Fulham miss chance to climb into top two after draw at Millwall

12 February 2020 10:52
• Lions spring lucky equaliser but also miss a penalty in 1-1 draw• Preston and Bristol City peel off wins and stay in play-off chaseFulham left the Den with a point which would have been three but Neeskens Kebano hit the crossbar with a header in injury time which would have taken them into second place. Aleksandar Mitrovic had given them the lead after three minutes but Jon Dadi Bodvarsson prodded home an equaliser for Millwall from what looked an offside position and Jed Wallace hit the top of the bar with a penalty which would have put the home side in front. The point draws Fulham back level with second-placed Leeds but out of the automatic promotion places on goal difference while Millwall are now seven points off the play-off pace.Alex Neil’s first visit to the Bet365 Stadium since spurning Stoke’s advances earlier in the season proved to be a positive one as his Preston side closed the gap on the automatic places to three points with a 2-0 win. Stoke were dominant for the first hour but North End went ahead with their first shot on target, after 58 minutes, when a corner ricocheted off Ben Davies and Alan Browne reacted fastest to poke home from inside the six-yard box. And Tom Barkhuizen doubled their lead 15 minutes from time, with Davies nodding down Paul Gallagher’s cross for the former Morecambe forward to stroke home. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian