Fulham 2 – Hull City 0- The Cottagers see off visitors at Craven Cottage

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Hull City on away loss to Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday. Fulham were keen to hang onto their position at the top of league and extend their winning run after winning their previous two matches in the league. The most recent was against the Millwall away (2-1), the other to Huddersfield Town away (5-1) while Hull City were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against Derby County. After today’s result, Fulham are currently 1st with 10 points from 4 matches, while Hull City sit in 19th, with 3 points from 4.

It was an impressive opening from Fulham, thanks to Aleksandar Mitrovic giving The Cottagers the lead in the 22nd minute. Fulham then scored once more and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Fabio Carvalho, 34 minutes in. The first half ended 2-0. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 2-0.

Both coaches used the full entitlement. For Fulham, Alfie Mawson, Bobby Reid and Andre Zambo Anguissa, came on for Tim Ream, Kenny Tete and Fabio Carvalho, Hull City brought on Josh Emmanuel, Tom Eaves and Andy Cannon to replace Randell Williams, Richard Smallwood and Greg Docherty.

There were bookings for Antonee Robinson, Ivan Cavaleiro and Tosin Adarabioyo from Fulham. For Hull City, Richard Smallwood and Di’Shon Bernard saw yellow.

Hull City and Fulham will next play at home to Bournemouth and Stoke City respectively.

Technical card:
Fulham: Paulo Gazzaniga, Neeskens Kebano, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Kenny Tete (Bobby Reid, min.33), Fabio Carvalho (Andre Zambo Anguissa, min.70), Ivan Cavaleiro, Joshua Onomah, Jean Seri, Antonee Robinson, Tim Ream (Alfie Mawson, min.21) and Tosin Adarabioyo
Hull City: Matt Ingram, Randell Williams (Josh Emmanuel, min.46), Josh Magennis, Lewie Coyle, Matt Smith, Di’Shon Bernard, Keane Lewis-Potter, Greg Docherty (Andy Cannon, min.85), Richard Smallwood (Tom Eaves, min.77), Jacob Greaves and Callum Elder
Stadium: Craven Cottage
Goals: Aleksandar Mitrovic (1-0, min. 22) and Fabio Carvalho (2-0, min. 34)