Date: 10th April 2016 at 11:08am
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Three wins in three games have almost seen those relegation fears dismissed.

However, although Fulham have taken nine points out of nine available, mathematically Fulham still need another five points to be safe.

Following the 2-1 win over Cardiff City, a win secured by a stoppage time winner from Emerson Hyndman, Slavisa Jokanovic had this to say,

‘We didn’t play a good football game in the first 45 minutes. That could be my mistake. Maybe my message was a bit confused. The second half was a game we want to play.

‘Today is Emerson Hyndman’s birthday. It’s a great present for himself and for all of us in the last moment of the game. He’s probably one of the more talented players.

‘I am little bit disappointed with myself that I haven’t found more minutes for him this season. He probably needs to be a little bit stronger for the Championship. But he will be a very good footballer for us.

‘We’ve had one perfect week where we’ve won three games but in front of us is five games more. Mathematically, we are 10 points ahead. It’s 15 points needed, so we need five points more to be 100 per cent sure.’


As for the Cardiff City manager, Russell Slade, he felt a little robbed by the late winner and had this to say,

‘We will keep going to the end. It’s a setback and we would have taken a precious point. We’ve given ourselves a mountain to climb but there’s still time to go.

‘A draw would have been a fair result. We took a few risks to get the three points and when you do that you leave yourself open a little bit. But they’ve scored as a result of a corner that we’ve not defended well enough.

‘It’s very frustrating that we’ve not been able to bridge that gap. We’ve had some real high level performances recently but where we want to be is certainly not impossible.

‘We’ll keep going. We’ve got a home game next week and all we can control is what’s in front of us.’


Here at Vital Fulham we`d like to wish Emerson Hyndman a belated Happy Birthday and thank him for the present he gave us with that late, stoppage time winner.