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2020-21 English Premier League
  • Ademola Lookman (61')

Lookman earns Fulham vital win against Sheffield United

Ademola Lookman's second-half goal earned Fulham a precious 1-0 victory over bottom club Sheffield United to edge them closer to escaping the Premier League relegation zone on Saturday.

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Scott Parker's side huffed and puffed for more than an hour at Craven Cottage until Lookman fired a shot past Sheffield United keeper Aaron Ramsdale in the 61st minute.

Fulham keeper Alphonse Areola was forced into a brave late block to preserve Fulham's lead and they hung on to record a second win in three games.

Their first win at home in three months lifted them to 22 points from 25 games, three points behind Newcastle United who are one place above the drop zone ahead of their game at Manchester United on Sunday.

Sheffield United look doomed to the drop as they are 14 points behind Newcastle.

English Premier League Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Manchester City 33 +45 77
2 Manchester United 32 +29 66
3 Leicester City 31 +18 56
4 Chelsea 32 +19 55
5 West Ham United 32 +11 55
6 Tottenham Hotspur 33 +18 53
7 Liverpool 32 +16 53
8 Everton 31 +3 49
9 Arsenal 32 +8 46
10 Leeds United 32 0 46
11 Aston Villa 31 +9 44
12 Wolverhampton Wanderers 32 -9 41
13 Crystal Palace 31 -19 38
14 Southampton 32 -18 36
15 Newcastle United 32 -18 35
16 Brighton & Hove Albion 32 -5 34
17 Burnley 32 -19 33
18 Fulham 33 -18 27
19 West Bromwich Albion 31 -31 24
20 Sheffield United 32 -39 14