Chelsea comfortably overcame Southampton on Sunday, with Frank Lampard's side cruising to a 4-1 win at St. Mary's.
It took the away side just 17 minutes to break the deadlock, with Tammy Abraham
The Blues doubled their lead just seven minutes later through Mason Mount, and although Danny Ings pulled a goal back for the Saints, N'Golo Kante's deflected finish on 40 minutes ensured the Londoners remained in control.
Lampard's men wasted no time getting into their stride, with Abraham coming close moments before he latched onto a Callum Hudson-Odoi pass and produced a delightful finish to chip Gunn, who came charging out of his area.
As noted by Opta, Abraham's strike was his ninth goal in all competitions for Chelsea in the 2019/20 season - the joint-most of any current Premier League player, along with Raheem Sterling.
However, perhaps more impressively, no player
9 - Tammy Abraham has now scored nine goals in all competitions this season, the joint-most of any Premier League player in 2019-20 alongside Raheem Sterling. Lions. #SOUCHE pic.twitter.com/OINaQvHFGM— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 6, 2019
His delightful finish on Sunday was just the latest example of Abraham's ruthlessness in front of goal, resulting in the player currently sitting joint-level in first place in the race for the Golden Boot.
Source : 90min