LONDON. Fulham demolishes Barnsley 4-1 with goals of A. Mitrovic (25′), F. Carvalho (34′), N. Kebano (72′) and H. Wilson (81′). On the other side, Barnsley scored with V. Adeboyejo (78′). Fulham was vastly superior ball possession (65%) was among the key factors of its victory.
The match was held at the Craven Cottage Stadium in London on Saturday and this began at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Joshua Smith who was helped by Jonathan Hunt and Samuel Lewis. The 4th official was David Rock. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10 degrees Celsius or 50.05 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 82%.
Fulham was in firm control of the ball 65% while Barnsley was struggling with a 35% ball possession.
Fulham was more aggressive with 69 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 12 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Fulham won the match.
Fulham shot 19 times, 12 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Barnsley shot 8 times, 3 on target, 1 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Fulham. On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Barnsley.
After playing this encounter, Fulham will have 38 points to stay in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, Barnsley will stay with 11 points to stay in the 23rd place.
Barnsley will host Swansea City on the 24th of November with a 6-0 head to head statistic in favor of Swansea City (6 draws).
Fulham: Formation and Lineups
Fulham adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Marco Alexandre Saraiva da Silva chose to play with the following team: Marek Rodák , Kenny Tete , Michael Hector , Tim Ream , Antonee Robinson , Harrison Reed , Tom Cairney , Harry Wilson , Fabio Carvalho , Neeskens Kebano and Aleksandar Mitrović .
Fulham made 3 changes: H. Reed for J. Seri (80′), T. Cairney for J. Onomah (80′) and A. Robinson for J. Bryan (85′).
Top player: Harry Wilson
The player who no doubt impressed Fulham the most was Harry Wilson.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 38 passes (84% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 11. He performed 6 crosses.
Barnsley: Formation and Lineups
Also Barnsley adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the opposite side, Poya Asbaghi played with: Bradley Collins , Toby Sibbick , Michał Helik , Mads Juel Andersen , Jordan Williams , Callum Styles , Josh Benson , Dominik Frieser , Romal Palmer , Carlton Morris and Cauley Woodrow .
Barnsley made 3 changes: D. Frieser for A. Leya (54′), R. Palmer for J. Moon (75′) and C. Morris for V. Adeboyejo (75′).
Best player: Bradley Collins
The player that probably impressed the most for Barnsley was the goalkeeper: Bradley Collins. His rating is 7.30. He performed 8 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship