A fixture of great importance as Fulham is one team to beat and see as a possible win, especially at home. Under the former Everton, Watford and Hull manager Marco Silva you have seen a more powerful team able to compete, as Fulham’s previous short returns to the top flight has been difficult relegation struggles.
Aleksandar Mitrovic is of course an important player, but there are other names that this season has showed top form and of course surprised to see The Cottagers as high as 7th in the table, in front of local rival Chelsea.
Brendan Rodgers must take the positives out of the game vs. Liverpool, because playing without James Maddison makes a huge difference in balance and creative options, of course great to see Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall taking further steps towards becoming a complete player at this level, but still not able to fill that gap completely.
Leicester will be without Maddison also for this fixture, but hopefully Brendan Rodgers will field a team capable of making it possible to grab all three points.
Match Pack – Stats & Facts
Injuries / Uncertainties / Suspensions:
LEI: Justin, Pereira, Evans, Praet, Maddison, Bertrand, Daka
FUL: Kurzawa, Solomon, Kebano
Head to Head:
Premier League; 09.03.2019, King Power, 3-1
Premier League; 30.11.2020, King Power, 1-2 (L)
Premier League; 03.02.2021, Craven Cottage, 2-0
Leicester City: Ward, Castagne, Thomas, Faes, Amartey, Ndidi, Dewsbury-Hall, Tielemans, Barnes, Vardy, Perez
Fulham: Leno; Tete, Diop, Ream, Robinson; Reed, Palhinha; Reid, Pereira, Willian; Mitrovic
Predicted Result: 2-0 (Win)
Players In Both Camps, Fulham
Focus On; Fulham
Nickname: The Cottagers
Manager: Marco Silva
Captain: Tom Cairney
Chairman: Shahid Khan
Kit Supplier: Adidas
Kit Sponsor: Fulham FC Foundation
Stadium: Craven Cottage
Fulham Football Club is an English professional football club based in Fulham, London, which compete in the Premier League. It has played home games at Craven Cottage since 1896, other than a two-year period spent at Loftus Road whilst Craven Cottage underwent redevelopments that were completed in 2004. It contests West London derby rivalries with Chelsea, Queens Park Rangers and Brentford. The club adopted a white shirt and black shorts as its kit in 1903,
which has been used ever since, read more
This specially designed shirt showcases a unique pattern on the sleeve cuff and collar represents the ebb and flow of the River Thames and celebrates the historic first phase opening of the new Riverside stand at Craven Cottage
Celebrating the community at the foundation of Fulham’s club success. A mixture of cultures combined with history to form on of English football’s modern giants.
From Haynes To Saha, many legends have grown on the Riverside and with the focus on the future, many more will. Elements of the past club DNA , kits worn by heroes and the club’s home for over a century are combined to tell the story of the club’s famous history by the riverside.
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Honours: Fulham have not been a massive collector of the top trophies during the years, and the two only finals of notice is the 1974/75 FA Cup final, ending runners-up to West Ham, and in 2009/10 reaching the final of Europa League, defeated by Atletico Madrid. They have won the 2nd tier three times.
1st Division / Premier League
Best Season: 2008/09, 7th PL
Division Two /One /Championship
Champions: 1948/49, 2000/01, 2021/22
Division Three / League One /
Champions: 1931/32, 1998/99
Europa Cup / Champions League: –
UEFA Cup / Inter Cities Fairs Cup: 2002/03
European Cup Winners Cup: 1964/65, 1971/72, 1974/75
Europa League: 2009/10 (R-up), 2011/12
UEFA Inter Toto Cup: 2002/03
Did You Know? Gus Mears, a businessman who owned a football field in London, met Henry Norris, the chairman of Fulham, in 1904 and offered his football ground for Fulham. Norris declined the offer and made the decision to stay at Craven Cottage. Gus Mears chose to build his own football club rather than rent his field after Norris’ refusal. In 1905, Mears set the foundation of Chelsea which became one of the biggest football teams in the world. We might say that Henry Norris indirectly contributed to the founding of Chelsea.
Most Appearances: (M) Johnny Haynes (1952-1970), 594
Most Goals: (F) Gordon Davies (1978-1984), 114
Other Famous Players: Louis Saha, George Cohen, Mark Schwarzer, Allan Clarke, Malcolm Macdonald, John Mitchell, Bobby Moore, George Best, Rodney Marsh, Alan Mullery, Steve Earle, Dimitar Berbatov, Brede Hangeland, John Arne Riise, Aaron Hughes, Bobby Robson, Jimmy Hill, Edwin van der Sar, Danny Murphy, Scott Parker
Record League win: 13-0 v Harrow Athletic, 15 Januar 1898
Record League defeat: 0-11 v Millwall Reserves, 25 December 1900
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