Southampton vs. Chelsea LIVE: The ex-Bundesliga bosses fight, while Thomas Tuchel uses his undefeated Blues against Ralph Hasenhuttl’s fighter on the south coast
Well-known opponents compete against each other in today’s Premier League start when Ralph Hasenhuttl meets Thomas Tuchel for the first time on English soil.
The two former Bundesliga bosses met four times during their time in the German top division, with Tuchel being ahead three times.
Now two teams with very different recent fortunes will be fighting. Chelsea have been unbeaten since Tuchel’s arrival. Southampton recently suffered a miserable loss under Hasenhuttl’s leadership.
At the beginning of the campaign, the last time these teams met, there was an exciting 3-3 draw with many twists and turns.
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