Saturday 21 February 2015, 3:00pm at The Den, London
Millwall
0
Fulham FC
Fulham
0

72' Yellow Card

Nadjim Abdou Card was given for a foul

58' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Gary Taylor-Fletcher
Off:Aiden O'Brien

69' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Ricardo Fuller
Off:Martyn Woolford

86' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Ed Upson
Off:Michael Tonge

57' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Bryan Ruiz
Off:Alexander Kacaniklic

81' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Seko Fofana
Off:Ryan Tunnicliffe

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Fulham ended a run of four successive away defeats in the league with a hard-earned 0-0 draw at Millwall.

Fulham ended a run of four successive away defeats in the league with a hard-earned 0-0 draw at Millwall.

In a game of few chances, Lee Gregory turned an early opportunity over, while Alexander Kačaniklić saw a first-half shot well saved by David Forde and the Swede and Hugo Rodallega both hit the side netting before the opening 45 minutes were out.

Bryan Ruiz entered the action just before the hour mark and showed some superb touches to open up the Millwall defence. Rodallega thought he’d won the game late on when he turned home Kostas Stafylidis’ cross, only for a late flag to go up for offside as both sides were forced to settle for a point.

Kit Symons named an unchanged starting XI to the team that lost 2-1 at home to Ipswich Town last weekend. Sean Kavanagh did return from a knee injury to take a place on the bench as Jack Grimmer was left out of the matchday 18.

In a scrappy opening to the game, Marcus Bettinelli was tested with a couple of deep crosses, before a stretching Gregory missed the first real chance of the game in the 12th minute as the striker could only volley Jimmy Abdou’s cross over the bar from a few yards out.

At the other end, Lasse Vigen Christensen played a one-two with Ross McCormack right on the touchline and burst clear from Dan Harding. He continued his run into the box and pulled the ball back to Kačaniklić whose right-footed effort was saved one-handed by Forde.

Martyn Woolford then saw a shot blocked by Scott Parker, before a Diego Fabbrini cross fizzed across the face of goal. The lively Fabbrini tested Bettinelli from 20 yards but the keeper got behind the effort to collect comfortably.

Fulham fans thought Kačaniklić had put the visitors in front at the far end in the 38th minute but the winger’s shot from Parker’s cross rippled the side-netting. Rodallega did likewise as he ran onto Parker’s throughball in the 42nd minute. His swerving shot best Forde but whistled the wrong side of the post.

The game was opening up. Gregory got in behind but was held up by Nikolay Bodurov. The Millwall man managed to pull the ball back to Abdou who scuffed his shot and the danger was cleared with Fulham breaking three-on-two. McCormack, however, opted to go for goal when a pass to Christensen might have been a better option and Forde easily saved the Scot’s shot from distance.

Millwall started the second half the brighter side but a succession of blocks and brave defending kept the Lions at bay.

A quick Fulham counter from a Millwall corner in the 58th minute opened up the home defence but the Lions eventually scrambled Ryan Tunnicliffe’s cross behind. Before the corner could be taken, Ruiz replaced Kačaniklić.

The Whites were enjoying a good spell of possession, with Ruiz pulling the strings in midfield. The first booking of the day went the way of Abdou in the 72nd minute for catching Tunnicliffe.

With nine minutes to go, a wonderful pass by Ruiz sent McCormack scampering down the left. He pulled it back for Christensen who shot high into the stand behind. Fulham then made a second change, Seko Fofana coming on for Tunnicliffe.

Despite Fulham’s pressure, Millwall almost went in front with seven minutes left but Michael Tonge’s volley from just outside the area flew inches wide. Stafylidis may have got a touch on the line.

At the other end, Rodallega bundled a Stafylidis cross into the net and wheeled away, only for the assistant referee to flag for offside.

Gregory got a header wrong from Ricardo Fuller’s cross as the clock ticked into the 90th minute and the final whistle soon sounded as the spoils were shared in South-East London.

Match Information

Competition: Sky Bet Championship

Date: Saturday 21 February 2015
Kick-off: 3:00pm

Venue: The Den, London
Attendance: 12,707

Referee: Keith Hill

Millwall

Line-up: Forde; Abdou, Dunne, Hooiveld, Harding; Tonge (Upson 86'), Williams; Woolford (Fuller 69'), Fabbrini, O'Brien (Taylor-Fletcher 58'); Gregory

Unused substitutes: King, Beevers, Nelson, Maierhofer

Manager: Ian Holloway

Fulham

Line-up: Bettinelli; Richards, Hutchinson, Bodurov, Stafylidis; Parker; Christensen, Tunnicliffe (Fofana 81'); Kacaniklic (Ruiz 57'); Rodallega, McCormack

