Saints beat Fulham 2-0 to move 3rd
Southampton’s impressive season continued with a 2-0 defeat of
Fulham on Saturday which provisionally moved the Saints to third in
the Premier League for their best-ever start in the top flight.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side dominated at St Mary’s with Fulham
lacking a single shot in a first half in which headers from Rickie
Lambert and Jay Rodriguez put the hosts deservedly ahead.
Victor Wanyama flashed a left-footed 30-yard strike just wide as
Pochettino’s side always threatened an opener that arrived in the
21st minute. James Ward-Prowse’s corner from the right was flicked
on by Rodriguez, with Lambert rising at the far post to powerfully
For the second, a deep cross from Adam Lallana found Lambert,
whose looping header back across the goal was nodded in by