sport news Fulham 4-0 Millwall: Ivan Cavaleiro at the double as new-look Cottagers romp to ...

sonos sonos One (Gen 2) - Voice Controlled Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in - Black read more
Fulham 4-0 Millwall: Ivan Cavaleiro at the double as new-look Cottagers romp to victory Ivan Cavaleiro, Anthony Knockaert and Aleksandr Mitrovic were the goalscorers Scott Parker's side put on a stunning display to send message to rest of division The Cottagers look set to be in the Championship promotion mix this season

By Adrian Kajumba For The Daily Mail

Published: 21:45 BST, 21 August 2019 | Updated: 22:38 BST, 21 August 2019

View
comments

 The Fulham rebuild off the pitch is being matched by what is happening on it.

From the ruins of relegation, Scott Parker has constructed a side primed for another Championship promotion push.

And his new-look team, playing in a new-look stadium with the Riverside Stand stripped of seats and ready for redevelopment, signalled their intent with a totally one-sided win against early-season surprise package Millwall.

Ivan Cavaleiro fires home the opening goal at Craven Cottage with a brilliant dipping effort

Ivan Cavaleiro fires home the opening goal at Craven Cottage with a brilliant dipping effort

Aleksandr Mitrovic rounds off the scoring from the penalty spot to seal a resounding win

Aleksandr Mitrovic rounds off the scoring from the penalty spot to seal a resounding win

Fulham were dominant throughout and sent a message to the rest of the Championship

Fulham were dominant throughout and sent a message to the rest of the Championship

One of the harsh lessons Fulham would have learned from last season and their £100m-plus spree is the danger of gambling on players who don’t know what they are getting into. 

 But boss Parker’s approach to building this year’s squad has focussed on filling it with players who possess Championship and promotion-winning know-how.

Three of them - two-goal Ivan Cavaleiro and fellow loan addition Anthony Knockaert plus retained talisman Aleksandar Mitrovic were the scorers as Fulham’s season gained further momentum with a third successive win.

Anthony Knockaert made it 2-0 to Fulham with a fine header from close range

Anthony Knockaert made it 2-0 to Fulham with a fine header from close range

The winger was a threat throughout and appears to be a sound piece of summer business

The winger was a threat throughout and appears to be a sound piece of summer business

Fulham boss Scott Parker refused to carry away with Fulham's impressive victory

Fulham boss Scott Parker refused to carry away with Fulham's impressive victory

Parker said: ‘The most pleasing thing as a coach is, after all the work of the

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

NEXT sport news Arsenal scouts to watch Red Bull Salzburg star Dominik Szoboszlai in action ...