Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Queens Park Rangers 1 Fulham 2

Queens Park Rangers 1 Fulham 2

Fulham took the three points on offer, in this West London derby, but had to survive a frantic ten minutes of stoppage time when it looked as if QPR would make a miraculous comeback and snatch a point.

The very welcome win was Fulham`s third in four away games whilst Ian Holloways beleaguered side have not won in their last five.

Fulham took the lead in the 41st minute and the goal had a piece of good fortune about it. Ryan Fredericks, pushing forward, unleashed a shot that took a heavy deflection off Jack Robinson leaving the QPR goalkeeper, Alex Smithies, wrongfooted and stranded.

As the game continued at a frantic pace, Fulham had a great chance to double their lead when they were awarded a penalty but Rui Fonte sent the ball sailing over the cross-bar.

But that second goal was to come soon after when Stefan Johansen doubled the lead with a low drive past Smithies in the QPR.

Having lost Sheyi Ojo to injury, with the on-loan Liverpool player suffering a dislocation, the stoppage time announced was ten minutes.

During those ten minutes QPR pulled a goal back when Conor Washington scored. The goal signalled an onslaught that saw Fulham just hang about hang on.

In those final few minutes Thomas Kalas was forced to hack the ball off the line and when the QPR goalkeeper, Alex Smithies rose high to meet the ball, the travelling support were relieved to see the ball go wide.

Six points from two away games inside a week, now that is more like it Fulham.



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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Saturday September 30 2017
Time: 10:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Aston Villa v Fulham - Team-Sheets

This Saturday, Fulham are in England`s second city, Birmingham, for a Championship fixture against Aston Villa.

Aston Villa v Fulham - Early Team-News

This weekend, Fulham make the trip to Birmingham to take on Aston Villa in a Championship fixture.

Aston Villa v Fulham - Facts and Figures

This Saturday, ninth-placed Fulham take on seventh-placed Aston Villa, in a Championship fixture at Villa Park.

Aston Villa v Fulham - Match Officials

After rescuing a point with a late goal, last Saturday, against Preston North End, Fulham are on their travels this Saturday.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Preston (h)
Suggested By: putney
Button9%
Odoi9%
Kalas0%
Ream0%
Sessegnon0%
McDonald61%
Johansen0%
Norwood0%
Ayite0%
Fonte4%
Kebano0%
Cairney9%
Mollo4%
The Craven Cottage Support4%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Vital Football Comment