Long delighted with Hull draw at Fulham

Shane Long was delighted with Hull City's 2-2 draw at Fulham.

Shane Long was delighted with Hull City's 2-2 draw at Fulham.

Long grabbed Hull's late leveller and believes the draw means the Tigers no longer need to look over their shoulders as the relegation fight hots up.

"I think it was a massive point for us," he said.

"It keeps them six points behind us with two games left, but with a worse goal difference, so we can look at Fulham as finishing behind us at least.

"It was a big point for us, it was a big thing not letting them get three points - 36 on the table with Fulham on 33 behind us would have been a bit more scary.

"I thought we were fully deserving of a least a point, but after they went 2-0 you get to thinking it isn't going to be our day. We can go to Aston Villa, not switching off, but quietly confident that we are fairly safe."

 
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