Fulham participant rankings: Tom Cairney exhibits his value as Cottagers battle vs West Ham

West Ham inflicted yet one more away day defeat on Fulham as a Javier Hernandez dealt with the ball, Issa Diop scored from a nook and Michail Antonio netted to win 3-1.

Fulham had a wonderful probability to open the scoring after simply minutes when Ryan Babel capitalised on a Pablo Zabaleta cross again, however he fired his shot straight at Lukasz Fabianski.

However he made amends only a minute later when Ryan Sessegnon was performed in down the left and put the ball into the six yard field, the place the ahead was ready to faucet it dwelling.

However regardless of a powerful opening Javier Hernandez obtained the facet degree when Sergio Rico fluffed a nook, with the ball discovering its method to the striker who regarded to deal with it into the underside nook of the web.

They obtained a second from a nook as soon as extra – Issa Diop obtained a run on Sessegnon and rose highest to nod dwelling previous Rico.

They usually lastly obtained the third to kill the sport off when West Ham broke on Fulham, with Antonio rising highest to nod dwelling.

Here is how we rated the facet:

Sergio Rico – 3

Made an actual muck up of the nook that led to West Ham’s equaliser. Appeared like he was missing confidence all recreation and regarded very suspect when he got here for cross with no actual management of his field.

Denis Odoi – 4

His marking was poor for the corners whereas he struggled to include Felipe Anderson down the appropriate hand facet, letting too many crosses like on the left.

Tim Ream – 3

Was all at sea for the crosses into the field for the corners and struggled in defence all night time lengthy.

Havard Nordtveit – 4

ot an important debut for Nordtveit – he did okay however did not actually present something that not one of the different defenders at Fulham haven’t got.

Joe Bryan – 4

Endured a tricky time on the left towards Zabaleta and Antonio, struggling to include the pair and permitting too many crosses into the field. Was additionally crushed a good few occasions too.

Calum Chambers – 5

Did not have his regular recreation in entrance of the again 4 and struggled to cope with West Ham’s attacking gamers throughout the recreation.

Jean-Michael Seri – 5

Did rather well to place Sessegnon down the left within the construct as much as the primary aim. Had an excellent half by all accounts and regarded first rate on the ball however was hauled off for Anguissa at half time.

Tom Cairney – 7

Was moved into his favoured midfield place and it confirmed – he was Fulham’s greatest participant within the second half as he obtained on the ball and regarded to make issues occur.

Ryan Babel – 5

Missed a wonderful probability however made up for it minutes later when he obtained on the tip of Ryan Sessegnon’s cross. Did not have an excessive amount of influence as the sport progressed.

Ryan Sessegnon – 4

Pretty ball throughout the face of aim for the opener. Did properly within the opening however struggled because the half progressed to cope with Zabaleta’s runs. Misplaced observe of Diop for the second aim.

Aleksandar Mitrovic – 6

Battled properly all through the sport as he normally does however the hole between him and the midfield was so massive that he not often had any assist to assist him.


Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa – 5

Broke up play a couple of occasions however did not actually have a lot influence after approaching at half time.

Lazar Markovic  – 5

Obtained the ball out vast occasionally and had a couple of first rate touches however regarded like he struggled to stand up to tempo with the velocity of the sport.

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