MASON MOUNT couldn’t resist a cheeky pop in Southampton as he scored twice at St Mary’s.
The Chelsea star was born in Portsmouth, just half an hour down the road from Saints Stadium on the south coast.
And there was always a bit more bite and motivation for childhood Pompey fan Mount to perform against Southampton.
When he scored twice in Saturday’s 6-0 win over Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side, Mount silenced the home crowd by sticking his tongue out at him and then ‘silencing’ them with his cheers.
The Champions League winner and reported transfer target from Barcelona, 23, took to Twitter to share a photo of his brilliant gesture.
He captioned the post with a simple one-finger-on-lips emoji after scoring his record at St Mary’s every time he played there.
Marcos Alonso, Kai Havertz and a double from Timo Werner sealed Chelsea’s overwhelming victory.
Mount said: “It was a performance that had a lot of fire. We needed a win. That’s all we thought of.
“No matter who was in front of us, we wanted to give it our all after two disappointing results.
“You could see from our performance that there was a bit of frustration and an implacability to punish a team.
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“It helped to get the early goals. We kept going, got a few more and the game was dead.
“You could see what it meant for us. It gives us confidence, especially after the last two results, confidence to win again and have that winning feeling.
“We have to continue this. I feel like we’re back on track and we need to keep it that way.”
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/5094934/mason-mount-shush-scores-chelsea-southampton/ Mason Mount shares a photo on Twitter after the Portsmouth-born star scored twice for Chelsea against Southampton