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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 35 +46 80
2 Manchester United 35 +30 70
3 Leicester City 36 +21 66
4 Chelsea 36 +22 64
5 West Ham United 35 +10 58
6 Liverpool 34 +18 57
7 Tottenham Hotspur 35 +20 56
8 Arsenal 36 +12 55
9 Everton 34 +4 55
10 Leeds United 35 0 50
11 Aston Villa 34 +8 48
12 Wolverhampton Wanderers 35 -12 45
13 Crystal Palace 35 -22 41
14 Southampton 35 -18 40
15 Burnley 35 -14 39
16 Newcastle United 35 -18 39
17 Brighton & Hove Albion 35 -5 37
18 Fulham 35 -22 27
19 West Bromwich Albion 35 -36 26
20 Sheffield United 35 -44 17