American Brian McBride
scored his fifth goal of the season to help Fulham beat struggling Middlesbrough, 2-1, in the English Premier League on Monday night.
converted a penalty kick in the 12th minute, McBride scored in the 35th with a shot that deflected off Middlesbrough defender Chris Riggott
pulled within a goal in the 74th minute on Australian Mark Viduka
's goal, but Fulham held on for the win, which moved it into 11th place.