Fulham relegated from the Premier League after defeating Burnley

Fulham have been formally relegated from the Premier League after Scott Parker’s facet fell to a staggering 2-0 defeat to Burnley on Monday night time.

The Cottagers went into the conflict and wanted some extent to remain alive mathematically, however realistically that they had to win to have any probability of getting again the ten-point hole between themselves and security.

So when Matej Vydra competed on an extended ball and squared for Ashley Westwood to open objectives at Craven Cottage, it didn’t look good for the house group.

BURNLEY MANAGEMENT

Westwood finishes it and it could possibly be the purpose that sends Fulham down

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And 9 minutes later, when Chris Wooden crashed an excellent strike past Alphonse Areola on the verge of half-time, it regarded like saying goodbye to Parker and his group.

That they had a probability to get into it after the break, nevertheless it was not so, as Burnley stood sturdy within the pursuit of a victory that may put an finish to any long-standing menace to Fulham to tug them again right into a relegation battle.

Parker’s group has been towards all of it season after the promotion by means of the Championship playoffs, they usually have proven a bit of spirit at occasions. A run in ten league video games between January and March noticed them lose solely twice, and there have been a variety of well-known performances in there – the most effective of them got here at Anfield once they conquered defending champions Liverpool.

CHRIS WOOD?

The person who pushed Burnley to security

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Since that day, nevertheless, that they had solely taken one indicate of 18 accessible and went into their conflict with Burnley and knew that even a win solely gave them a slim probability to maintain it alive.

However they didn’t handle to get it and are actually ten factors behind the seventeenth positioned Southampton, with solely 9 left to play for.

Which means that with three video games left to play, all three of the Premier League relegation locations are sealed, with Fulham, West Brom and Sheffield United all despatched to the championship subsequent season.

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