Monday 9 April 2007, 3:00pm at Craven Cottage, London
Barclays Premier League
Fulham FC
Fulham
1
Bocanegra 76'
Manchester City
Manchester City
3
Barton 21'; Beasley 36'; Vassell 59'
A Carlos Bocanegra goal was scant consolation for a poor result at home to Manchester City on Saturday afternoon.

76' Goal

Carlos Bocanegra

90' Yellow Card

Carlos Bocanegra Card was given for a foul

55' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Tomasz Radzinski
Off:Alexei Smertin

58' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Vincenzo Montella
Off:Heidar Helguson

73' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Clint Dempsey
Off:Wayne Routledge

21' Goal

Joey Barton

36' Goal

DaMarcus Beasley

59' Goal

Darius Vassell

40' Yellow Card

DaMarcus Beasley Card was given for a foul

83' Yellow Card

Darius Vassell Card was given for a foul

90' Yellow Card

Joey Barton Card was given for a foul

81' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Trevor Sinclair
Off:DaMarcus Beasley

85' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Georgios Samaras
Off:Darius Vassell

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90:00: Foul by Michael Ball(Man City) on Moritz Volz(Fulham). Free kick crossed right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) from right wing, resulting in open play.

90:00: Attacking throw-in by Trevor Sinclair(Man City).

90:00: Foul by Georgios Samaras(Man City) on Clinton Dempsey(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

90:00: Yellow Card - Foul by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) on Georgios Samaras(Man City). Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Trevor Sinclair(Man City) from right wing, passed.

90:00: Correction - Shot by Georgios Samaras(Man City) left-footed from right channel (25 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken short by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

90:00: Shot by Georgios Samaras(Man City) left-footed from right channel (25 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

90:00: Yellow Card - Foul by Joey Barton(Man City) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Joey Barton(Man City) booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed right-footed by Michael Brown(Fulham) from left by-line, clearance by Sylvain Distin(Man City).

89:53: Shot by Philippe Christanval(Fulham) left-footed from centre of penalty area (18 yards), blocked by Richard Dunne(Man City).

89:01: Defending throw-in by Michael Ball(Man City).

88:40: Cross by Joey Barton(Man City), resulting in ball out of play. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

88:12: Foul by Simon Davies(Fulham) on Georgios Samaras(Man City). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Sun Jihai(Man City) from left channel, resulting in open play.

87:58: Defending throw-in by Michael Ball(Man City).

87:04: Attacking throw-in by Nedum Onuoha(Man City).

86:31: Goal kick taken long by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

86:03: Foul by Sylvain Distin(Man City) on Vincenzo Montella(Fulham). Free kick crossed right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) from right wing, clearance by Richard Dunne(Man City).

85:36: Correction - Defending throw-in by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

85:36: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

85:04: Cross by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham), save (punched) by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

Substitution made84:26: Substitution - Man City substitution: Darius Vassell replaced by Georgios Samaras (tactical). Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

83:19: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, clearance by Richard Dunne(Man City).

82:29: Yellow Card - Foul by Nedum Onuoha(Man City) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Darius Vassell(Man City) booked for not retreating ten yards at a set play. Free kick crossed right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) from left wing, clearance by Michael Ball(Man City).

82:10: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

81:36: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

80:35: Substitution - Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Joey Barton(Man City). Man City substitution: DaMarcus Beasley replaced by Trevor Sinclair (tactical). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Andreas Isaksson(Man City) from own half, resulting in open play.

79:46: Attacking throw-in by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham).

79:30: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

78:47: Foul by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) on Darius Vassell(Man City). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Andreas Isaksson(Man City) from own half, resulting in open play.

78:21: Attacking throw-in by Michael Brown(Fulham).

77:46: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

77:19: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

76:36: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to near post, clearance by Michael Johnson(Man City).

76:07: Foul by Joey Barton(Man City) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Michael Brown(Fulham) from own half, passed.

75:10: Goal - Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to near post, headed goal by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) (top-right of goal) from centre of penalty area (6 yards).Fulham 1-3 Man City. Assist (cross) by Simon Davies(Fulham) from right by-line.

