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Fulham 3-2 Leicester

A last-gasp Danny Murphy goal secured a dramatic Carling Cup win for Fulham against League One Leicester.

Murphy hit a 25-yard drive two minutes into injury time that took a heavy deflection and flew in.

Fulham had taken an early lead when Zoltan Gera's shot hit Michael Morrison and beat goalkeeper David Martin.

But Paul Dickov rammed in and Andy King curled home from 18 yards for Leicester before Jimmy Bullard's 25-yarder levelled it and Murphy won the game.

The late drama was desperately harsh on Leicester, who more than matched their Premier League opponents at Craven Cottage.


Leicester manager Nigel Pearson told BBC Radio Leicester:

"We probably deserved to nick it but we didn't and we've got to deal with it. It's as simple as that."

"Our boys have got something to aspire to. We didn't do ourselves any harm in terms of how we went about it."

"We play with a lot of spirit and we play with discipline and creativity at times."

"I've got every confidence in the players that they will respond in the right way now."


Fulham: Schwarzer, Stoor, Hangeland, Hughes, Kallio, Davies, Bullard, Murphy, Gera, Zamora, Ki-Hyeon (Nevland 59).
Subs Not Used: Zuberbuhler, Pantsil, Teymourian, Dempsey, Andreasen, Baird.

Goals: Gera 31, Bullard 83, Murphy 90.

Leicester: Martin, Gilbert, Morrison, Tunchev, Powell, Dickov (Campbell 87), Wesolowski, Andy King, Dyer, Fryatt (Gradel 46), Howard.
Subs Not Used: Henderson, Kishishev, Adams, Hobbs, Craig King.

Goals: Dickov 46, Andy King 48.

Att: 7,584

Ref: Paul Taylor (Hertfordshire).



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