The chance to continue our winning run comes at a ground that has been kind to us since its opening in 2001. Find out all about Chelsea and Southampton's statistical record here...
Chelsea vs Southampton head to head
The reverse fixture at Stamford Bridge in October ended 3-3 thanks to a stoppage-time equaliser from Jannik Vestergaard.
Biggest win for each team
Chelsea 4-0 Southampton 1973/74, 2003/04
Southampton 5-0 Chelsea 1968/69
Chelsea’s biggest win at Southampton: 4-1 in 2019/20
Last season's corresponding fixture
SOUTHAMPTON 1 CHELSEA 4
Premier League, St Mary’s Stadium, 06.10.19, 2pm
Southampton (4-3-3) Gunn; Valery, Bednarek, Yoshida, Bertrand; Ward-Prowse, Romeu, Hojbjerg (c); Redmond (Boufal 80), Ings (Adams 80), Long (Obafemi 73)
Unused subs McCarthy, Stephens, Danso, Armstrong
Scorer Ings 30
Manager Ralph Hasenhuttl
Chelsea (4-3-3) Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta (c), Zouma, Tomori, Alonso; Kante, Jorginho, Mount (Kovacic 79); Willian, Abraham (Batshuayi 84), Hudson-Odoi (Pulisic 79)
Unused subs Caballero, James, Christensen, Barkley
Injured Loftus-Cheek, Emerson, Rudiger, Pedro, Giroud
Scorers Abraham 17, Mount 24, Kante 40, Batshuayi 89
Head coach Frank Lampard
Referee Paul Tierney
Premier League goalscorers
Abraham 6, Jorginho 5 (5 pens), Werner 5, Giroud 4, Zouma 4, Mount 3, Chilwell 2, Hudson-Odoi 2, Thiago Silva 2, Alonso 1, Azpilicueta 1, Havertz 1, James 1, Pulisic 1, Ziyech 1, own goals 1.
Most appearances: Bednarek 23, Ward-Prowse 23, Adams 22, McCarthy 22
Most goals: Ings 8, Ward-Prowse 5, Adams 4
Most assists: Ward-Prowse 5, Adams 4, Armstrong 3, Ings 3
Most clean sheets: McCarthy 7
Ings has the best minutes-per-goal ratio of any Southampton player with over 15 goals in Premier League history. He is averaging a goal every 161 minutes for the club in the competition.
Since the start of the 2015/16 season, Oriol Romeu has received 51 yellow cards in the Premier League, 11 more than any other player.
Southampton are 13th with 29 points from 23 games, 13 points from the top four and 10 points from the drop zone.
Only Manchester City have kept more than Southampton's six home clean sheets in this season's top-flight.
Southampton have scored five goals in their past 10 Premier League games compared to 22 in the 10 games before that.
James Ward-Prowse has scored four direct free-kick goals in the Premier League this season - only David Beckham (five in 2000/01) and Laurent Robert (five in 2001/02) have ever scored more in a campaign in the competition.
Ralph Hasenhuttl's side have won 16 points from their 12 home games this season.
Tottenham L 2-5
West Brom W 2-0
Everton W 2-0
Newcastle W 2-0
Manchester Utd L 2-3
Sheffield Utd W 3-0
Manchester City L 0-1
West Ham D 0-0
Liverpool W 1-0
Arsenal L 1-3
Aston Villa L 0-1
Wolves L 1-2
Southampton's Premier League scorers
Ings 8 (2 pens), Ward-Prowse 5, Adams 4, Armstrong 3, Vestergaard 3, Walcott 2, Bednarek 1, Djenepo 1, Minamino 1, Redmond 1, Romeu 1
Ralph Hasenhuttl’s managerial record against Chelsea.
Southampton's last Premier League game
Sunday 14 February
Southampton 1 Wolves 2
Team 4-4-2: McCarthy; Walker-Peters (Salisu 72), Bednarek, Vestergaard, Bertrand; Armstrong (Adams 69), Ward-Prowse (c), Romeu, Minamino (Djenepo 62); Ings, Redmond
Booked: Romeu, Bednarek
Scorer: Ings 25
Who moved to Southampton in the January window?
Takumi Minamino - Liverpool, loan
Shane Long - Bournemouth, loan
Yan Valery - Birmingham, loan
Jake Vokins - Sunderland, loan
VAR: Stuart Attwell