Saturday 21 April 2007, 3:00pm at Craven Cottage, London
Barclays Premier League
Fulham FC
Fulham
1
Montella 10'
Blackburn Rovers
Blackburn Rovers
1
Benni McCarthy 61'
Vincenzo Montella gets on the scoresheet but it isn't enough to take the three points against Blackburn at Craven Cottage, as the game ends 1-1.

10' Goal

Vincenzo Montella

20' Yellow Card

Michael Brown Card was given for a foul

72' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Wayne Routledge
Off:Vincenzo Montella

76' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Moritz Volz
Off:Philippe Christanval

83' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Clint Dempsey
Off:Tomasz Radzinski

61' Goal

Benni McCarthy

90' Yellow Card

David Bentley Card was given for a foul

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90:00: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, clearance by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn).

90:00: Goal kick taken long by Brad Friedel(Blackburn).

90:00: Yellow Card - Foul by David Dunn(Blackburn) on Wayne Routledge(Fulham). David Bentley(Blackburn) booked for dissent. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play. Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to far post, header by Zat Knight(Fulham) from right side of six-yard box (6 yards), missed right.

89:53: Header by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) from centre of penalty area (6 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Brad Friedel(Blackburn).

89:25: Foul by Ryan Nelsen(Blackburn) on Brian McBride(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) from right channel, resulting in open play.

88:57: Cross by Jason Roberts(Blackburn), header by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn) from centre of penalty area (6 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

87:53: Corner from right by-line taken short left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn).

87:37: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Stephen Warnock(Blackburn). Direct free kick taken left-footed by David Dunn(Blackburn) from own half, resulting in open play.

87:22: Defending throw-in by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn).

86:41: Foul by Benedict McCarthy(Blackburn) on Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

85:48: Attacking throw-in by Clinton Dempsey(Fulham).

85:05: Defending throw-in by Michael Brown(Fulham).

84:43: Attacking throw-in by Wayne Routledge(Fulham).

84:21: Defending throw-in by Brett Emerton(Blackburn).

Substitution made82:39: Substitution - Foul by Wayne Routledge(Fulham) on David Bentley(Blackburn). Fulham substitution: Tomasz Radzinski replaced by Clinton Dempsey (tactical). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Brett Emerton(Blackburn) from right channel, resulting in open play.

81:55: Foul by Jason Roberts(Blackburn) on Moritz Volz(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

81:40: Cross by Wayne Routledge(Fulham), save (caught) by Brad Friedel(Blackburn).

80:55: Outswinging corner from left by-line taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn) to near post, clearance by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

80:35: Foul by Wayne Routledge(Fulham) on Brett Emerton(Blackburn). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Aaron Mokoena(Blackburn) from left channel, passed.

80:00: Outswinging corner from left by-line taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn) to near post, clearance by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham).

78:36: Foul by Jason Roberts(Blackburn) on Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

77:32: Shot by David Dunn(Blackburn) right-footed from left channel (25 yards), blocked by Zat Knight(Fulham). Shot by Michael Brown(Fulham) curled right-footed from left side of penalty area (12 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Brad Friedel(Blackburn).

77:03: Shot by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn) drilled right-footed from left channel (18 yards), save (tipped round post) by Antti Niemi(Fulham). Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by David Bentley(Blackburn) to near post, clearance by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham).

76:32: Foul by Wayne Routledge(Fulham) on Ryan Nelsen(Blackburn). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Brad Friedel(Blackburn) from own half, resulting in open play.

76:16: Attacking throw-in by David Bentley(Blackburn).

Substitution made75:48: Substitution - Fulham substitution: Philippe Christanval replaced by Moritz Volz (tactical).

75:25: Attacking throw-in by Brett Emerton(Blackburn).

74:51: Foul by Ryan Nelsen(Blackburn) on Brian McBride(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from right channel, resulting in open play.

74:28: Shot by Benedict McCarthy(Blackburn) drilled left-footed from left channel (18 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

73:58: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

72:35: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on David Dunn(Blackburn). Free kick crossed right-footed by David Bentley(Blackburn) from right channel, clearance by Philippe Christanval(Fulham). Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by David Bentley(Blackburn) to near post, clearance by Liam Rosenior(Fulham). Corner from left by-line taken short right-footed by David Bentley(Blackburn).

