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Fulham heap more hopelessness on striving Chelsea as Joao Felix shipped off on debut

Fulham heaped more wretchedness on striving Chelsea with a 2-1 triumph at Timid Cabin in Thursday's west London derby, which likewise saw new credit marking Joao Felix shipped off on his Blues debut.

Previous Chelsea midfielder Willian had given Fulham a 25th-minute lead against his previous club before Kalidou Koulibaly mixed home a balancer two minutes into the final part.

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Be that as it may, Felix, who was partaking in a noteworthy presentation following his credit move from Atletico Madrid, cut off Chelsea's rebound when his high tackle on Kenny Tete not long before the hour mark saw the Portugal forward shown a red card.

Fulham exploited their mathematical benefit as Carlos Vinicius, in for the suspended Aleksandar Mitrovic, capitalized on more poor Chelsea guarding to head home the victor in the 73rd moment.

The objective was sufficient to give Fulham their fourth success in succession in the first class interestingly starting around 1966 and takes Marco Silva's noteworthy side above Liverpool and into the main six, however having played two games more. They are likewise now six focuses over a Chelsea group that remain mulling down in tenth spot.

Furthermore, the tension makes certain to just increment on Chelsea manager Graham Potter after a third consecutive loss in all contests, to leave them with only one win in their last nine Chief Association trips.

There was more wretchedness for Potter, as well, other than the outcome. Not exclusively will he presently lose Felix for three games to suspension however he likewise saw midfielder Denis Zakaria experience a final part injury to add to Chelsea's mounting rundown of non-attendants.

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