Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham 0 Chelsea 2...

Fulham 0 Chelsea 2...

The Score....

Fulham 0 Chelseas 2

The Teams....

Fulham (4-5-1) Niemi; Rosenior, Knight (c), Pearce, Queudrue; Volz, Diop, Brown, Bocanegra (Helguson 76), Routledge; John (McBride 76).

Booked Volz (54), Queudrue (82).

Chelsea (4-3-3) Cech; Gérémi, Ferreira, Carvalho, A Cole; Essien, Makelele; Lampard (c) (Bridge 90); Drogba, Shevchenko (Mikel 76), Robben (Kalou 56).

Scorers Lampard (pen) (72), (79).

Booked Carvalho (59).

Frank Lampard grabbed both goals for Chelsea as they won the west London derby against an injury stricken Fulham.

The Chelsea midfielder, who had been enduring a torrid time of late, Put Chelsea in front via a penalty on 73 minutes after Liam Rosenior handled Salomon Kalou's cross.

Lampard ensured victory for Jose Mourinho's side when he put away his second with 10 minutes left to play.

Fulham, unrecogniseable due to injuries in midfield, should have taken the lead in the second half but an unmarked Papa Bouba Diop headed wide from close range.

Again Routledge played well and had a couple of chances to put Fulham ahead.

Chelsea who were beaten 1-0 at Craven Cottage in the same fixture last season, hit the bar in either half through Arjen Robben and Didier Drogba.

The visitors were without John Terry who missed the keenly-contested derby with a back injury suffered in training on Friday and is now rated a big doubt for the Chelsea's Champions League clash with Levski Sofia on Wednesday.

Again the injuries to Fulham's key squad members has made for a disappointing result although the players that did play, did well to hold off Chelsea for most of the game.



I would say that if it were anyone else but Chelsea we may have come away with something from the game.

Well played lads.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:
Date:Saturday September 23 2006
Time: 6:19PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Blog: Spa Preview

Comments

0
A good game and not letting Chelsea have it all their own way was good to see.
Cravens
23/09/2006 18:28:00
0
class told in the end though didn't it?
merlin
23/09/2006 20:23:00
0
Ah Merlin...I wondered how long it would be before you're ugly head popped up...lol
Cravens
24/09/2006 05:49:00
0
All of those players that Chelsea have got, and both of the goals were scored by a mediocre/crappy player.
The Cottager
01/10/2006 11:09:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

EFL Cup - League Cup Third Round Draw

The draw for the third round of the League Cup, re-branded the EFL Cup this season, has been made with us among those finding out who we will be coming up against.

Premier League Interest Grows

Tottenham's interest has been well documented. Liverpool & Arsenal have also been mentioned in with Sessegnon with Manchester United now said to have expressed an interest too.

League Cup Ball Numbers Known (24/8/16)

With the second round ties now all but done and dusted, clubs have been allocated ball numbers for the League Cup third round draw later this evening.

Fulham Sign Icelandic Defender Sigurdsson

Sigurdsson, part of the Iceland side that made it to the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 and a goalscorer against England, has signed for an undisclosed fee from Russian club Krasnodar.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Fulham v Middlesbrough?
Suggested By:
Fulham to Win!100%
Middlesbrough to Win!0%
Score Draw!0%
0-0 Draw!0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 4 3 1 0 10 3
2 Brighton 4 2 2 0 8 6
3 Wolves 4 2 2 0 8 4
4 Norwich 4 2 2 0 8 4
5 Fulham 4 2 2 0 8 2
6 Q.P.R. 4 2 0 2 6 2
7 Newcastle 4 2 0 2 6 2
8 Brentford 4 2 0 2 6 1
9 Barnsley 4 2 0 2 6 0
10 Bristol City 4 2 0 2 6 0
11 Forest 4 2 0 2 6 -2
12 Aston Villa 4 1 2 1 5 2
13 Ipswich 4 1 2 1 5 0
14 Birmingham 4 1 2 1 5 -1
15 Cardiff 4 1 2 1 5 -1
16 Derby County 4 1 2 1 5 -1
17 Wigan 4 1 1 2 4 1
18 Burton 4 1 1 2 4 0
19 Leeds Utd 4 1 1 2 4 -2
20 Sheff Wed 4 1 1 2 4 -3
21 Reading 4 1 1 2 4 -4
22 Rotherham 4 1 1 2 4 -5
23 Preston 4 1 0 3 3 -1
24 Blackburn 4 0 1 3 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.fifa12343
2.Mike Phillips1