Lambert rescues 1-1 draw for Southampton at Fulham
Rickie Lambert scored a late penalty to ensure Southampton
stayed out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 1-1 draw at
Fulham on Wednesday.
Lambert netted in the 85th minute after Chris Baird was adjudged
to have handled Gaston Ramirez’s corner.
Fulham had led since the eighth minute when Dimitar Berbatov
slotted home after Southampton goalkeeper Kelvin Davis fumbled
Sascha Riether’s cross into the Bulgarian forward’s path.
The late leveler left Fulham manager Martin Jol saying: ”I am
like a thunderstorm, I am very angry.”
Fulham has now won just one match in 11 attempts, although the
London club is six points from danger.
Southampton moved a point clear of the relegation zone, and
manager Nigel Atkins said: ”The players have shown a good