Lambert free kick sinks Chelsea

Rickie Lambert's 35th-minute free-kick proved enough to seal a 2-1 win at St Mary's after an early opener from Jay Rodriguez had been cancelled out by a header from John Terry.

Chelsea's shock loss allowed Tottenham to leapfrog into third place with a 2-1 win at Swansea.

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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.