Unused substitutes: Kiraly, Kavanagh, Burn, Roberts, Woodrow

Manager: Kit Symons

As It Stood Table

Pos Club Pl Pts
1 Derby County 32 62
2 Middlesbrough 32 60
3 A.F.C. Bournemouth 32 59
4 Ipswich Town 32 57
5 Norwich City 32 56
6 Watford 32 56
7 Brentford 32 55
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 32 51
9 Nottingham Forest 32 44
10 Blackburn Rovers 32 44
11 Leeds United 32 41
12 Sheffield Wednesday 32 40
13 Reading 32 40
14 Charlton Athletic 32 39
15 Birmingham City 32 39
16 Huddersfield Town 32 39
17 Cardiff City 32 38
18 Bolton Wanderers 32 37
19 Fulham 32 36
20 Brighton and Hove Albion 32 34
21 Rotherham United 32 34
22 Millwall 32 31
23 Wigan Athletic 32 25
24 Blackpool 32 22
Goals
0
0
Total Shots
16
12
Shots On Target
3
2
Passing Accuracy
77%
72%
Fouls
14
13
Corners
5
4
Offsides
1
2
Bookings
1
0
Sending Offs
0
0
Millwall (4-2-3-1)
  • 1David Forde
  • 26Nadjim Abdou
  • 2Alan Dunne
  • 5Jos Hooiveld
  • 21Dan Harding
  • 28Michael Tonge
  • 6Shaun Williams
  • 11Martyn Woolford
  • 8Diego Fabbrini
  • 22Aiden O'Brien
  • 9Lee Gregory
Substitutes
  • 41Tom King
  • 16Mark Beevers
  • 35Sid Nelson
  • 15Ed Upson
  • 19Ricardo Fuller
  • 29Gary Taylor-Fletcher
  • 42Stefan Maierhofer
Manager
  • Ian Holloway
Fulham (4-4-2 (Diamond))
  • 40Marcus Bettinelli
  • 29Ashley Richards
  • 4Shaun Hutchinson
  • 6Nikolay Bodurov
  • 3Konstantinos Stafylidis
  • 8Scott Parker
  • 21Lasse Vigen Christensen
  • 19Ryan Tunnicliffe
  • 11Alexander Kacaniklic
  • 20Hugo Rodallega
  • 44Ross McCormack
Substitutes
  • 1Gabor Kiraly
  • 32Sean Kavanagh
  • 33Dan Burn
  • 12Seko Fofana
  • 14Patrick Roberts
  • 10Bryan Ruiz
  • 16Cauley Woodrow
Manager
  • Kit Symons
Goals
0
0
Total shots
0
0
Ball played into the final third of the pitch
0
0
Minutes played by player
0
0
Assists from open play
0
0
Crosses
0
0
Tackles
0
0
Successful aerial duels
0
0
Duel over the possession of the ball where a player wins the ball
0
0
Pass forwards
0
0
Successful dribbles
0
0
Sum of all a players ball events
0
0
Accurate passes
0
0
Key passes
0
0
Player intercepts a pass
0
0
Goalkeeper saves
0
0
Goalkeeper catches a cross
0
0
  • Match ends, Millwall 0, Fulham 0.
  • 90'+3' Second Half ends, Millwall 0, Fulham 0.
  • 90'+3' Attempt missed. Ricardo Fuller (Millwall) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Dan Harding with a cross.
  • 90'+2' Shaun Williams (Millwall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90'+2' Foul by Hugo Rodallega (Fulham).
  • 90'+1' Attempt blocked. Ross McCormack (Fulham) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Lasse Vigen Christensen.
  • 89' Attempt missed. Ed Upson (Millwall) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Shaun Williams with a cross.
  • 86' Substitution, Millwall. Ed Upson replaces Michael Tonge.
  • 85' Attempt missed. Ross McCormack (Fulham) left footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Seko Fofana.
  • 84' Attempt blocked. Diego Fabbrini (Millwall) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by David Forde.
  • 84' Offside, Fulham. Konstantinos Stafylidis tries a through ball, but Hugo Rodallega is caught offside.
  • 83' Attempt saved. Jos Hooiveld (Millwall) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Michael Tonge with a cross.
  • 82' Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Ashley Richards.
  • 82' Attempt blocked. Michael Tonge (Millwall) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 82' Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Nikolay Bodurov.
  • 81' Substitution, Fulham. Seko Fofana replaces Ryan Tunnicliffe.
  • 81' Attempt missed. Lasse Vigen Christensen (Fulham) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Ross McCormack.
  • 79' Attempt blocked. Michael Tonge (Millwall) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Diego Fabbrini.
  • 76' Foul by Ricardo Fuller (Millwall).
  • 76' Konstantinos Stafylidis (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 76' Attempt missed. Jos Hooiveld (Millwall) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Shaun Williams following a set piece situation.
  • 75' Ricardo Fuller (Millwall) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 75' Foul by Konstantinos Stafylidis (Fulham).
  • 74' Foul by Shaun Williams (Millwall).
  • 74' Bryan Ruiz (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 73' Attempt missed. Ricardo Fuller (Millwall) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right.
  • 72' Nadjim Abdou (Millwall) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 72' Foul by Nadjim Abdou (Millwall).
  • 72' Ryan Tunnicliffe (Fulham) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 69' Substitution, Millwall. Ricardo Fuller replaces Martyn Woolford.
  • 68' Foul by Gary Taylor-Fletcher (Millwall).
  • 68' Konstantinos Stafylidis (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 68' Attempt blocked. Hugo Rodallega (Fulham) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Lasse Vigen Christensen.
  • 67' Diego Fabbrini (Millwall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 67' Foul by Ryan Tunnicliffe (Fulham).
