Monday 5 November 2018, 8:00pm at John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield
Premier League
Huddersfield Town
1
o.g. Fosu-Mensah 29'
Fulham FC
Fulham
0

29' Own-goal

Timothy Fosu-Mensah

89' Yellow Card

Philip Billing Card was given for a foul

89' Yellow Card

Isaac Mbenza

56' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Laurent Depoitre
Off:Steve Mounie

83' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Isaac Mbenza
Off:Alex Pritchard

90' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Juninho Bacuna
Off:Terence Kongolo

34' Yellow Card

Timothy Fosu-Mensah Card was given for a foul

76' Yellow Card

Aleksandar Mitrovic

45' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Kevin McDonald
Off:Luciano Vietto

45' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Cyrus Christie
Off:Timothy Fosu-Mensah

65' Substitution

Player was substituted due to an injury
On:Stefan Johansen
Off:Kevin McDonald

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90
Fulham succumbed to a 1-0 defeat against Huddersfield Town on Monday night in Yorkshire.
Fulham succumbed to a 1-0 defeat against Huddersfield Town on Monday night in Yorkshire.

A first-half own goal from Timothy Fosu-Mensah was enough to see the Terriers claim the three points. 

Slaviša Jokanović made one change from the side that was narrowly beaten by Manchester City in the Carabao Cup on Thursday evening with Maxime Le Marchand coming in to partner Denis Odoi at the centre of a back four. 

After a impeccably observed minute's silence to mark the tragic events that took place in Leicester last week the referee got the match underway in the misty hills of Yorkshire. 

A scrappy opening 5 minutes ensued with neither side able to take control and enjoy any time on the ball but it was apparent that the physical presence of Steve Mounie upfront for the Terriers was going to the focal point of their attack. 

The scrappy start was ended with a clatter of the crossbar in the 15th minute when Philip Bong unleashed a vicious drive from 30 yards from goal after Huddersfield had won possession the middle of the pitch following a high press. The powerful drive thankfully ricocheted off the top of the bar and went behind. 

The hosts came knocking again in the 21st minute and the deadlock was broken. After a superb reaction save from Sergio Rico in the Fulham net to deny Alex Pritchard Huddersfield threw every man forward for the corner. After dealing with the first drilled cross the ball eventually was headed back out to the left wing. With plenty of bodies in the Fulham box it was Christopher Schindler who got up above his man at the back post and nodded home. After some debate as to who had got the last touch the goal was deemed to be an own goal as the ball struck the back of Timothy Fosu-Mensah en route to goal. 

The goal buoyed the home fans and the dogged press from the home side allowed no time and space for the Whites to settle on the ball. As a result, Fulham were penned back in their own half for the majority of the latter part of the opening period. 

As the referee brought the first half to an end it was the Terriers who were again on the charge but the one goal lead is all they possessed. 

Jokanović made two changes at the intermission in an attempt to shake things up for the Whites. Kevin McDonald was brought on to take the place of Luciano Vietto and Cyrus Christie came on at right back to replace Timothy Fosu-Mensah. 

The impact was clear as Christie provided a willing outlet down the right wing. The intensity was ratcheted up as we looked to work our way back into the game. However, the only chance came in the 55th minute when Mitrović headed over from a corner. 

It was a cruel turn of events for second half substitute McDonald who was forced off through injury in the 65th minute. It was the final roll of the dice for Fulham as Stefan Johansen came on in place of the vocal Scott. 

The travelling Fulham fans thought their side had drawn level in the 75th minute when a speculative long ball fell into the path of André Schürrle who sent a lovely half-volley past the onrushing Jonas Lossl and into the bottom left hand corner. However, he was deemed to be offside in the build-up the goal was disallowed. 

The German was gain involve with ten minutes to go in the match. An energised side forced the error from the Huddersfield midfield and looked to counter. Tom Cairney slid a delightfully weighted ball through into the path of the winger and after winding his way to the edge of the box looked to bend one in the far corner. It fizzed agonisingly wide of the post and the outstretched arms of Lossl. 

Despite a valiant effort to get that precious goal to share the spoils it was not to be and the referee brought the match to a close. 

