Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Jose Fonte scored twice as Southampton tied 2-2 against Fulham to climb out of the relegation positions in English soccer’s Premier League.
Fonte gave the Saints a fourth-minute lead at their St. Mary’s Stadium, and got his second goal as the game headed into injury time at the end of the match. Southampton’s Jos Hooiveld deflected the ball into his own net on 70 minutes, with Kieran Richardson getting Fulham’s other goal.
Southampton climbs one spot to 17th in the 20-team league, while Fulham remains ninth.
In today’s other matches, Newcastle hosts Manchester United, Tottenham plays Aston Villa, while Liverpool faces Stoke.
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