USMNT’s Hyndman scores first senior goal for Fulham in critical win (video)

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Fulhamerica is alive, at least for a day. What a critical day it may end up being for the Craven Cottage set.

U.S. prospect Emerson Hyndman buried a stoppage time goal to give the Cottagers an upset with over visiting Cardiff City on Saturday.

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The three points move Fulham 10 points clear of the drop with five matches to play in the English Championship.

From, here’s Cottagers boss Slaviša Jokanović:

“Today it was Emerson’s birthday so he has had a great present for himself and for all of us.

“He is probably one of our most talented players. I am a little bit disappointed in myself for not finding more minutes for him this year.

“I believe in front of him he has a brilliant future and he is a very talented player. He is quality on the ball. I believe in the future he can be a very important player for us.”

Hyndman is expected to leave Fulham for greener pastures in the summer, but this is a fine memory to leave his fans.

The 20-year-old midfielder has one cap for the USMNT, and has made more than 20 appearances for Fulham since leaving FC Dallas in 2011.