Fulham v Liverpool: Premier League – stay! | Premier League

Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson leads his teammates out before the match.

Key occasions

39 min: Luis Diaz will get the higher of Kenny Tete down the left flank and unleashes a shot from a good angle. It hits the surface of the far submit.

36 min: At fault for Liverpool’s aim, Trent Alexander-Arnold tries to make amends. He fizzes one other cross into the Fulham penalty space however Luis Diaz is unable to attach.

34 min: Liverpool’s gamers and their supervisor are complaioning about what they felt was a foul by Joao Palhinha on Jordan Henderson very early within the build-up to the aim.

In addition they really feel Kenny Tete was offside when he launched into his run down the appropriate flank. Palhinha could have unintentionally trod on Henderson’s foot as the 2 gamers have been tussling for the ball however Tete was positively onside.

GOAL! Fulham 1-0 Liverpool (Mitrovic 32)

Fulham take the lead!!! Aleksandar Mitrovic opens his account for the season to provide Fulham a lead they deserve. He leaps above Trent Alexander-Arnold on the far submit to move house a deflected Tete cross from the appropriate.

31 min: Below a dropping ball, Harrison Reed has a shot on the volley from about 16 yards out blocked by Andy Robertson. It was heading in the right direction.

29 min: Marek Rodak launches a fast counter-attack, sending the ball lengthy to Pereira, who wins a nook for Fulham. Pereira’s supply to the close to submit virtually catches Alisson out however hits the side-netting.

29 min: Trent Alexander-Arnold’s nook is headed clear by Aleksandar Mitrovic.

27 min: Neeskens Kebano is penalised for a foul on Luis Diaz. The free-kick, taken by Andy Robertson out huge by the touchline, is put out for a nook by Tosin.

26 min: Within the scramble following that Ream likelihood, Palhinha had a low shot deflected huge. Nothing comes from the nook.

24 min: Tim Ream will get the run on his marker and his head to the ball when Andreas Pereira curls a free-kick from deep throughout the Liverpool penalty space. Joel Matip will get sufficient on the ball to dam.

22 min: One other cross from Alexander-Arnold, which Mo Salah tries to flick house from a place in entrance of the close to submit. Behind him, Jordan Henderson was in a a lot better place and screamed for the Egyptian to go away it however his request went ignored.

20 min: Liverpool are beginning to impose themselves however have but to hit their stride. Trent Alexander-Arnold provides the ball away, with Joao Palhinha the beneficiary on this event.

18 min: Trent Alexander-Arnold whips a cross from the appropriate to the far submit however it’s headed clear by Tosin. Alexander-Arnold is getting additional up the pitch, giving Fulham’s defence loads to consider.

17 min: Kenny Tete slides via Luis Diaz, sending him skywards. He will get a stern talking-to and a yellow card from the referee.

15 min: Oof! Rodak is compelled to save lots of from shut vary from Andy Robertson, who was miles offside when he acquired the via ball from Bobby Firmino. The ball breaks to Luis Diaz, who curls a magnificence into the highest nook however it gained’t rely due to Robinson’s offside within the build-up.

14 min: Liverpool advance via the centre however Luis Diaz has the ball nicked off his toe by Tosin Adarabioyo, who clears.

11 min: Liverpool are having fun with the lion’s share of possession however Fulham’s gamers are busy hustling and harrying, not giving them any time to decide on the ball. With it being a extremely popular day, so early within the season when no one is at full health, how lengthy will they be capable to stick with it?

10 min: Andy Robertson heads the ball out for a throw-in deep in Liverpool territory as Fulham attempt to assault down the appropriate flank.

8 min: Antonee Robinson tries to advance up the left for Fulham however is dispossessed by Jordan Henderson, who sends the ball into the stand.

7 min: The opening minutes have been performed virtually completely in Liverpool’s half of the pitch however Thiago boots it excessive and lengthy attempting to select Mo Salah’s run on the appropriate wing. He overhits his go and sends the ball bouncing huge.

5 min: That is vastly spectacular from Fulham, who’re exhibiting no indicators of being cowed by their exalted opposition. They win a nook when Joel Matip places the ball out of play. Joel Matip heads the inswinger clear.

3 min: It was Trent Alexander-Arnold who gave the ball away beneath stress from Bobby Reed to current Mitrovic with that early likelihood and Fulham proceed their good begin when Neeskens Kebano receives a pss from Andreas Pereira and sends a cross from the appropriate flashing throughout the face of the Liverpool aim. Offside.

1 min: Aleksandar Mitrovic latches on to a rogue go, advances and steers a low shot huge of the far submit. A brilliant begin for Fulham.

Fulham v Liverpool is go …

1 min: Liverpool get the ball rolling and virtually instantly win a throw-in close to the midway line.

