Shane Long sets record with fastest goal in Premier League history for Southampton against Watford

first_imgAdvertisement Shane Long scored the fastest goal in Premier League history after just seven seconds for Southampton against Watford (Picture: Getty)Shane Long has created history by scoring the fastest ever Premier League goal for Southampton against Watford.The FA Cup finalists conceded in bizarre fashion just over a week ago when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang charged down Ben Foster’s clearance to score the only goal of the game against Arsenal, but the former Manchester United and England goalkeeper was blameless on this occasion.Southampton striker Long took just six seconds to break the deadlock at Vicarage Road, blocking Craig Cathcart’s attempted clearance and racing through to lift the ball over the hapless Foster.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors ADVERTISEMENTThe Irishman’s effort comfortably beat the previous record held by Ledley King, who scored for Tottenham at Bradford in 9.82 seconds back in 2000.AdvertisementAdvertisementLong’s goal, his fourth of the season and third in his last four games, was the fastest in the Premier League since Christian Eriksen’s opener for Spurs against Manchester United at Wembley last season,scored in 10.54 seconds.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Shane Long capitalised on Craig Cathcart’s error to score the fastest goal in Premier League history (Picture: Getty)0.07 – At just seven seconds, Shane Long’s strike against Watford is the fastest ever scored in @premierleague history. Record. #WATSOU— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 23, 2019 Advertisementcenter_img Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 23 Apr 2019 7:54 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link948Shares Shane Long sets record with fastest goal in Premier League history for Southampton against Watford Commentlast_img

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