Fulham retained their third place in the English football Championship after emerging victorious from a close battle at Swansea’s Liberty Stadium. The visitors came into the game in great form, having won three of their previous Championship fixtures. Swansea had been somewhat struggling in their past endeavors, having drawn twice and lost once in their past three. Both teams are fighting tooth and nail for the promotion, Fulham on the third spot and Swansea now eight. Scott Parker’s men took a flying start to the game and piled on the pressure early on. Swansea barely got on their feet, before the in-form goal-scoring race leader Aleksandar Mitrovic stroke on 22nd minute to take the visitors 0-1 up. The Serbian nodded the ball into the empty net after Joshua Odomah had rattled the crossbar. The first half was commanded by Fulham, but Swansea got their chances as well, despite losing ball possession clearly with 39% to 61% of Fulham. However, Swansea threatened Fulham’s goal on five occasions, while Fulham shot on goal only three times – but scoring twice. The second goal was another signature tally from Mitrovic, who was left unmarked at the side of the box and didn’t miss
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