West Ham held on for their first clean sheet today in a 0-0 draw with Chelsea.

At The London Stadium, West Ham became the first team to prevent Chelsea from winning in the league this season.

It was an inspired performance from a host of West Ham players. Some of the defending was heroic but Lukasz Fabianski was another candidate for man of the match.

The Poland international, who arrived this summer from Swansea City, kept his first clean sheet and made a string of good saves.

LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 23: Lukasz Fabianski of West Ham United saves a shot from Alvaro Morata of Chelsea during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Chelsea FC at London Stadium on September 23, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

The two most memorable saves were in the second half. Firstly, he spread himself well to block Alvaro Morata’s poked effort, using his face to keep the scores level.

Then, as the clock ticked into the 90th minute, the 33-year-old was at full stretch to keep Ross Barkley’s long-range effort out.

Fabianski has been exceptional for the Hammers this season and earned his first clean sheet.

West Ham fans reacted to yet another inspirational display from their goalkeeper.


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