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Philippines keeper Etheridge reaches Premier League milestone in Cardiff win

As the Welsh club notched their first win in their 2018-19 Premier League campaign against Fulham last Saturday evening, October 20, Filipino international goalkeeper Neil Etheridge became the first Southeast Asian representative to notch a win as a starter in the English top flight.

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It might have taken quite a significant amount of time for the promoted side to achieve that positive breakthrough, nine games in all, and the full three points in a match but it’s a result that they’ll gladly take as it proved to be a massive stride with The Bluebirds finding themselves get to the safe zone for the moment in the slimmest of margins.

It was a pulsating match, producing six goals as Josh Murphy, Bobby Reid, Callum Paterson and Kadeem Harris were able to trump Fulham’s conversions through Andre Schurrle and Ryan Sessegnon.