Match Information

Competition: Premier League

Date: Monday 5 November 2018
Kick-off: 8:00pm

Venue: John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield
Attendance: 17,082

Referee: Anthony Taylor

Huddersfield Town

Line-up: Lössl; Zanka, Schindler, Kongolo (Bacuna 90'); Hadergjonaj, Billing, Hogg, Löwe; Mooy; Mounie (Depoitre 56'), Pritchard (Mbenza 83')

Unused substitutes: Hamer, Smith, Ramadan Sobhi, van La Parra

Manager: David Wagner

Fulham

Line-up: Rico; Fosu-Mensah (Christie 45'), Odoi, Le Marchand, Ryan Sessegnon; Cairney, Zambo Anguissa, Seri; Vietto (McDonald 45' (Johansen 65')), Mitrovic, Schürrle

Unused substitutes: Bettinelli, Chambers, Ream, Mawson

Manager: Slavisa Jokanovic

As It Stood Table

Pos Club Pl Pts
1 Manchester City 11 29
2 Chelsea 11 27
3 Liverpool 11 27
4 Tottenham Hotspur 11 24
5 Arsenal 11 23
6 A.F.C. Bournemouth 11 20
7 Manchester United 11 20
8 Watford 11 19
9 Everton 11 18
10 Leicester City 11 16
11 Wolverhampton Wanderers 11 15
12 Brighton and Hove Albion 11 14
13 West Ham United 11 11
14 Crystal Palace 11 8
15 Burnley 11 8
16 Southampton 11 7
17 Newcastle United 11 6
18 Huddersfield Town 11 6
19 Cardiff City 11 5
20 Fulham 11 5
Goals
1
0
Total Shots
10
8
Shots On Target
2
1
Passing Accuracy
67%
71%
Fouls
11
8
Corners
5
4
Offsides
3
6
Bookings
1
2
Sending Offs
0
0
Huddersfield Town (3-4-1-2)
  • 1Jonas Lössl
  • 25Zanka
  • 26Christopher Schindler
  • 5Terence Kongolo
  • 33Florent Hadergjonaj
  • 8Philip Billing
  • 6Jonathan Hogg
  • 15Chris Löwe
  • 10Aaron Mooy
  • 24Steve Mounie
  • 21Alex Pritchard
Substitutes
  • 12Ben Hamer
  • 2Tommy Smith
  • 7Juninho Bacuna
  • 14Ramadan Sobhi
  • 17Rajiv van La Parra
  • 18Isaac Mbenza
  • 20Laurent Depoitre
Manager
  • David Wagner
Fulham (4-3-3)
  • 25Sergio Rico
  • 21Timothy Fosu-Mensah
  • 4Denis Odoi
  • 20Maxime Le Marchand
  • 3Ryan Sessegnon
  • 10Tom Cairney
  • 29André-Frank Zambo Anguissa
  • 24Jean Michael Seri
  • 19Luciano Vietto
  • 9Aleksandar Mitrovic
  • 14André Schürrle
Substitutes
  • 1Marcus Bettinelli
  • 5Calum Chambers
  • 13Tim Ream
  • 22Cyrus Christie
  • 26Alfie Mawson
  • 6Kevin McDonald
  • 8Stefan Johansen
Manager
  • Slavisa Jokanovic
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, Huddersfield Town 1, Fulham 0.
  • 90'+5' Second Half ends, Huddersfield Town 1, Fulham 0.
  • 90'+3' Offside, Fulham. Sergio Rico tries a through ball, but André Schürrle is caught offside.
  • 90'+2' Foul by Maxime Le Marchand (Fulham).
  • 90'+2' Juninho Bacuna (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 90'+1' Corner, Huddersfield Town. Conceded by André-Frank Zambo Anguissa.
  • 90'+1' Attempt blocked. Isaac Mbenza (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
  • 90' Substitution, Huddersfield Town. Juninho Bacuna replaces Terence Kongolo.
  • 89' Foul by Jean Michael Seri (Fulham).
  • 89' Philip Billing (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 89' Isaac Mbenza (Huddersfield Town) is shown the yellow card.
  • 88' Cyrus Christie (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 88' Foul by Philip Billing (Huddersfield Town).
  • 87' André-Frank Zambo Anguissa (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 87' Foul by Laurent Depoitre (Huddersfield Town).
  • 86' Attempt blocked. Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jean Michael Seri with a cross.
  • 86' Corner, Fulham. Conceded by Terence Kongolo.
  • 83' Attempt missed. Isaac Mbenza (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Philip Billing following a fast break.
  • 82' Substitution, Huddersfield Town. Isaac Mbenza replaces Alex Pritchard.
  • 81' Attempt missed. André Schürrle (Fulham) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Tom Cairney.
  • 79' Attempt missed. Jean Michael Seri (Fulham) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left from a direct free kick.
  • 78' Tom Cairney (Fulham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 78' Foul by Christopher Schindler (Huddersfield Town).
  • 78' Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 78' Foul by Zanka (Huddersfield Town).
  • 76' Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) is shown the yellow card.
  • 76' Offside, Fulham. Tom Cairney tries a through ball, but André Schürrle is caught offside.
  • 74' Offside, Fulham. Maxime Le Marchand tries a through ball, but Aleksandar Mitrovic is caught offside.
  • 74' Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 74' Foul by Terence Kongolo (Huddersfield Town).
  • 73' Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 72' Delay in match Chris Löwe (Huddersfield Town) because of an injury.
  • 71' Attempt blocked. Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Stefan Johansen.
  • 67' Attempt missed. Alex Pritchard (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high following a corner.