Not lengthy now: Andy Madley and his fellow officers lead each side out on to the Craven Cottage sward and so they line up forward of the final of the pre-match formalities. Kick-off is only a few handshakes, a coin-toss away and a shrill blast of referee Madley’s whistle away.

Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson leads his teammates out before the match.
The gamers take to the pitch. {Photograph}: Peter Cziborra/Motion Photographs/Reuters
Fulham fans show their scarves.
Fulham followers cheer their group. {Photograph}: Ian Walton/AP

Fulham’s ticket costs: There was a lot dissatisfaction amongst followers on this explicit topic in the course of the summer season months. Should you don’t have a season card, the most cost effective grownup ticket for at present’s sport is £65 (rising to £100!), whereas essentially the most inexpensive little one ticket is £35.

On BT Sport, Lynsey Hipgrave reveals that neither Tony Khan, the membership’s vice-chairman, nor CEO Alistair McIntosh have been ready to talk to the community about these extortionate costs in the course of the week.

Within the spirit of whataboutery whereas with reference to gouging soccer followers, may I counsel that BT Sport ought to take a look at their subscription charges and maybe get their very own home so as earlier than pointing the finger at others.

Darwin Nunez
Liverpool’s Darwin Nunez lets ready followers know what number of targets he expects Liverpool to spank previous Fulham. {Photograph}: Adam Davy/PA

Fulham v Liverpool line-ups

Fulham: Rodak, Tete, Adarabioyo, Ream, Robinson, Reed, Joao Palhinha, Reid, Andreas Pereira, Kebano, Mitrovic.

Subs: Solomon, Leno, Duffy, Mbabu, Cairney, Rodrigo Muniz, Francois, Harris, Stansfield.

Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Fabinho, Thiago, Salah, Firmino, Diaz.

Subs: Gomez, Milner, Adrian, Elliott, Nunez, Carvalho, van den Berg, Bajcetic, Chambers.

Referee: Andrew Madley (West Yorkshire)

Early group information

Within the absence of Harry Wilson, Neeskens Kebano begins for Fulham. Just lately arrived from Arsenal, goalkeeper Bernd Leno is among the many substitutes, with Marek Rodak beginning between the sticks. Joao Palhina begins in midfield following his arrival from Sporting and his fellow beginner Andreas Perreira can be within the facet. Their fellow summer season recruits Shane Duffy, Kevin Mbabu and Manor Solomon are all on the bench.

Alisson is again for Liverpool however in any other case it’s as you have been from the Group Protect final Saturday.Bobby Firmino will lead the Liverpool line, whereas new boy Darwin Nunez has to accept a spot on the bench.

Right this moment’s match officers

  • Referee: Andy Madley
  • Assistants: Dan Prepare dinner and Derek Eaton
  • Fourth Official: Tony Harrington
  • VAR: Stuart Attwell
Andy Madley
Andy Madley is in command of sustaining order at Craven Cottage this afternoon. {Photograph}: Andy Rain/EPA

Harm information

Fulham have been dealt an early season hammer-blow with the information that Harry Wilson may very well be out for a minimum of two months with a knee damage the Wales worldwide suffered in a behind-closed-doors pleasant in opposition to Wolves. Joe Bryan has a damaged hand and appears prone to miss out, whereas Nathan Chalobah can be sidelined.

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson is anticipated to return from damage to face Fulham however his Irish understudy Caoimhin Kelleher is out with a groin damage and is, in response to his supervisor Jurgen Klopp, nonetheless “just a few weeks away”.

Diogo Jota missed the whole lot of Liverpool’s pre-season with a hamstring damage he picked up on worldwide obligation earlier in the summertime, whereas Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ibrahim Konate, Kostas Tsimikas and Curtis Jones have all been dominated out for at present’s sport. Naby Keita has been sick however may function.

Premier League: Fulham v Liverpool

With one sport down and simply 379 to go, the brand new Premier League season continues with Fulham welcoming Liverpool to Craven Cottage. It’s a frightening prospect for west London facet, whose supervisor Marco Silva bemoaned the shortage of recent faces in his squad earlier this week. Since bolstered by the arrival of central defender Shane Duffy on mortgage from Brighton, Fulham hope to shake off their repute as a yo-yo membership by avoiding a direct return to the Championship.

In contrast, their guests firing on most – if not all – cylinders within the Group Protect final weekend and can be hoping to go one higher than final season by successful the league. In a fairly frank chat with the press, Silva admitted his squad will not be prepared to start out the season however a prolonged Liverpool damage record could give him some hope of taking one thing from this sport. Kick-off at Craven Cottage is at 12.30pm however keep tuned within the meantime for group information and build-up.

Craven Cottage
Craven Cottage bathed in August sunshine. {Photograph}: Adam Davy/PA