Fulham vs Leicester City: The Premier League Match between Fulham and Leicester City on May 8 at 7:45 pm Nepal time, 14:00 UTC Global, How to watch.
Fulham Striker Carlos Vinicius Impressed by Alisson Becker’s Goalkeeping Heroics in Defeat to Liverpool
In a match that saw Fulham’s streak of defeats persist, Carlos Vinicius, despite never having trained alongside fellow Brazilian Alisson Becker, gained firsthand knowledge of his compatriot’s exceptional goalkeeping skills at Anfield on Wednesday.
The game was settled in Liverpool’s favor with a controversially awarded penalty kick, as Mohamed Salah confidently converted from the 12-yard mark after Issa Diop was deemed to have fouled Darwin Nunez. However, Vinicius managed to pose a threat and twice tested Alisson, who made two outstanding saves to keep Liverpool on their toes.
Manager Marco Silva did not hold back his criticism of the “embarrassing” decision to award the decisive penalty. Unfortunately, this result all but extinguishes Fulham’s slim hopes of securing a European qualification spot, as they remain firmly entrenched in 10th place in the table, unaffected by other Saturday results.
At first glance, a three-game losing streak and a 10-game run without a clean sheet in all competitions may seem unsightly. However, it is worth noting that neither Liverpool nor Manchester City managed to defeat Fulham comfortably during this period, with their last league defeat by a margin greater than one goal occurring against Arsenal on March 12.
Despite being known for their home advantage, Fulham has struggled at Craven Cottage lately, winning only two of their last seven matches at their home ground. Additionally, in their last 10 matches at home, only Nottingham Forest has failed to breach Fulham’s defense.
Anticipated Outcome: Fulham and Leicester City Expected to Share Points in a 1-1 Draw
Fulham has demonstrated commendable determination in their recent encounters against Manchester City and Liverpool, refusing to back down easily. However, Leicester City, currently fighting to avoid relegation, will present a formidable obstacle for Silva’s depleted squad.
With the season drawing to a close, both teams have displayed a propensity for both scoring and conceding goals. This indicates that Leicester can maintain hope of securing another point from the upcoming match, although it may not significantly enhance their chances of survival.
Fulham vs Leicester City Match Time
|Match||Nepal Time||Global Time||Date|
|Fulham vs Leicester City||7:45 pm||14:00 UTC||May 8|