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Southampton 2 - 1 Chelsea

Rafael Benitez saw his hopes of steering Chelsea back into the Champions League suffer a serious blow as Southampton claimed another prize Barclays Premier League scalp.

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Chelsea fans berate Benitez

Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez during the Barclays Premier League match at St Mary's Credit: Daniel Hambury/PA Wire

Chelsea peppered the Southampton goal throughout the second half but were unable to find a way past substitute goalkeeper Kelvin Davis, leading to a defeat that drops Rafael Benitez's side to fourth.

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