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Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl says it would be good to get through a tough situation as a heavyweight club like Chelsea prepare to meet this weekend.

Chelsea are unbeaten at home last week, losing 4-1 to Brantford in the Premier League and 3-1 to Real Madrid in the Champions League.

Chelsea are unbeaten in two consecutive games this season, losing just once in two league games under Thomas Tuchel.

Of course. In January 2021, Tuchel, appointed by West London, managed the most consecutive unbeaten streams in 48 games.

Despite Chelsea's recent turmoil, Hasenhuttl is expected to top the visitors at their game at St Mary's on Saturday.

"It is good to see big clubs struggling sometimes, but bad ones do not happen often," he told a pre-match press conference on Thursday.

"So, as far as I know, how do they work? He will definitely try to react to them critically.

"I always look forward to the toughest opponents, even if they win 3-0 on Tuesday and play Madrid on Tuesday.

"I know Saturday is very important for them. The Premier League has always been important to us, especially for Chelsea. Especially since it is not easy to get here.

"It's a tough game. I think it will be a difficult game. We will try to make it as difficult as possible for them."

Karen Benzema scored a hat-trick after beating Real Madrid to become the second consecutive Champions League defender in 2017 after Ronaldo in three consecutive games.

Asked what he had learned from Real Madrid's midweek win at Stanford Bridge, Hasenhuttl said: "We need players like Benzema to beat them.

"This is what we learned. I think the spectators saw a very good Real Madrid team. Surprisingly, they played like this.

"Chelsea's first half was not enough for the Champions League.

"It's interesting to see a team like that lose to Brantford at home. You can feel it. I have little faith in what they have done."

Chelsea have lost just once in 13 Premier League games at St Mary's, losing 2-1 in March 2013, and are unbeaten in their last eight.