- Blues have 72 percent possession
- Gunn makes several big saves
- Morata goal ruled offside
Angus Gunn‘s first Premier League start saw a clean sheet and a big point for Southampton, who drew Chelsea 0-0 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.
Gunn was aided by the linesman’s flag, as Alvaro Morata did appear to have a goal in the second half only to be ruled offside.
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Saints sat in to stymy Chelsea, and Eden Hazard nearly defied it in the 34th minute. Southampton keeper Angus Gunn was able to block the close-range shot.
Young Southampton defender Yan Valery was able to flick an Alvaro Morata shot out for a corner in the 40th.
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22 – Angus Gunn (22y 346d) is the youngest English goalkeeper to start their first Premier League match since Jordan Pickford (21y 315d) on January 16th 2016 (for Sunderland vs Spurs). Saint.
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Gunn then stopped Hazard again when the Belgian cut in to shoot in the 59th.
Morata was controversially ruled offside and saw a goal taken off the board by the linesman’s flag.
Gunn made another stop on Morata when Cesc Fabregas and Ruben Loftus-Cheek combined to set up the Spaniard.