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  • Date:08 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Craven Cottage
  • Attendance:15,936
  • Kamara (31) Etuhu (45)
    Kamara (58) Gera (65)
    Kamara (75)
    Greening (88)
  • Tomlin (70) McCann - pen (85)
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92:26 +2.26

Zoltan Gera concedes a free kick for a foul on Kelvin Langmead. Tommy Rowe takes the free kick.

91:26 +1.26

John Pantsil sends in a cross, Effort from inside the area by Zoltan Gera misses to the right of the target.

88:10

A goal is scored by Jonathan Greening from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Fulham 6-2 Peterborough.Assist on the goal came from Zoltan Gera.

86:35

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dickson Etuhu on Lee Tomlin. Grant McCann crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing.

85:58

Penalty scored by Grant McCann. Fulham 5-2 Peterborough.Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Mackail-Smith by Rafik Halliche.

83:23

Unfair challenge on Chris Baird by Jonathan Obika results in a free kick. Chris Baird takes the free kick.

82:06

Damien Duff sends in a cross.

80:58

Damien Duff produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.

79:56

Diomansy Kamara takes a shot. Blocked by Gabriel Zakuani.

78:42

The offside flag is raised against Damien Duff. Joe Lewis takes the indirect free kick.

75:54

Diomansy Kamara grabs a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Fulham 5-1 Peterborough.Brede Hangeland goes off and Rafik Halliche comes on.

74:29

Mark Little takes a shot. David Stockdale makes a comfortable save.

73:35

Jonathan Greening delivers the ball.

72:30

Zoltan Gera handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Grant McCann takes the free kick.

70:46

Goal scored by Lee Tomlin from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Fulham 4-1 Peterborough.Assist by Grant McCann.

69:27

Kieran Agard replaces Adam Clayton. The official flags Zoltan Gera offside. Joe Lewis takes the indirect free kick.

67:12

Corner taken by Damien Duff from the right by-line.

65:16

Zoltan Gera grabs a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Fulham 4-0 Peterborough.The assist for the goal came from Jonathan Greening.

64:47

Corner taken by Damien Duff from the right by-line.

63:29

Foul by Jonathan Obika on Dickson Etuhu, free kick awarded. Chris Baird restarts play with the free kick.

60:40

Jonathan Greening on for Clinton Dempsey. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Zoltan Gera by Mark Little. Free kick taken by Chris Baird.

58:03

Diomansy Kamara grabs a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Fulham 3-0 Peterborough.The assist for the goal came from Danny Murphy.

55:21

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Tommy Rowe.

54:11

Jonathan Obika comes on in place of Arron Davies. Diomansy Kamara is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Joe Lewis restarts play with the free kick.

53:25

Clinton Dempsey produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that bounces off the post.

52:34

Effort on goal by Diomansy Kamara from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

52:08

Zoltan Gera takes a shot. Save by Joe Lewis.

49:38

John Pantsil sends in a cross.

47:41

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Grant McCann, clearance by Chris Baird.

47:12

Grant McCann takes a short corner.

46:23

Inswinging corner taken by Grant McCann from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by John Pantsil.

45:49

Unfair challenge on Clinton Dempsey by Kelvin Langmead results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Danny Murphy.

45:15 +0.15

A goal is scored by Dickson Etuhu from just inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Fulham 2-0 Peterborough.

45:08

Craig Mackail-Smith produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.

45:01

Simon Davies goes off and Zoltan Gera comes on.

45:01

(Peterborough) makes a substitution, with Nathaniel Mendez-Laing coming on for Chris Whelpdale.

44:29

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aaron Hughes on Lee Tomlin. Grant McCann restarts play with the free kick.

43:26

Damien Duff sends in a cross, blocked by Gabriel Zakuani.

41:44

Dickson Etuhu challenges Lee Tomlin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Joe Lewis.

41:00

Dickson Etuhu fouled by Lee Tomlin, the ref awards a free kick. David Stockdale restarts play with the free kick.

