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Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Adam Lallana from the left by-line, Richard Chaplow gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Schwarzer. Direct free kick taken by Mark Schwarzer.
Unfair challenge on Adam Lallana by Kieran Richardson results in a free kick. Daniel Fox restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by Daniel Fox.
Guly Do Prado takes a shot. Aaron Hughes gets a block in.
Jose Fonte finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Southampton 2-2 Fulham.Jose Fonte goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Daniel Fox provided the assist for the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Morgan Schneiderlin by Kieran Richardson. Daniel Fox restarts play with the free kick.
Centre by Richard Chaplow, Chris Baird manages to make a clearance.
Kieran Richardson gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area high into the middle of the goal. Southampton 1-2 Fulham.Sascha Riether provided the assist for the goal.
Guly Do Prado gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Giorgos Karagounis. Free kick taken by John Arne Riise.
Adam Lallana crosses the ball, Header on goal by Jay Rodriguez from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Adam Lallana from the left by-line, clearance by Hugo Rodallega.
Chris Baird has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.
Foul by Maya Yoshida on Kieran Richardson, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Bryan Ruiz.
Shot from deep inside the area by Kieran Richardson clears the bar.
Bryan Ruiz gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Guly Do Prado. Free kick taken by Adam Lallana.
Morgan Schneiderlin challenges Giorgos Karagounis unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Baird restarts play with the free kick.
Giorgos Karagounis joins the action as a substitute, replacing Steve Sidwell. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Daniel Fox, clearance made by Aaron Hughes.
Jos Hooiveld scores an own goal from 12 yards. Southampton 1-1 Fulham.John Arne Riise provided the assist for the goal.
John Arne Riise produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.
Sascha Riether produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.
Guly Do Prado comes on in place of Rickie Lambert.
(Fulham) makes a substitution, with Kieran Richardson coming on for Alex Kacaniklic. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Damien Duff.
Hugo Rodallega takes a shot. Daniel Fox gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Maya Yoshida on Alex Kacaniklic. Booking for Maya Yoshida for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by John Arne Riise.
Rickie Lambert challenges Bryan Ruiz unfairly and gives away a free kick. Bryan Ruiz restarts play with the free kick.
Adam Lallana challenges Damien Duff unfairly and gives away a free kick. The ball is swung over by Bryan Ruiz, Header from close range by Steve Sidwell bounces off the post. Hugo Rodallega takes a shot. Save by Paulo Gazzaniga. Richard Chaplow joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jason Puncheon.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Bryan Ruiz from the left by-line, Daniel Fox manages to make a clearance.
The ball is sent over by Alex Kacaniklic, Maya Yoshida manages to make a clearance.
Hugo Rodallega takes a shot. Jose Fonte gets a block in.
Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Save by Mark Schwarzer.
Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Blocked by Chris Baird.
Centre by Morgan Schneiderlin, Shot on goal by Rickie Lambert from just inside the area goes over the target.
Jay Rodriguez challenges Chris Baird unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Baird takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Arne Riise by Morgan Schneiderlin. Caution for Morgan Schneiderlin. John Arne Riise restarts play with the free kick.
Effort from inside the area by Hugo Rodallega misses to the right of the target.
The ball is delivered by Jason Puncheon.
Jason Puncheon crosses the ball, blocked by John Arne Riise.
Bryan Ruiz takes the inswinging corner, Aaron Hughes takes a shot. Save made by Paulo Gazzaniga.
Corner taken by Damien Duff played to the near post.
Jason Puncheon takes a shot. Aaron Hughes gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Steven Davis on Damien Duff. Mark Schwarzer takes the free kick.
Rickie Lambert takes a shot. Mark Schwarzer makes a save.
Adam Lallana produces a cross.
The ball is crossed by Alex Kacaniklic.
Centre by Maya Yoshida.
Foul by Chris Baird on Steven Davis, free kick awarded. Daniel Fox takes the direct free kick.
A cross is delivered by Adam Lallana, clearance made by John Arne Riise.
Jos Hooiveld is adjudged to have handled the ball. Jos Hooiveld goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Bryan Ruiz, Paulo Gazzaniga makes a save.
Outswinging corner taken by Adam Lallana from the right by-line, free kick awarded for a foul by Jason Puncheon on Aaron Hughes. Mark Schwarzer restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Adam Lallana, Effort from deep inside the area by Jason Puncheon bounces off the post.
Centre by Daniel Fox, clearance by Sascha Riether.
A cross is delivered by Damien Duff, Alex Kacaniklic has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.
