Chelsea 2 Southampton 2: Who can Pep up Blues? Not Rafa, say angry fans after draw
When it comes to tips on dealing with rejection and unrequited love, throwing away a two-goal lead at home to Southampton is not up there.
Although somehow it felt like nothing was ever going to be enough. Even when Chelsea led through first-half goals by Demba Ba and Eden Hazard, there was a feeling of unease inside Stamford Bridge.
It was Chelsea’s smallest home crowd in the Barclays Premier League this season, in icy temperatures with minds distracted by Pep Guardiola’s decision to snub the idea of a few months working for Roman Abramovich in favour of three years at Bayern Munich.