75:05: Cross by Moritz Volz(Fulham), blocked by DaMarcus Beasley(Man City).

74:17: Shot by Nedum Onuoha(Man City) right-footed from left side of penalty area (12 yards), save (caught) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

73:40: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Joey Barton(Man City). Direct free kick taken left-footed by DaMarcus Beasley(Man City) from right channel, resulting in open play.

72:08: Substitution - Foul by Joey Barton(Man City) on Moritz Volz(Fulham). Fulham substitution: Wayne Routledge replaced by Clinton Dempsey (injury). Free kick drilled left-footed by Vincenzo Montella(Fulham) from left channel (30 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

72:02: Cross by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham), clearance by Sylvain Distin(Man City).

71:48: Attacking throw-in by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham).

71:28: Attacking throw-in by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham).

71:19: Attacking throw-in by Brian McBride(Fulham).

70:52: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

70:03: Cross by Darius Vassell(Man City), clearance by Philippe Christanval(Fulham).

69:25: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Andreas Isaksson(Man City). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Andreas Isaksson(Man City) from own half, resulting in open play.

69:02: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Wayne Routledge(Fulham) to near post, clearance by Richard Dunne(Man City).

68:36: Foul by Emile Mpenza(Man City) on Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, passed.

67:58: Goal kick taken long by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

67:16: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Wayne Routledge(Fulham) to centre, header by Brian McBride(Fulham) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), blocked by Sylvain Distin(Man City).

66:52: Emile Mpenza(Man City) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, passed.

66:22: Cross by Moritz Volz(Fulham), clearance by Richard Dunne(Man City).

66:06: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

65:50: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

64:46: Emile Mpenza(Man City) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

64:08: Attacking throw-in by Nedum Onuoha(Man City).

63:23: Defending throw-in by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

62:46: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

61:18: Foul by Richard Dunne(Man City) on Brian McBride(Fulham). Free kick curled right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) from left channel (30 yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

61:00: Correction - Goal kick taken short by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

61:00: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

59:40: Correction - Goal kick taken short by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

59:40: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

59:14: Goal kick taken long by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

58:08: Goal - Goal by Darius Vassell(Man City) right-footed (bottom-right of goal) from right side of penalty area (18 yards).Fulham 0-3 Man City. Assist (pass) by Emile Mpenza(Man City) from own half.

57:16: Substitution - Emile Mpenza(Man City) caught offside. Fulham substitution: Heidar Helguson replaced by Vincenzo Montella (tactical). Indirect free kick taken left-footed by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

56:49: Defending throw-in by Michael Ball(Man City).

56:29: Defending throw-in by Michael Ball(Man City).

56:03: Defending throw-in by Michael Ball(Man City).

55:55: Cross by Wayne Routledge(Fulham), clearance by Michael Ball(Man City).

55:24: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

54:28: Substitution - Fulham substitution: Alexey Smertin replaced by Tomasz Radzinski (tactical).

54:12: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

53:30: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

53:01: Attacking throw-in by Nedum Onuoha(Man City).

52:25: Goal kick taken long by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

52:14: Attacking throw-in by Wayne Routledge(Fulham).

51:01: Cross by Wayne Routledge(Fulham), foul by Brian McBride(Fulham) on Andreas Isaksson(Man City). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Andreas Isaksson(Man City) from own half, resulting in open play.

50:21: Defending throw-in by Nedum Onuoha(Man City).

50:00: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

49:35: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

49:17: Cross by Darius Vassell(Man City), clearance by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham). Attacking throw-in by Nedum Onuoha(Man City).

48:31: Shot by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) right-footed from left channel (20 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

48:26: Cross by Moritz Volz(Fulham), resulting in open play.

48:13: Attacking throw-in by Wayne Routledge(Fulham).

48:05: Cross by Liam Rosenior(Fulham), save (punched) by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

46:58: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

46:49: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

46:15: Shot by Moritz Volz(Fulham) left-footed from right channel (25 yards), blocked by Sylvain Distin(Man City).

45:09: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

44:58: Defending throw-in by Michael Ball(Man City).

