Fulham gets its 1st away win this season in Premier League

Bournemouth's Nathan Ake chases the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Bournemouth and Fulham at the Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth England. Saturday, April 20, 2019. (Mark Kerton/PA via AP)

BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) Already relegated Fulham won its first away match of the Premier League season by overcoming Bournemouth 1-0 on Saturday.

Aleksandar Mitrovic scored a penalty eight minutes into the second half after being brought down by Jack Simpson, ending a goal drought stretching back to January.

It handed Scott Parker a second victory as caretaker Fulham manager after starting with five successive losses leading the 19th-placed team.

But it meant Eddie Howe lost his 500th match in charge of mid-table Bournemouth.

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Updated April 20, 2019

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