Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Chelsea Sneak Point.

Chelsea Sneak Point.

Chelsea had the majority of possession today but were still lucky to come away with a point as Fulham missed several great goal-scoring opportunities in the latter stages of the match.

Fulham were yet again denied another refereeing decision as Ben Haim handled in the box only for the referee, Martin Atkinson, to play on.

Shevchenko and Dempsey both missed good chances for their respective teams whilst John Terry had to be substituted after a head clash with Clint Dempsey resulted in a fractured cheekbone.

Chelsea were creating chances but Shevchenko was wasting then as well as that his touch looked distinctly average and it was no surprise when he was taken off that he was booed.

In the second half, Solomon Kalou wasted three good chances heading and shooting wide. Chelsea were creating chances by the minute however the more they missed the more restless the Chelsea fans became.

The turning point of the match came in the seventy fifth minute of the match when stand in captain Didier Drogba studded Chris Baird in the head when challenging for the ball.

After that Fulham saw their opportunity to earn three points but missed three great chances.

Bouazza fired wide after great play from Kamara, Paul Konchesky drew a fine save from Petr Cech after he found himself one on one with the keeper only to see his shot deflect off the Keepers boot and go wide and finally Diomansy Kamara fired a ball across the goal and Clint Dempsey was just inches from scoring.

So coming from Stamford Bridge feeling deflated is a strange feeling but a point is very pleasing as well.

Vital Man of the Match: Both Alexi Smertin and Steven Davis were absolutely fantastic but I'll have to plump for the younger legs of Steven Davis for this accolade.

Vital Villain: Drogba's challenge on Baird, which saw him sent off, was nasty.

Vital Watch: The Fulham Fans were fantastic today, out singing their Chelsea counterparts.



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:
Date:Saturday September 29 2007
Time: 8:41PM

Comments

0
lol headline of the week!
nikolaijns
29/09/2007 23:17:00
0
but very true my friend!
Putney
30/09/2007 09:41:00
0
Maybe you lot could have won that!!
Frisky
30/09/2007 09:44:00
0
just remember lads - you wasted a golden chance to go down in the record books!
merlin
30/09/2007 09:55:00
0
konchesky should have scored, but kamara's was a gilt-edged chance. what was he waiting for, xmas? i think sanchez has bought really well in the summer, and you'll be safe again.
daspecial1
30/09/2007 16:48:00
0
indeed, I'd suggest you're not doomed ;-)
merlin
30/09/2007 17:09:00
0
Well Done Fulham, They Were Lucky, Hope You Stay Up....!
horseworrier
30/09/2007 20:02:00
0
I thought you player really well and should have won it :) Yeah Konchesky shoulda scored - seems to have found a new lease of life at Fulham. :)
Pardew is Sexy
01/10/2007 02:47:00
0
perhaps it's cos he likes his manager!
Putney
02/10/2007 19:52:00
0
Of course! Glad to see him doing well - always like him!
Pardew is Sexy
03/10/2007 01:35:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

2016/17 Summer Transfer Deadline Tomorrow

The 2016/17 summer transfer window closes tomorrow - Wednesday August 31.

2016/17 Transfer Deadline - A Few Days Remain

Well it's almost that time of the year again, only a final few days to go before the closure of the summer transfer window for 2016/17, and with the international break...

Aluko Makes Championship Team of the Weekend

But no place for Cairney?

Jokanovic Pleased with Happy Ending

The stoppage time winner scored by Tom Cairney, against Blackburn Rovers, keeps Fulham in the upper reaches of the Championship.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Blackburn (a)?
Suggested By: putney
Button6%
Odoi0%
Kalas2%
Madl0%
Sessegnon0%
Parker6%
Cairney37%
McDonald2%
Aluko6%
Kebano37%
Smith2%
Woodrow0%
Sánchez Ruiz0%
Christensen2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

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

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.fifa12343
2.Mike Phillips1