44:36: Defending throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

43:34: Shot by Simon Davies(Fulham) left-footed from left side of penalty area (18 yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

41:24: Foul by Simon Davies(Fulham) on Joey Barton(Man City). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Michael Johnson(Man City) from right by-line, header by Nedum Onuoha(Man City) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), brilliant save (tipped over) by Antti Niemi(Fulham). Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Michael Johnson(Man City) to near post, clearance by Heidar Helguson(Fulham).

41:09: Cross by Michael Ball(Man City), resulting in open play.

40:44: Attacking throw-in by Michael Ball(Man City).

40:15: Nedum Onuoha(Man City) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

39:14: Yellow Card - Foul by DaMarcus Beasley(Man City) on Wayne Routledge(Fulham). DaMarcus Beasley(Man City) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) from right wing, header by Brian McBride(Fulham) from left side of six-yard box (6 yards), missed left.

39:03: Richard Dunne(Man City) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

37:39: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Joey Barton(Man City). Free kick crossed left-footed by Michael Ball(Man City) from right channel, resulting in open play.

37:03: Attacking throw-in by Nedum Onuoha(Man City).

36:23: Goal kick taken long by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

35:27: Goal - Goal by DaMarcus Beasley(Man City) left-footed (bottom-right of goal) from left side of penalty area (12 yards).Fulham 0-2 Man City. Assist (pass) by Joey Barton(Man City) from left channel.

34:53: Defending throw-in by Nedum Onuoha(Man City).

34:36: Defending throw-in by Nedum Onuoha(Man City).

34:04: Defending throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

33:08: Shot by Brian McBride(Fulham) left-footed from right channel (20 yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

32:43: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

32:04: Emile Mpenza(Man City) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

31:55: Cross by Darius Vassell(Man City), clearance by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

31:08: Cross by Wayne Routledge(Fulham), resulting in ball out of play. Goal kick taken long by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

30:39: Corner from left by-line taken short right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham).

30:01: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Michael Johnson(Man City) to centre, save (punched) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

28:40: Cross by Philippe Christanval(Fulham), resulting in open play.

28:05: Nedum Onuoha(Man City) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

27:30: Foul by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) on Emile Mpenza(Man City). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Michael Johnson(Man City) from left channel, resulting in open play.

27:17: Defending throw-in by Michael Ball(Man City).

26:34: Attacking throw-in by Michael Ball(Man City).

25:30: Cross by Moritz Volz(Fulham), comfortable save (caught) by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

24:43: Attacking throw-in by Wayne Routledge(Fulham).

24:02: Goal kick taken long by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

23:21: Attacking throw-in by Nedum Onuoha(Man City).

22:53: Foul by Heidar Helguson(Fulham) on Michael Ball(Man City). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Andreas Isaksson(Man City) from own half, resulting in open play.

22:33: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

22:05: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

21:27: Goal kick taken long by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

20:57: Foul by Sylvain Distin(Man City) on Heidar Helguson(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Michael Brown(Fulham) from right channel, resulting in open play.

20:13: Goal - Goal by Joey Barton(Man City) right-footed (bottom-left of goal) from left channel (20 yards).Fulham 0-1 Man City.

19:29: Defending throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

18:51: Correction - Defending throw-in by Wayne Routledge(Fulham).

18:51: Defending throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

18:43: Cross by Simon Davies(Fulham), clearance by Richard Dunne(Man City).

18:30: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

18:23: Cross by Liam Rosenior(Fulham), clearance by Sylvain Distin(Man City).

18:05: Defending throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

16:53: Defending throw-in by Michael Ball(Man City).

15:55: Fantastic shot by Alexey Smertin(Fulham) volleyed right-footed from left channel (30 yards), save (tipped over) by Andreas Isaksson(Man City). Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, clearance by Michael Ball(Man City).

15:47: Cross by Liam Rosenior(Fulham), clearance by Michael Johnson(Man City).

15:31: Foul by Sun Jihai(Man City) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Michael Brown(Fulham) from right channel, resulting in open play.

14:20: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Michael Johnson(Man City) to far post, header by Richard Dunne(Man City) from centre of penalty area (6 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

12:27: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Michael Johnson(Man City) to far post, resulting in open play. Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

11:44: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

11:21: Attacking throw-in by Nedum Onuoha(Man City).

