• Aaron Hughes and Steven Fletcher vie for the ball in the early stages at Craven Cottage.
  • Brede Hangeland is sent off by Lee Probert following a two-footed challenge on Lee Cattermole.
  • Steve Sidwell tries to wriggle away from Jack Colback as Fulham fight on with ten men.
  • Danny Rose slides in with a challenge on Sascha Riether as a closely-fought first half ends goalless.
  • Fletcher supplies a cool finish to put Sunderland in front in the 50th minute following a fine pass by Adam Johnson.
  • Fletcher is congratulated by Lee Cattermole on breaking the deadlock for the Black Cats.
  • Mladen Petric draws ten-man Fulham level with a close-range finish from Damien Duff's cross.
  • Petric acknowledges the part Duff played in setting up his equaliser.
  • Carlos Cuellar quickly heads Sunderland into a 2-1 lead from Sebastian Larsson's corner.
  • Stephane Sessegnon slams a superb shot from distance past Mark Schwarzer and into the top corner to give Sunderland a two-goal cushion.
  • Sunderland celebrate only their second victory of the season as a 3-1 away win lifts them three points clear of the drop zone.

Fulham 1 Sunderland 3

Aaron Hughes and Steven Fletcher vie for the ball in the early stages at Craven Cottage.