Football: Saints go marching on with victory over Hull
Published on Feb 12, 2014 6:38 AM
KINGSTON UPON HULL, United Kingdom (AFP) - Southampton extended their unbeaten run to six matches on Tuesday with a 1-0 win over Hull in their English Premier League clash.
A 69th-minute goal by Jose Fonte was enough to give the visitors the points and leave Hull's Steve Bruce to wait a little longer for his 100th win in the Premier League as a manager.
Victory saw Mauricio Pochettino's attractive and talented side move above Newcastle - who host Spurs on Wednesday - and to within two points of seventh-placed Manchester United, who are away at Arsenal on Wednesday.
Defeat halted Hull's mini-revival and leaves them only three points above the relegation zone.
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