Football

Baird nets late winner

Baird nets late winner (©GettyImages)
Baird nets late winner (©GettyImages).

Chris Baird upstaged his returning team-mate Dimitar Berbatov with the late winner as Fulham defeated Aston Villa 1-0.

Baird got a deft touch to John Arne Riise's near-post corner to beat goalkeeper Brad Guzan and deny Villa what looked increasingly like a battling point.

Fulham had been the better side, with Berbatov in commanding form on his comeback from a hip injury, but they had failed to convert a hatful of chances.

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Brad Guzan
Fulham
Dimitar Berbatov
Football
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Chris Baird
Aston Villa
John Arne Riise

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