Fulham stumble into Championship play-off final after Cardiff fall just short

30 July 2020 09:01
Until the last half-decade a west-London derby between Fulham and Brentford would have been more familiar as a third-tier skirmish. But they will play for a Premier League place on Tuesday and Scott Parker’s side will be thanking their lucky stars to have squeaked through.This tie looked dead on arrival given the lead they had amassed in the first leg but Cardiff roared back, scoring through Curtis Nelson and Lee Tomlin after throw-ins had caused havoc, before coming desperately close to completing the turnaround late on. Neeskens Kebano’s strike made the difference but the celebrations at full-time took second place to sheer relief at making it through in one piece. Related: Fulham 1-2 Cardiff (3-2 agg): Championship play-off semi-final – as it happened Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian