Kepa Arrizabalaga made headlines for the mistaken causes as soon as once more throughout Chelsea’s 3-Three draw at residence to Southampton on Saturday.
A Timo Werner brace and Kai Havertz objective seemed to have ensured that the Spanish goalkeeper’s error didn’t value the Blues any factors, then Jannik Vestergaard popped up with an harm time equaliser.
Kepa returned to the Blues XI, making his first membership look in virtually a month as new signing Edouard Mendy missed out with a thigh challenge.
Chelsea opened the scoring by a effective particular person effort for Werner simply previous the quarter-hour, utterly outfoxing Jan Bednarek on the flip earlier than slotting previous Alex McCarthy.
The German doubled his tally simply earlier than the half-hour, once more stealing a march on the hapless Bednarek.
Werner raced in behind the struggling Saints defender, chested on after which clipped over the advancing McCarthy – earlier than heading into the empty internet.
The two-Zero lead had Chelsea in buoyant temper, with the hosts showing fluid on the ball and extra comfy of their creating system.
Chelsea have been compelled out of cruise management simply earlier than the break when Southampton pounced after robbing Kai Havertz deep in Blues territory.
Deadly finisher Ings latched onto the by ball, rounded Kepa and slotted residence to place the Saints again within the conflict, trailing 2-1.
Chelsea held their lead till the break, however may have been vastly pissed off to have conceded having dominated the majority of an attractive first half.
Che Adams blasted Southampton degree at 2-2 forward of the hour, firing excessive into the web after sloppy play on the again from Chelsea.
Kurt Zouma’s miscued backpass initially put Kepa in bother, with the Spain goalkeeper then lacking the ball after which later crashing in opposition to the close to put up.
Adams latched onto the unfastened ball and blasted residence to degree.
However Chelsea rallied instantly to regain the lead, Werner teeing up Havertz for a neat dinked end to make it 3-2.
Werner added an help to his objective brace to pull the Blues again into the ascendancy, with Havertz capping a fluent transfer.
Jannik Vestergaard bludgeoned residence the added-time equaliser from a free-kick that Chelsea didn’t clear.
Southampton have been again degree at 3-3, with Chelsea hanging on within the closing phases.
The ultimate whistle got here shortly afterwards although, leaving the groups sharing the spoils.