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Comeback kings!

Posted on 16 October 2010  - 12:00

Harry Redknapp paid tribute to the character of the team after we came from behind to beat Fulham 2-1 on Saturday.

Comeback kings!

Harry Redknapp paid tribute to the character of the team after we came from behind to beat Fulham 2-1 on Saturday.

The victory in a typically all-action encounter at Craven Cottage made it three times we've achieved the feat already this term after the wins against Wolves and Villa.

On this occasion the turn around came instantly as Roman Pavlyuchenko levelled within a minute of Diomansy Kamara's opener in the first half before Tom Huddlestone's much-debated winner in the second half.

"This is a difficult place to come, a very hard place to pick up a result, especially after going a goal down," said Harry at Craven Cottage.

"Fulham have been in great form as well and they are difficult to beat.

"This is the third time this season we've come from behind and that doesn't happen often in the Premier League.

"That shows the character we've got, that we can go behind and still come back and win games.

"Overall I felt we deserved it. We played well, kept the ball well and just about edged it."

The key moment arrived just after the hour.

Gareth Bale played a corner out to Huddlestone who unleashed a drive that whistled into the corner from 25 yards.

Celebrations were cut short by an offside flag, with all eyes on William Gallas in front of goal.

However, referee Mr Dean went over to consult with his assistant and awarded the goal, it appears by virtue of it taking a slight touch off Fulham defender Chris Baird.

"Sometimes these decisions go for you, sometimes they don't," said Harry.

"I thought once I saw the flag, that was it. The referee went over to ask who got the touch and they must have felt it was a Fulham player."

All thoughts now turn to the big one against Inter Milan at the San Siro in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Harry insisted though that Inter couldn't come into his thinking before this key encounter at Craven Cottage.

"This was all-important, I felt," he said. "Wednesday wasn't on my mind. It was all about Fulham.

"We need to continue winning league games and try to get into the top four again. We have to look to have another great season in the league."

Meanwhile, Harry revealed that Ledley King limped off just before half-time with a groin injury.