Substitution made70:15: Substitution - Foul by Aaron Mokoena(Blackburn) on Simon Davies(Fulham). Free kick curled left-footed by Vincenzo Montella(Fulham) from left channel (25 yards), blocked by Brett Emerton(Blackburn). Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, foul by Vincenzo Montella(Fulham) on Stephen Warnock(Blackburn). Fulham substitution: Vincenzo Montella replaced by Wayne Routledge (tactical). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Brad Friedel(Blackburn) from own half, resulting in open play.

69:38: Jason Roberts(Blackburn) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

69:04: Correction - Attacking throw-in by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn).

69:04: Attacking throw-in by David Dunn(Blackburn).

68:38: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn) to far post, clearance by Simon Davies(Fulham).

68:33: Attacking throw-in by David Bentley(Blackburn).

67:58: Goal kick taken long by Brad Friedel(Blackburn).

67:21: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, resulting in open play.

65:01: Shot by Brian McBride(Fulham) drilled left-footed from left channel (25 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Brad Friedel(Blackburn).

63:57: Shot by Jason Roberts(Blackburn) right-footed from right side of penalty area (12 yards), blocked by Zat Knight(Fulham). Benedict McCarthy(Blackburn) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

63:14: Shot by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham) drilled right-footed from left side of penalty area (18 yards), save (caught) by Brad Friedel(Blackburn).

62:04: Foul by Jason Roberts(Blackburn) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Philippe Christanval(Fulham) from right channel, resulting in open play. Shot by Simon Davies(Fulham) drilled right-footed from right channel (25 yards), save (caught) by Brad Friedel(Blackburn).

61:37: Attacking throw-in by Simon Davies(Fulham).

61:16: Attacking throw-in by Simon Davies(Fulham).

61:11: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

60:15: Goal - Goal by Benedict McCarthy(Blackburn) left-footed (high centre of goal) from centre of penalty area (6 yards).Fulham 1-1 Blackburn. Assist (cross) by Stephen Warnock(Blackburn) from left by-line.

59:15: Foul by Brett Emerton(Blackburn) on Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from left channel, resulting in open play.

58:53: Defending throw-in by Brett Emerton(Blackburn).

58:37: Attacking throw-in by Michael Brown(Fulham).

56:20: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn) to near post, clearance by Liam Rosenior(Fulham). Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn) to far post, resulting in ball out of play. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

55:57: Foul by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) on Benedict McCarthy(Blackburn). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Stephen Warnock(Blackburn) from left wing, resulting in open play.

55:11: Shot by Aaron Mokoena(Blackburn) drilled right-footed from right channel (18 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

54:13: Defending throw-in by Stephen Warnock(Blackburn).

53:33: Defending throw-in by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn).

53:19: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

52:00: Foul by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) on David Bentley(Blackburn). Free kick drilled left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn) from right wing (25 yards), hit wall. Benedict McCarthy(Blackburn) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

51:45: Attacking throw-in by Brett Emerton(Blackburn).

51:37: Attacking throw-in by Brett Emerton(Blackburn).

51:15: Attacking throw-in by Brett Emerton(Blackburn).

50:55: Attacking throw-in by Brett Emerton(Blackburn).

50:06: Shot by Jason Roberts(Blackburn) volleyed right-footed from left channel (30 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

49:09: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

48:04: Shot by Christopher Samba(Blackburn) drilled right-footed from centre of penalty area (12 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

47:32: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by David Bentley(Blackburn) to centre, clearance by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham).

47:18: Attacking throw-in by Stephen Warnock(Blackburn).

46:30: Shot by Benedict McCarthy(Blackburn) volleyed right-footed from right channel (20 yards), hit bar. Shot by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn) right-footed from left side of six-yard box (6 yards), save (caught) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

45:56: Shot by Simon Davies(Fulham) left-footed from left side of penalty area (12 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Brad Friedel(Blackburn).

