign and are now fifth in the Premier League, Abraham has been a source of optimism in testing circumstances. 'I ran in behind and just told myself to get a touch on it and get it over the 'keeper and that's what I did and thankfully it went in'.

Saints have been up against it defensively for a while now, and they certainly didn't cover themselves in glory against Frank Lampard's men, who as good as they were, probably still had gears they could go through if they had needed to.

"Tammy has made the place his own in the short-term, but he has to keep going because competition is key".

"I don't want to put too much pressure on him but he's got to get to at least double figures this season".

Callum Hudson-Odoi was starting for Chelsea for the first time in the league this season and the England winger created their first chance with a burst that ended with Abraham shooting straight at Angus Gunn.

Now in the league, sides are struggling away from home, but Chelsea are controlling games outside of West London as if they're at home, scoring eight times in the first half of those games. Christian coming on with a great assist for the goal. His work rate was good.

Chelsea has been a homebody their last two matches, but they are heading out on Sunday.

Although Danny Ings' displayed some fight for the home side, in truth it never really looked like Saints would spring an upset against a youthful Chelsea team.

The boss said: "He's fine". At the moment we are going well and keeping a similar core of the team.



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