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Arsenal: Fans laud Joe Willock after goal-line clearance saves Gunners

Arsenal: Fans laud Joe Willock after goal-line clearance saves Gunners - Arsenal

Arsenal fans are lauding Joe Willock after the young midfielder saved his side’s bacon with a clearance on the line late on in the 2-2 draw against Southampton.

With the score at 2-1 to the Saints, Ralph Hasenhuttl’s men broke on Unai Emery’s side with Moussa Djenepo having his shot cleared by the England youth international with the goal gaping. (via BBC).

Willock only came on in the 83rd minute for midfielder Lucas Torreira in what was his 10th Premier League appearance of the season (via Transfermarkt).

The afternoon proved to be a disaster for the north London giants as they were booed off despite the game being rescued by Alexandre Lacazette, who scored a late equaliser.

Fans were full of praise for the midfielder after his clearance seemed to save the Gunners from suffering their first home loss of the season as they took to Twitter to react.

Here is a selection of tweets from the north London faithful:

Arsenal fans, how crucial was Willock’s clearance for the Gunners? Let us know your thoughts!


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