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Giroud seals Chelsea's comeback win, Swansea held by Everton

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Olivier Giroud celebrates on his knees as his team-mates join him after putting Chelsea 3-2 ahead at Southampton. On the other hand, A superb display by a Swansea side seeking their fifth home win in a row was blighted by a Kyle Naughton own goal as visitors Everton held them to a 1-1 draw in their Premier League clash at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.

Southampton are running out of time to escape the siren call of the Championship and they did themselves few favours here, throwing away a two-goal lead in eight second-half minutes to hand victory to Chelsea, source the guardian.

That was not the whole story. Southampton deserved their lead after a brave first-half performance. Chelsea, meanwhile, had reeked of the malaise that has afflicted them ever since it became apparent Antonio Conte is unlikely be their manager after the end of this season. A classic tactical switch by the Italian, however, turned the game on its head.

-Reuters, 

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