Fulham wins 1-0 at Liverpool in Premier League
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) -- Martin Skrtel's own goal condemned Liverpool to a 1-0 loss to Fulham on Tuesday, maintaining the team's dreadful home form in the Premier League this season.
The Slovakia defender turned a fiercely struck cross from former Liverpool player John Arne Riise into his own net in the fifth minute, inflicting a third loss on Kenny Dalglish's side in its past four matches at Anfield.
Fulham needed to defend stoutly after taking the lead to clinch its first topflight win at Liverpool, with Brede Hangeland clearing off the line from Jonjo Shelvey while Andy Carroll also spurned chances.
Karim Frei hit the post in the second half for Fulham, which drew level on points with eighth-place Liverpool with two matches remaining.
Everton drew 1-1 with Stoke in the night's other match, putting David Moyes' team three points above Liverpool with two rounds remaining. The Toffees were denied victory at Britannia Stadium when Cameron Jerome scored in the 69th for Stoke, canceling out Peter Crouch's own goal a minute before halftime.
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