  • 67' Corner, Huddersfield Town. Conceded by Denis Odoi.
  • 65' Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 65' Substitution, Fulham. Stefan Johansen replaces Kevin McDonald because of an injury.
  • 64' Delay in match Kevin McDonald (Fulham) because of an injury.
  • 60' Offside, Fulham. Kevin McDonald tries a through ball, but Aleksandar Mitrovic is caught offside.
  • 60' Foul by André Schürrle (Fulham).
  • 60' Terence Kongolo (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 59' Denis Odoi (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 59' Foul by Alex Pritchard (Huddersfield Town).
  • 56' Substitution, Huddersfield Town. Laurent Depoitre replaces Steve Mounie.
  • 54' Attempt missed. Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Jean Michael Seri with a cross following a corner.
  • 54' Corner, Fulham. Conceded by Zanka.
  • 54' Attempt blocked. Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jean Michael Seri with a cross.
  • 54' Corner, Fulham. Conceded by Terence Kongolo.
  • 52' Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 51' Delay in match Philip Billing (Huddersfield Town) because of an injury.
  • 48' Attempt missed. Aaron Mooy (Huddersfield Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Steve Mounie with a headed pass.
  • 47' Attempt blocked. Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jean Michael Seri with a cross.
  • 46' Corner, Fulham. Conceded by Jonathan Hogg.
  • Second Half begins Huddersfield Town 1, Fulham 0.
  • 45' Substitution, Fulham. Kevin McDonald replaces Luciano Vietto.
  • 45' Substitution, Fulham. Cyrus Christie replaces Timothy Fosu-Mensah.
  • 45'+3' First Half ends, Huddersfield Town 1, Fulham 0.
  • 45'+1' Attempt saved. Jonathan Hogg (Huddersfield Town) header from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.
  • 45'+1' Corner, Huddersfield Town. Conceded by Ryan Sessegnon.
  • 41' Attempt saved. Luciano Vietto (Fulham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Denis Odoi.
  • 39' Offside, Fulham. André Schürrle tries a through ball, but Ryan Sessegnon is caught offside.
  • 38' Offside, Huddersfield Town. Jonas Lössl tries a through ball, but Alex Pritchard is caught offside.
  • 36' Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 36' Foul by Christopher Schindler (Huddersfield Town).
  • 35' Tom Cairney (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 35' Foul by Jonathan Hogg (Huddersfield Town).
  • 34' Timothy Fosu-Mensah (Fulham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 34' Foul by Timothy Fosu-Mensah (Fulham).
  • 34' Chris Löwe (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 32' Offside, Fulham. Maxime Le Marchand tries a through ball, but Aleksandar Mitrovic is caught offside.
  • 32' Attempt blocked. Steve Mounie (Huddersfield Town) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Aaron Mooy with a cross.
  • 31' Alex Pritchard (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 31' Foul by Ryan Sessegnon (Fulham).
  • 30' Foul by Jonathan Hogg (Huddersfield Town).
  • 30' André Schürrle (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 29' Own Goal by Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Fulham. Huddersfield Town 1, Fulham 0.
  • 29' Attempt missed. Christopher Schindler (Huddersfield Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Chris Löwe with a cross following a corner.
  • 29' Corner, Huddersfield Town. Conceded by Maxime Le Marchand.
  • 28' Corner, Huddersfield Town. Conceded by Sergio Rico.
  • 28' Attempt saved. Alex Pritchard (Huddersfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Florent Hadergjonaj.
  • 22' Attempt missed. Steve Mounie (Huddersfield Town) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Aaron Mooy with a cross.
  • 17' Offside, Huddersfield Town. Terence Kongolo tries a through ball, but Alex Pritchard is caught offside.
  • 15' Philip Billing (Huddersfield Town) hits the bar with a left footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Jonathan Hogg.
  • 14' Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 14' Delay in match (Huddersfield Town).
  • 12' Alex Pritchard (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 12' Foul by Maxime Le Marchand (Fulham).
  • 9' Offside, Huddersfield Town. Aaron Mooy tries a through ball, but Philip Billing is caught offside.
  • 7' Foul by Zanka (Huddersfield Town).
  • 7' André Schürrle (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 5' Zanka (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 5' Foul by André Schürrle (Fulham).
  • 2' Florent Hadergjonaj (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 2' Foul by André Schürrle (Fulham).
  • 2' Foul by Steve Mounie (Huddersfield Town).
  • 2' Denis Odoi (Fulham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • First Half begins.
  • Lineups are announced and players are warming up.