Inswinging corner taken by Damien Duff from the right by-line, save by Paulo Gazzaniga.
Bryan Ruiz takes a shot. Jose Fonte gets a block in.
Damien Duff sends in a cross, clearance made by Daniel Fox.
Effort from inside the area by Rickie Lambert misses to the right of the target.
Outswinging corner taken by Damien Duff from the left by-line, clearance by Rickie Lambert.
Alex Kacaniklic delivers the ball, clearance made by Jose Fonte.
Corner taken by Damien Duff, Maya Yoshida manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Damien Duff, clearance made by Maya Yoshida.
Bryan Ruiz fouled by Morgan Schneiderlin, the ref awards a free kick. Bryan Ruiz takes the direct free kick.
Rickie Lambert gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aaron Hughes. Jos Hooiveld is brought on as a substitute for Frazer Richardson. John Arne Riise takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Adam Lallana, Jose Fonte scores a headed goal from close range. Southampton 1-0 Fulham.Adam Lallana provided the assist for the goal.
Brede Hangeland concedes a free kick for a foul on Jay Rodriguez. Daniel Fox takes the direct free kick.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Daniel Fox, Rickie Lambert has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the goal.
The ball is swung over by Daniel Fox, Brede Hangeland makes a clearance.
Morgan Schneiderlin produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.
Davis eyes Fulham win
Steven Davis admits "everybody's hurting" at Southampton after their difficult start to life back in the top flight and has targeted a morale-boosting victory over former club Fulham on Sunday.
Saints ended their seven-year exile from the Premier League after securing automatic promotion from the second tier last season, although life back in the big time has proved difficult so far.
Nigel Adkins' side have suffered five defeats and, while both Manchester clubs and Arsenal are included in that statistic, they have just the one victory to their name - a 4-1 defeat of Aston Villa in their last home match.
For Davis, it has been difficult to get used to negative results after a sustained spell of success with Rangers but, having beaten former club Villa, the midfielder is targeting a similar result when Fulham come to St Mary's.
"I think it is obviously a different pressure," the Northern Ireland captain, who joined Saints in the summer, told Press Association Sport.
"The rest of the lads here are used to winning as well over the last couple of season so everybody's hurting.
"But there is also a realism that you're playing in the Premier League and every match is tough.
"You need to fight to get results in each and every game, but I think for large periods in each and every game we've showed we're capable of playing at this level.
"It is just about ironing out the little mistakes that have cost us."
As well as looking to secure three points, Davis is looking forward to catching up with a few old faces.
The 27-year-old only spent a brief period with Fulham during what proved a difficult 2007/08 season for the club, but he still has fond memories of his time in west London.
"I was only there for a short period of time," Davis said. "It was a difficult time for the club in terms of results.
"The team only narrowly missed out on relegation that season but I still have fond memories of playing for the club. It was a good place to go into work every day."
Fulham manager Martin Jol believes Rickie Lambert is one of the best target men in England but knows he is not the only threat posed by Southampton.
Saints have endured a tough start to life back in the top flight after a seven-year absence, with their only points coming in the recent 4-1 defeat of Aston Villa.
Lambert netted twice in that victory and also scored against both Manchester sides in what has so far been an impressive start to his first season in the Premier League.
Jol has been impressed by the 30-year-old's exploits and expects a tough challenge against the recently-promoted side.
"Rickie Lambert is probably one of the best target man we've got in England," the Fulham boss said. "He is very dangerous with crosses, especially at the far post.
"If you see their line-up and if you are capable as a club of getting the likes of Gaston Ramirez then you're heading in the right direction.
"I thought they were very unfortunate in two or three matches, even against Manchester City away from home. They should have quite a few more points.
"They play with four players up front and if you talk about Ramirez, Adam Lallana and the like, they are all good players.
"You saw that in the first 30 minutes against Everton and against Man City, for example. I think they've got the quality to survive in the league and to hurt you."
Despite some impressive performances, Southampton's poor start to the season saw pressure begin to mount on manager Nigel Adkins.
The former Scunthorpe boss led Saints to successive promotions from League One, but reports suggested former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez or - rather surprisingly - ex-Saints and Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp could replace him.
"That is football, you know? You can do well and someone will say anything and then you get a different perception," Jol said.
Jol will be missing talisman Dimitar Berbatov for the trip to St Mary's due to injury and could also have to do without Mladen Petric, who picked up a calf complaint yesterday.
Kieran Richardson does, though, return for a Fulham side boosted by Philippe Senderos, Pajtim Kasami, Kerim Frei and Ashkan Dejagah stepping up their return to fitness.
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