11:04: Defending throw-in by Nedum Onuoha(Man City).

10:46: Defending throw-in by Nedum Onuoha(Man City).

09:33: Foul by Darius Vassell(Man City) on Liam Rosenior(Fulham). Free kick crossed right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) from left by-line, clearance by Nedum Onuoha(Man City).

09:20: Foul by Sun Jihai(Man City) on Alexey Smertin(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Alexey Smertin(Fulham) from right channel, passed.

08:23: Darius Vassell(Man City) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

07:44: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Joey Barton(Man City). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Andreas Isaksson(Man City) from own half, resulting in open play.

07:37: Cross by Wayne Routledge(Fulham), clearance by Richard Dunne(Man City).

07:16: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

07:09: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

06:55: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

06:30: Brilliant shot by Simon Davies(Fulham) drilled right-footed from left channel (35 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Andreas Isaksson(Man City).

05:40: Attacking throw-in by Michael Ball(Man City).

04:57: Defending throw-in by Nedum Onuoha(Man City).

03:48: Emile Mpenza(Man City) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

03:15: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

02:49: Attacking throw-in by Nedum Onuoha(Man City).

01:38: Defending throw-in by Michael Ball(Man City).

01:00: Foul by Sylvain Distin(Man City) on Heidar Helguson(Fulham). Free kick crossed right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) from left channel, clearance by Darius Vassell(Man City).

00:26: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

00:08: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham). 

Match Information

Competition: Barclays Premier League

Date: Monday 9 April 2007
Kick-off: 3:00pm

Venue: Craven Cottage, London
Attendance: 22,435

Referee: Steve Bennett

Fulham

Line-up: Niemi; Volz, Christanval, Bocanegra, Rosenior; Routledge (Dempsey 73'), Brown, Smertin (Radzinski 55'), Davies; McBride, Helguson (Montella 58')

Unused substitutes: Lastuvka, Knight

Manchester City

Line-up: Isaksson; Jihai, Dunne, Distin, Onuoha; Beasley (Sinclair 81'), Barton, Johnson, Ball; Mpenza, Vassell (Samaras 85')

Unused substitutes: Weaver, Trabelsi, Dabo

As It Stood Table

Pos Club Pl Pts
1 Manchester United 32 78
2 Chelsea 32 75
3 Liverpool 32 60
4 Arsenal 32 56
5 Bolton Wanderers 33 54
6 Everton 33 51
7 Tottenham Hotspur 32 48
8 Portsmouth 33 46
9 Reading 32 44
10 Newcastle United 33 41
11 Blackburn Rovers 32 40
12 Manchester City 32 40
13 Middlesbrough 32 39
14 Aston Villa 33 39
15 Fulham 33 35
16 Wigan Athletic 33 34
17 Charlton Athletic 32 31
18 Sheffield United 32 31
19 West Ham United 32 29
20 Watford 33 23
Fulham (4-4-2)
  • 29Antti Niemi
  • 2Moritz Volz
  • 5Philippe Christanval
  • 3Carlos Bocanegra
  • 7Liam Rosenior
  • 22Wayne Routledge
  • 8Michael Brown
  • 37Alexei Smertin
  • 25Simon Davies
  • 20Brian McBride
  • 9Heidar Helguson
Substitutes
  • 12Jan Lastuvka
  • 6Zat Knight
  • 11Vincenzo Montella
  • 13Tomasz Radzinski
  • 23Clint Dempsey
Manchester City (4-4-2)
  • 1Andreas Isaksson
  • 17Sun Jihai
  • 22Richard Dunne
  • 15Sylvain Distin
  • 24Nedum Onuoha
  • DaMarcus Beasley
  • 8Joey Barton
  • 46Michael Johnson
  • 3Michael Ball
  • 9Emile Mpenza
  • 12Darius Vassell
Substitutes
  • 12Nicky Weaver
  • 27Hatem Trabelsi
  • 5Ousmane Dabo
  • 28Trevor Sinclair
  • 20Georgios Samaras