45:35: Foul by Brett Emerton(Blackburn) on Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Michael Brown(Fulham) from left wing, passed.

45:00: Defending throw-in by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

45:00: Foul by Brian McBride(Fulham) on Stephen Warnock(Blackburn). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Brad Friedel(Blackburn) from own half, resulting in open play.

45:00: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

45:00: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

44:17: Attacking throw-in by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn).

43:44: Foul by Brian McBride(Fulham) on Christopher Samba(Blackburn). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Brad Friedel(Blackburn) from own half, resulting in open play.

43:05: Benedict McCarthy(Blackburn) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

41:40: Attacking throw-in by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn).

41:19: Foul by Simon Davies(Fulham) on Stephen Warnock(Blackburn). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Stephen Warnock(Blackburn) from own half, resulting in open play.

40:47: Foul by David Dunn(Blackburn) on Zat Knight(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

40:36: Attacking throw-in by Stephen Warnock(Blackburn).

40:13: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

39:30: Shot by Benedict McCarthy(Blackburn) drilled right-footed from right channel (20 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

38:54: Defending throw-in by Brett Emerton(Blackburn).

36:51: Shot by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) right-footed from right channel (25 yards), resulting in open play. Shot by Michael Brown(Fulham) right-footed from centre of penalty area (12 yards), fantastic save (tipped round post) by Brad Friedel(Blackburn). Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to near post, save (punched) by Brad Friedel(Blackburn).

36:12: Handball by David Bentley(Blackburn). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

35:48: Vincenzo Montella(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Brad Friedel(Blackburn) from own half, resulting in open play.

34:51: Foul by Brett Emerton(Blackburn) on Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

34:27: Defending throw-in by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

32:45: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, header by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Brad Friedel(Blackburn).

32:17: Attacking throw-in by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn).

32:06: Vincenzo Montella(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Brad Friedel(Blackburn) from own half, resulting in open play.

31:37: Shot by Jason Roberts(Blackburn) right-footed from right side of penalty area (12 yards), clearance by Zat Knight(Fulham).

30:55: Benedict McCarthy(Blackburn) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

30:31: Goal kick taken long by Brad Friedel(Blackburn).

29:32: Shot by David Dunn(Blackburn) curled right-footed from left channel (20 yards), comfortable save (caught) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

29:07: Attacking throw-in by Brett Emerton(Blackburn).

28:03: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

27:43: Attacking throw-in by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn).

27:17: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

26:32: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on David Dunn(Blackburn). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Brad Friedel(Blackburn) from own half, resulting in open play.

26:00: Attacking throw-in by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham).

25:25: Attacking throw-in by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn).

24:41: Defending throw-in by Brett Emerton(Blackburn).

24:14: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

23:59: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

23:20: Defending throw-in by Brett Emerton(Blackburn).

22:52: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

22:33: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

21:44: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

20:54: Foul by Philippe Christanval(Fulham) on Jason Roberts(Blackburn). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Ryan Nelsen(Blackburn) from left channel, resulting in open play.

20:33: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

19:09: Yellow Card - Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on David Bentley(Blackburn). Michael Brown(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick curled left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn) from right channel (25 yards), save (tipped over) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

18:28: Correction - Attacking throw-in by Stephen Warnock(Blackburn).

18:28: Defending throw-in by Stephen Warnock(Blackburn).

18:08: Defending throw-in by Stephen Warnock(Blackburn).

17:44: Attacking throw-in by Stephen Warnock(Blackburn).

17:00: Foul by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) on Brett Emerton(Blackburn). Free kick crossed left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn) from right wing, save (punched) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

16:44: Attacking throw-in by Brett Emerton(Blackburn).

16:26: Shot by Simon Davies(Fulham) volleyed right-footed from right channel (25 yards), blocked by Ryan Nelsen(Blackburn).

15:59: Foul by David Dunn(Blackburn) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

15:14: Handball by Benedict McCarthy(Blackburn). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

15:04: Attacking throw-in by David Bentley(Blackburn).

14:35: Defending throw-in by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

13:56: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

13:23: Attacking throw-in by Stephen Warnock(Blackburn).

