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Middlesbrough prevents Newcastle victory

Published:Monday | February 4, 2008 | 9:54 AM

Robert Huth scored an equaliser in the 87th minute yesterday to give Middlesbrough a 1-1 draw at Newcastle as the English Premier League continued.

The draw denies Kevin Keegan his first victory since his return to Newcastle.

In the day’s other game, Fulham beat Aston Villa 2-1.

Despite the victory, Fulham remains 19th but moved within two points of 18th-place Birmingham. Villa remained sixth.

Arsenal went two points clear at the top of the standings on Saturday with a 3-1 victory at Manchester City.