Blackpool beats Fulham 1-0 on Saturday at Bloomfield Road. Blackpool were hoping to get something from this game, following a previous defeat to Millwall. Fulham were coming from consecutive wins against Stoke City and Hull City. After today’s result, Blackpool and Fulham are 19th, (5 points) and 2nd, (13 points), in the table respectively, after 6 matches.
After a goalless first half, Blackpool certainly were out of the blocks quickly in the second half, with an early goal from Josh Bowler in the 49th minute, leaving the final score at 1-0.
Both teams used all available substitutes. For Blackpool, Shayne Lavery, Kenny Dougall and James Husband, came on for Jerry Yates, Ryan Wintle and Tyreece John-Jules, Fulham brought on Neeskens Kebano, Harrison Reed and Rodrigo Muniz, to replace Domingos Quina, Joshua Onomah and Denis Odoi.
There were bookings for Kevin Stewart, Jordan Gabriel and Luke Garbutt from Blackpool. For Fulham, Domingos Quina, Harrison Reed and Denis Odoi saw yellow.
Blackpool will next play Huddersfield Town at home, with Fulham facing Birmingham City away.
|Blackpool:||Chris Maxwell, Josh Bowler, Jerry Yates (Shayne Lavery, min.72), Jordan Gabriel, Keshi Anderson, Tyreece John-Jules (James Husband, min.87), Ryan Wintle (Kenny Dougall, min.80), Kevin Stewart, Luke Garbutt, Richard Keogh and Marvin Ekpiteta|
|Fulham:||Paulo Gazzaniga, Bobby Reid, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Denis Odoi (Rodrigo Muniz, min.79), Domingos Quina (Neeskens Kebano, min.67), Ivan Cavaleiro, Joshua Onomah (Harrison Reed, min.67), Jean Seri, Antonee Robinson, Tim Ream and Tosin Adarabioyo|
|Goals:||Josh Bowler (1-0, min. 49)|