Shane Long fluffs his lines at the last as Saints and Newcastle hit impasse

In a match of precious few opportunities, and just as little good football, Shane Long missed the chance to give Southampton all three points against Newcastle in the final minute, sidefooting wide from 10 yards out with the goal gaping.

That was the standout moment of an attritional match in which both teams tried but generally came up short. Southampton had the better moments, also bringing two saves out of Martin Dubravka in the first half, but Newcastle were largely comfortable. They have three points from this Premier League season, each a 0-0 stalemate away from home.

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