Jose Fonteâ€™s 69th-minute goal separated the two teams as the Saints moved up to eighth on the table with a second away win on the trot which saw the Tigers remain 13th .
The only goal of the contest came in dramatic fashion when Hull keeper Steve Harper produced a brilliant double save to deny Fonteâ€™s header from a corner and Rickie Lambertâ€™s follow up before the Portuguese defender fired home the rebound despite the best efforts of Maynor Figueroa on the line.
Mauricio Pochettinoâ€™s Saints thoroughly deserved their lead after hitting the woodwork twice earlier and in the end, it was a just result for the south coast club.
2013/14 Barclays Premier League season scores
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