  • 66' Foul by Michael Tonge (Millwall).
  • 66' Bryan Ruiz (Fulham) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 64' Dan Harding (Millwall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 64' Foul by Hugo Rodallega (Fulham).
  • 63' Hand ball by Nadjim Abdou (Millwall).
  • 58' Substitution, Millwall. Gary Taylor-Fletcher replaces Aiden O'Brien.
  • 57' Substitution, Fulham. Bryan Ruiz replaces Alexander Kacaniklic.
  • 57' Corner, Fulham. Conceded by Jos Hooiveld.
  • 57' Attempt blocked. Hugo Rodallega (Fulham) right footed shot from very close range is blocked.
  • 56' Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Shaun Hutchinson.
  • 55' Foul by Lee Gregory (Millwall).
  • 55' Alexander Kacaniklic (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 53' Foul by Michael Tonge (Millwall).
  • 53' Ross McCormack (Fulham) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 51' Diego Fabbrini (Millwall) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 51' Foul by Alexander Kacaniklic (Fulham).
  • 50' Offside, Millwall. Michael Tonge tries a through ball, but Nadjim Abdou is caught offside.
  • 49' Shaun Williams (Millwall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 49' Foul by Alexander Kacaniklic (Fulham).
  • 48' Foul by Diego Fabbrini (Millwall).
  • 48' Shaun Hutchinson (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 47' Foul by Aiden O'Brien (Millwall).
  • 47' Ashley Richards (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 46' Attempt missed. Diego Fabbrini (Millwall) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Dan Harding with a cross.
  • Second Half begins Millwall 0, Fulham 0.
  • 45'+2' First Half ends, Millwall 0, Fulham 0.
  • 45'+1' Attempt missed. Ross McCormack (Fulham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Lasse Vigen Christensen with a cross.
  • 45' Attempt missed. Alexander Kacaniklic (Fulham) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Konstantinos Stafylidis.
  • 44' Attempt saved. Ross McCormack (Fulham) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Konstantinos Stafylidis.
  • 44' Attempt missed. Nadjim Abdou (Millwall) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Lee Gregory.
  • 42' Attempt blocked. Diego Fabbrini (Millwall) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Aiden O'Brien.
  • 41' Attempt missed. Hugo Rodallega (Fulham) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Scott Parker.
  • 41' Attempt blocked. Shaun Williams (Millwall) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 38' Attempt blocked. Diego Fabbrini (Millwall) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Alan Dunne.
  • 38' Attempt missed. Alexander Kacaniklic (Fulham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Scott Parker with a cross.
  • 35' Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Nikolay Bodurov.
  • 33' Diego Fabbrini (Millwall) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 33' Foul by Scott Parker (Fulham).
  • 31' Foul by Lee Gregory (Millwall).
  • 31' Shaun Hutchinson (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 28' Attempt saved. Diego Fabbrini (Millwall) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Dan Harding.
  • 24' Corner, Fulham. Conceded by Lee Gregory.
  • 24' Corner, Fulham. Conceded by Diego Fabbrini.
  • 24' Attempt blocked. Ross McCormack (Fulham) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Hugo Rodallega with a headed pass.
  • 23' Foul by Shaun Williams (Millwall).
  • 23' Ryan Tunnicliffe (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 21' Attempt blocked. Martyn Woolford (Millwall) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Aiden O'Brien.
  • 19' Aiden O'Brien (Millwall) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 19' Foul by Ryan Tunnicliffe (Fulham).
  • 18' Nadjim Abdou (Millwall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 18' Foul by Alexander Kacaniklic (Fulham).
  • 17' Attempt saved. Alexander Kacaniklic (Fulham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lasse Vigen Christensen.
  • 14' Foul by Alan Dunne (Millwall).
  • 14' Ross McCormack (Fulham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 13' Hand ball by Hugo Rodallega (Fulham).
  • 12' Attempt missed. Lee Gregory (Millwall) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Nadjim Abdou with a cross.
  • 11' Offside, Fulham. Hugo Rodallega tries a through ball, but Alexander Kacaniklic is caught offside.
  • 8' Corner, Millwall. Conceded by Lasse Vigen Christensen.
  • 7' Foul by Aiden O'Brien (Millwall).
  • 7' Scott Parker (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 6' Diego Fabbrini (Millwall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 6' Foul by Konstantinos Stafylidis (Fulham).
  • 5' Corner, Fulham. Conceded by Michael Tonge.
  • 5' Diego Fabbrini (Millwall) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 5' Foul by Ryan Tunnicliffe (Fulham).
  • 2' Diego Fabbrini (Millwall) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 2' Foul by Scott Parker (Fulham).
  • First Half begins.
  • Lineups are announced and players are warming up.