Huddersfield 1 – Fulham 5- The Cottagers, merciless at John Smith’s Stadium

Huddersfield Town vs. Fulham

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Fulham enjoyed a mesmerising away victory against Huddersfield at John Smith’s Stadium on Saturday. Both Huddersfield and Fulham arrived on the back of wins. Huddersfield were looking to continue their run after winning their previous two games in the league. The most recent was against the Reading at home (4-0), the other to Sheffield United away (2-1). Fulham were coming from consecutive wins against Stoke City and Hull City. As things stand, Huddersfield are in 4th place on the table and has 10 points while Fulham sit in 1st with 13 points after 2 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Fulham, with Aleksandar Mitrovic opening the rout in the 9th minute. The Cottagers looked to have the game under control when they scored again and incerased their lead, thanks to a goal from Joshua Onomah in the 37th minute to establish a 2-0. However, Huddersfield weren’t lying down and managed to pull back a goal from Matty Pearson in the 41st minute. However, Fulham secured the points emphatically, with a goal from Fabio Carvalho just before half-time, which saw the first half end 1-3.

Fulham continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Ivan Cavaleiro in the 78th minute. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a second effort from Ivan Cavaleiro just before the final whistle with a final score of 5-1.

Huddersfield brought on Scott High, Fraizer Campbell and Jordan Rhodes for Alex Vallejo, Danny Ward and Duane Holmes. Fulham brought on Andre Zambo Anguissa, Ivan Cavaleiro and Tyrese Francois, to replace Fabio Carvalho, Joshua Onomah and Jean Seri.

The referee booked Levi Colwill from Huddersfield. Fulham had the worst of it though, with Bobby Reid seeing yellow, and Harry Wilson then sent off with a red.

Next up, Huddersfield are away to Stoke City, whilst Fulham will travel to face Blackpool.

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