39:36

Clinton Dempsey has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

38:44

Damien Duff takes a shot. Blocked by Tommy Rowe.

37:26

Damien Duff produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

36:16

Damien Duff takes a shot. Blocked by Kelvin Langmead. Corner taken by Simon Davies from the right by-line, save by Joe Lewis.

35:29

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Damien Duff by Grant McCann. Danny Murphy delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.

33:33

Brede Hangeland goes into the book. Brede Hangeland challenges Lee Tomlin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Grant McCann takes the direct free kick.

31:14

Diomansy Kamara grabs a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Fulham 1-0 Peterborough.Chris Baird produces a cross, assist on the goal came from Chris Baird.

30:37

Corner taken by Simon Davies from the left by-line, clearance by Kelvin Langmead.

29:48

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Clayton by Diomansy Kamara. Free kick taken by Joe Lewis.

28:07

Lee Tomlin produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.

25:56

Corner taken by Simon Davies, save by Joe Lewis.

25:09

Simon Davies produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

23:51

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Murphy by Adam Clayton. Direct free kick taken by John Pantsil.

23:03

Craig Mackail-Smith is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Brede Hangeland.

22:32

Arron Davies is flagged offside by the assistant referee. David Stockdale restarts play with the free kick.

21:51

The official flags Diomansy Kamara offside. Free kick taken by Joe Lewis.

20:20

Clinton Dempsey has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.

18:29

Craig Mackail-Smith has an effort at goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

17:35

Damien Duff is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Joe Lewis.

16:34

Unfair challenge on Grant McCann by Dickson Etuhu results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Tommy Rowe.

15:01

Kelvin Langmead gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Brede Hangeland. David Stockdale takes the free kick.

14:07

Unfair challenge on Lee Tomlin by Aaron Hughes results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Grant McCann.

13:32

The ball is swung over by Chris Baird, Headed effort from inside the area by Diomansy Kamara misses to the right of the goal.

9:14

Diomansy Kamara produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.

8:04

Diomansy Kamara gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kelvin Langmead. Free kick crossed left-footed by Grant McCann, Brede Hangeland makes a clearance.

7:00

Simon Davies produces a left-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.

6:16

Simon Davies takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Little.

5:24

Gabriel Zakuani goes into the referee's book.

4:23

Corner taken by Grant McCann, clearance by Brede Hangeland. Corner taken by Arron Davies from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Diomansy Kamara.

4:03

Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Save by David Stockdale.

1:58

Grant McCann takes a shot. Blocked by Dickson Etuhu. Corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann.

0:49

Inswinging corner taken by Grant McCann, Brede Hangeland manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann, David Stockdale makes a save.

The game begins.

The referee starts the second half.

The players leave the pitch at half time.

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

Match Preview

Dembele doubt for Cottagers Mark Hughes is hoping striker Moussa Dembele recovers from an ankle injury before naming his side for tomorrow's visit of Peterborough to Craven Cottage. Andrew Johnson is sidelined after suffering a minor hamstring tear which kept him out of the victory against West Brom. Long-term casualty Bobby Zamora will also miss tomorrow's FA Cup third round clash. Peterborough will have midfielder Adam Clayton and new striker signing Kieran Agard available. Leeds have given permission for Clayton to feature, while 21-year-old Agard - signed on loan from Everton until the end of the season - has also received the green light to be involved. Former Lincoln midfielder Lee Frecklington is expected to miss out again with his ankle problem, and luckless striker Dave Hibbert is a long-term absentee with a dislocated knee and is not expected to return until March. Playmaker George Boyd remains a doubt after he turned an ankle in training last weekend and missed Monday's impressive 4-1 win over Walsall. Midfielder Charlie Lee is also battling an ankle injury which kept him out of Bank Holiday action. Posh boss Gary Johnson returns to south-west London where he was born, growing up living opposite Craven Cottage and supporting Fulham as a boy.

