Midfielder Clint Dempsey
, who missed the final two World Cup 2010 qualifiers with a sprained right shoulder, was back in action Monday for Fulham, which
beat Hull City, 2-0, to climb four places to 12th in the English Premier League.
U.S. teammate Jozy Altidore
came on the 69th minute for Hull, making
his first appearance for the Tigers in more than three weeks.
Fulham won on goals by Bobby Zamora
. The loss left Hull in 18th in the 20-team EPL.
Also on Monday, U.S. midfielder Benny Feilhaber
started for AGF in its 1-0 loss at
Sonderjyske in Denmark.