LONDON. Fulham demolishes Stoke City 3-0.
The match was played at the Craven Cottage stadium in London on Saturday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Jarred Gillett. The weather was clouds. The temperature was pleasant at 19.8 degrees Celsius or 67.71 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 62%.
Fulham started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up. On the other side, Stoke City adopted for a 3-5-2 formation.
Fulham – Formation
Marco Alexandre Saraiva da Silva decided to play with the following team: Paulo Gazzaniga, Denis Odoi, Tosin Adarabioyo, Tim Ream, Antonee Robinson, Joshua Onomah, Jean-Michaël Seri, Harry Wilson, Fabio Carvalho, Bobby Reid and Aleksandar Mitrović.
The home team had on the bench: Harrison Reed, Marek Rodák, Alfie Mawson, Joe Bryan, André Zambo Anguissa, Ivan Cavaleiro and Neeskens Kebano.
Stoke City – Formation
On the other side, Michael Saraiva da Silva played with: Josef Bursik, Leo Østigård, Harry Souttar, Ben Wilmot, Tommy Smith, Sam Clucas, Joe Allen, Mario Vrančić, Josh Tymon, Jacob Brown and Steven Fletcher.
They had on the bench: Morgan Fox, Sam Surridge, Romaine Sawyers, Jordan Thompson, Danny Batth, Alfie Doughty and Adam Davies.
- 50 Ball Possession 50
- 16 Total 10
- 6 On Target 3
- 10 Off Target 7
- 1 Shots blocked 0
- 91 Attack 109
- 43 Dangerous attack 48
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 1 Penalties 0
- 8 Corners 7
- 3 Off Sides 3
- 7 Total 9
- 0 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 3 Substitutions 3
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Fulham was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Stoke City that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.
After this match, Fulham will have 13 points to stay in the 2nd place. On the other side, Stoke City will stay with 10 points to stay in the 5th place.
In the next match in the Championship, Fulham will play away Blackpool on the 11th of September with a 2-0 head to head in favor of Fulham (4 draw). Stoke City will host Huddersfield Town on the 11th of September with a 3-1 head to head in favor of Stoke City (2 draw).