A second win on the bounce, with the Cottagers following up their success against Everton with a win away to Bournemouth, has raised optimism that Fulham, despite being relegated, can finish the season on something of a high.
Fulham arrived at the Vitality Stadium aware that their hosts, last time out, had travelled to the AMEX Stadium and beaten their south-coast rivals, Brighton and Hove Albion, 5-0.
That feat ensured that Scott Parker and his side would have known that a tough afternoon lay ahead.
However, Fulham showed that they do still have heart and the victory, courtesy of a penalty from Aleksandar Mitrovic, gave them a deserved three points.
After the game, talking to the media and as reported by the BBC, Scott had this to say about his sides’ performance, remarking:
“I asked the team if they could back up the performance against Everton and the challenge was: can we get the first away win and win two on the bounce?
“It was a fine performance last week and today was the same.”
It was and a first away win of the Premier League campaign allied with what is a rarity, a clean-sheet, sent the travelling support back to London hoping that the run can continue when Fulham entertain Cardiff City in their next match.
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