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Hughes praise for Dalglish as Fulham face a tough task to stall

Liverpool play at Fulham this evening, hoping to maintain their upward momentum in the Premier League. One of the form teams of recent months, Liverpool have moved within one point of fifth-placed Tottenham Hotspur, from a nadir of 13th place in January. The Fulham manager, Mark Hughes, admits that his team, despite their own good form, will face a "difficult challenge" tonight.

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Giggs rues sloppy Manchester United

The loss of two valuable points at Fulham yesterday will be felt even more keenly by Manchester United because they had targeted the Premier League as their number one priority this season.