Tammy Abraham praises Callum Hudson-Odoi for assist in Chelsea’s win over Southampton

Tammy Abraham applauds Chelsea's fans after the win against Southampton
was on the scoresheet as Chelsea beat Southampton at St Mary’s (Picture: Getty)

Tammy Abraham has hailed for offering him with a first-time assist throughout Chelsea’s emphatic 4-1 victory over Southampton at St Mary’s.

Hudson-Odoi has slowly been re-integrated into the Chelsea facet following a prolonged lay-off with an Achilles harm, beginning towards Grimsby Town and approaching as an alternative towards Brighton and Lille over the previous fortnight.

The 18-year-old was deemed match sufficient for his first Premier League begin of the season and he made a rapid impression, taking part in a terrific ball over Southampton’s defence for Abraham to latch onto and end with aplomb.

Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount and Callum Hudson-Odoi celebrate at St Mary's
Tammy Abraham, and Callum Hudson-Odoi all impressed throughout Chelsea’s win towards Southampton (Picture: Getty)

Abraham nearly managed to squeeze the ball in as Maya Yoshida virtually hooked it off the goal-line after Saints goalkeeper Angus Gunn had been lobbed, however the 21-year-old was happy along with his execution of the prospect.



‘I knew Callum [Hudson-Odoi] was going to play the ball first time, so I was ready,’ Abraham mentioned afterwards. ‘I ran in behind and just told myself to get a touch on it and get it over the ‘keeper and that’s what I did and fortunately it went in.’

It was one other glorious day for Chelsea’s academy children as Mason Mount doubled their lead earlier than N’Golo Kante and substitute Michy Batshuyi rounded off a complete victory for Frank Lampard’s facet.

Abraham’s objective capped a wonderful week for him as he was referred to as into Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers towards the Czech Republic and Bulgaria subsequent week.

The striker, who has now scored 9 objectives this season, was fast to focus on the contributions of his teammates to his call-up, although, saying: ‘It’s been improbable, I give it to my teammates, the supervisor, all of the workers, everybody who has believed in me.

‘I give it to my team, they are always providing me with chances when you play with such great players you always get chances.’