Fulham beats Stoke 2-1 in Premier League
Striker Pavel Pogrebnyak scored on his debut to help Fulham beat
Stoke City 2-1 at Craven Cottage in the Premier League on
Pogrebnyak, who joined the West London team from Bundesliga side
Stuttgart during the January transfer window, opened the scoring in
the 16th minute with a close-range finish into the top left
Clint Dempsey helped double the lead in the 28th when his shot
hit the bar before bouncing back into Stoke goalkeeper Thomas
Sorensen and deflecting into the net for an own goal.
Ryan Shawcross scored a consolation goal for the visitors in the
78th when he headed in from a Jermaine Pennant corner.
It was Stoke’s fourth league defeat in a row and leaves Tony
Pulis’ team on a run of one victory in their last nine games.