Fri. Jan 27th, 2023

Michael Emons, BBC Sport at Craven Cottage

There was a celebration ambiance among the many residence followers at Craven Cottage on the remaining whistle – and with good motive.

This was solely Fulham’s fourth win in 53 top-flight matches in opposition to Chelsea, and ended a run of 20 Premier League video games with out a win in opposition to the Blues since a 1-0 victory in March 2006.

It continues an unbelievable marketing campaign for Marco Silva’s Fulham, who received promotion from the Championship final season.

His aspect hit the crossbar by way of Bobby De Cordova-Reid after which scored two minutes later halfway within the first half as Willian netted a deflected effort in opposition to his former membership.

When Kalidou Koulibaly equalised early within the second half Chelsea seemed like they have been on high however their winger Joao Felix bought himself despatched off with a horrible lunge on Kenny Tete handy management again to the hosts.

Silva’s aspect then took benefit as Carlos Vinicius, taking part in with high scorer Aleksandar Mitrovic suspended, headed in a winner to take Fulham as much as sixth on a day the supporters will keep in mind for a very long time.

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