Formation:4411Manager: Mark Hughes

Fulham

Formation: 4411Manager: Gary Johnson

Peterborough

  • David Stockdale
  • John Pantsil
  • Aaron Hughes
  • Brede Hangeland
  • Chris Baird
  • Simon Davies
  • Danny Murphy
  • Dickson Etuhu
  • Damien Duff
  • Clinton Dempsey
  • Diomansy Kamara
  • SUBS
  • Neil Etheridge
  • Carlos Salcido
  • Zoltan Gera
  • Bjorn Helge Riise
  • Eddie Johnson
  • Jonathan Greening
  • Rafik Halliche

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Match Report

Kamara treble sinks Posh Diomansy Kamara scored his first hat-trick in English football as Fulham proved they were serious about another crack at the FA Cup this season after sweeping aside Peterborough in a 6-2 win to secure a place in the fourth round. Quarter-finalists for the last two years, the Cottagers resisted the urge to rest players despite their Barclays Premier League relegation battle and duly demonstrated the true gulf in class between the top flight and npower League One. Dickson Etuhu and substitutes Zoltan Gera and Jonathan Greening also found the net, while Lee Tomlin and a Grant McCann penalty salvaged some pride for the visitors, who survived an even heavier beating. Missing playmaker George Boyd through injury, they nevertheless had their moments and even made much the better start. David Stockdale was forced into a smart stop from Arron Davies as Fulham dithered at a corner and the goalkeeper also tipped over Craig Mackail-Smith's rising drive after a sweeping Peterborough move. Fulham soon woke up and Simon Davies should have put them ahead against the club where he started his career when he slashed horribly at Damien Duff's low cross. The midfielder almost made amends moments later with a sweet 20-yard volley that whistled past the post before Kamara went close from similar range and flicked a difficult header wide. Both sides' top scorers - Mackail-Smith and Clint Dempsey - were off target before Davies curled narrowly over after some clever sleight of foot. Tomlin blasted narrowly over from 20 yards after a lightning break from the increasingly under pressure visitors. And they finally buckled in the 32nd minute when Chris Baird's far-post cross was nodded home with ease from point-blank range by Kamara. Unbowed, the lively Mackail-Smith sent a dangerous ball across the Fulham box before Tomlin drew a foul from Brede Hangeland that saw the latter booked. Duff saw a low drive deflected wide before missing a great chance to make it 2-0 after racing clear and clipping just past the post. But the winger was the creator of the second on the stroke of half-time, his cross cleared to Etuhu, who blasted home via a deflection. Both sides made a change during the break, Fulham withdrawing Davies for Gera and Peterborough Chris Welpdale for Nathaniel Mendez-Laing. Posh repeated their flying start to the first half, with Mackail-Smith sending an angled drive wide and John Pantsil forced to clear acrobatically after Stockdale made a hash of a corner. Again, Fulham got going and Gera stung the palms of England Under-21 goalkeeper Joe Lewis, Duff saw his close-range finish hit the post and screw across goal, and Kamara's attempted backheel was smothered. Posh responded to the onslaught by handing a debut to on-loan Tottenham youngster Jonathan Obika in place of Davies in the 55th minute but they were dead and buried four minutes later. Danny Murphy's sliderule pass broke a non-existent offside trap and Kamara raced clear before slotting the ball into the far corner. That was the cue for Greening to replace Dempsey, but there was no respite for the visitors. Murphy almost but Duff clean through before the latter produced an inch-perfect cross for Gera to head across Lewis and into the net for Fulham's fourth. Everton's Kieran Agard came on for Adam Clayton in Posh's final change 20 minutes from time. Two minutes later, Tomlin netted a consolation with arguably the goal of the game, the winger racing in from the right-hand side and arrowing a low finish into the far corner. But there was more misery to come for Posh and more joy for Kamara when the striker sidefooted home Greening's cutback from the left to complete his hat-trick. Hangeland was withdrawn for Rafik Halliche, who conceded a penalty for tripping Mackail-Smith moments after Stockdale had saved from Obika. Posh captain McCann sent Stockdale the wrong way in the 86th minute but Greening made it 6-2 when he sidefooted home a minute from time and Gera also volleyed wide in stoppage-time.

possession


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