AFTER a disappointing 2-2 draw with Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday, Saints' players knew they had to produce a performance of inspiration at Stamford Bridge.

They did so, holding European champions Chelsea to a 1-1 draw after finding themselves 1-0 down to a Kai Havertz header at half-time. 

Che Adams' goal equalised but in the end it was an exit from the EFL Cup anyway, following a 4-3 defeat in the ensuing penalty shootout. 

But with nine changes named from the side that played Saturday by manager Ralph Hasenhuttl, it was a well-battled performance with plenty of positives to take out. 

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Now focus can turn fully onto the league, Saints' players still took their time to share their thoughts and thanks to travelling fans on social media.

Here's what they posted on their official accounts:

Kyle Walker-Peters

Tino Livramento

Yan Valery


Che Adams

On Instagram, Saints' players also posted their thoughts: 

Stuart Armstrong

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Adam Armstrong

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Nathan Tella

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Moussa Djenepo

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