12:58: Goal kick taken long by Brad Friedel(Blackburn).

12:31: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

10:58: Foul by Philippe Christanval(Fulham) on Jason Roberts(Blackburn). Free kick curled left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn) from right channel (30 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

10:36: Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

08:31: Goal - Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, goal by Vincenzo Montella(Fulham) right-footed (top-left of goal) from left side of six-yard box (6 yards).Fulham 1-0 Blackburn. Assist (header) by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) from centre of penalty area.

08:06: Attacking throw-in by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

06:50: Foul by Zat Knight(Fulham) on Jason Roberts(Blackburn). Free kick curled right-footed by David Bentley(Blackburn) from left channel (30 yards), save (caught) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

06:15: Goal kick taken long by Brad Friedel(Blackburn).

05:48: Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

03:44: Foul by Ryan Nelsen(Blackburn) on Liam Rosenior(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) from right channel, cross by Brian McBride(Fulham), resulting in ball out of play. Goal kick taken long by Brad Friedel(Blackburn).

02:54: Foul by Jason Roberts(Blackburn) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

02:41: Attacking throw-in by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn).

02:33: Attacking throw-in by David Bentley(Blackburn).

02:05: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by David Bentley(Blackburn) to near post, clearance by Zat Knight(Fulham).

01:56: Attacking throw-in by Morten Gamst Pedersen(Blackburn).

01:12: Defending throw-in by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

00:24: Goal kick taken long by Brad Friedel(Blackburn). 

Match Information

Competition: Barclays Premier League

Date: Saturday 21 April 2007
Kick-off: 3:00pm

Venue: Craven Cottage, London
Attendance: 23,652

Referee: Graham Poll

Fulham

Line-up: Niemi; Rosenior, Knight, Christanval (Volz 76'), Bocanegra; Davies, Brown, Diop, Radzinski (Dempsey 83'); Montella (Routledge 72'), McBride

Unused substitutes: Lastuvka, Helguson

Blackburn Rovers

Line-up: Friedel; Nelsen, Mokoena, Samba, Warnock; Emerton, Dunn, Bentley, Pedersen; Roberts, Benni McCarthy

Unused substitutes: Brown, Khizanishvili, Tugay, Gallagher, Derbyshire

As It Stood Table

Pos Club Pl Pts
1 Manchester United 33 81
2 Chelsea 33 78
3 Liverpool 35 67
4 Arsenal 35 63
5 Everton 35 54
6 Bolton Wanderers 35 54
7 Reading 35 51
8 Tottenham Hotspur 34 50
9 Portsmouth 34 49
10 Blackburn Rovers 34 44
11 Aston Villa 34 42
12 Manchester City 35 42
13 Newcastle United 34 41
14 Middlesbrough 34 39
15 Fulham 35 36
16 Wigan Athletic 35 35
17 Sheffield United 35 35
18 Charlton Athletic 35 33
19 West Ham United 35 32
20 Watford 35 24
Fulham (4-4-2)
  • 29Antti Niemi
  • 7Liam Rosenior
  • 6Zat Knight
  • 5Philippe Christanval
  • 3Carlos Bocanegra
  • 25Simon Davies
  • 8Michael Brown
  • 14Papa Bouba Diop
  • 13Tomasz Radzinski
  • 11Vincenzo Montella
  • 20Brian McBride
Substitutes
  • 12Jan Lastuvka
  • 2Moritz Volz
  • 22Wayne Routledge
  • 9Heidar Helguson
  • 23Clint Dempsey
Blackburn Rovers (4-4-2)
  • 1Brad Friedel
  • 6Ryan Nelsen
  • 15Aaron Mokoena
  • 4Christopher Samba
  • 3Stephen Warnock
  • 7Brett Emerton
  • 8David Dunn
  • 11David Bentley
  • 12Morten Gamst Pedersen
  • 30Jason Roberts
  • 10Benni McCarthy
Substitutes
  • 32Jason Brown
  • Zurab Khizanishvili
  • 5Kerimoglou Tugay
  • 14Paul Gallagher
  • 27Matt Derbyshire