Fulham v Sunderland
Saturday January 11, 2014

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Johnson got his first from a free-kick, bending the ball from 35 yards into the top corner. Despite goalkeeper David Stockdale getting two hands on the ball, Johnson's stunning free-kick flew through his palms. His second came early in the second half after a wonderful counter-attack from the away side. Ki Sung-yueng brought the ball out from the penalty area before playing a one-two with Jozy Altidore on the half way line. He delayed and delayed and delayed his pass inside John Arne Riise but when it came it was inch perfect for Johnson to rifle home low with his right foot. And then a few minutes from time Altidore won a penalty off Philippe Senderos who left a trailing leg as the big American waltzed past him and in on goal. Johnson stepped up and blasted the ball low into the bottom right corner sending Stockdale the wrong way. The winger also set up Sunderland’s second when he played a low free-kick to Ki on the penalty spot for the South Korean to sweep home and give the Black Cats a 2-0 first-half lead. Fulham rallied early in the second half and pulled one back through a Steve Sidwell free header from a corner to get the score to 2-1 but the West Londoners couldn’t muster another goal before Johnson put them to the sword later in the second half. The win lifts Sunderland off the bottom of the table and in to 19th place, just two points off Fulham who sit outside the relegation zone in 16th.