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GIF: Southampton's Jay Rodriguez Scores in 14 Seconds Against Chelsea

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Jay Rodriguez of Southampton in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Southampton at The Hawthorns on August 17, 2013 in West Bromwich, England.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
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Michael CummingsWorld Football Lead WriterDecember 1, 2013

Southampton scored within the opening 15 seconds of their Premier League match at Chelsea on Sunday.

From the opening kickoff, Saints lost possession before Chelsea's Michael Essien played an errant backpass toward goalkeeper Petr Cech.

Jay Rodriguez pounced on the mistake and slotted his shot past Cech for a quick 1-0 Southampton lead. The official timing of the goal was 14 seconds.

Chelsea won the match 3-1.

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