Coventry Metropolis 4-1 Fulham: Sky Blues hit again to hammer hapless Cottagers

Matt Godden’s controversial 51st-minute penalty towards Fulham was the important thing turning level on the Coventry Constructing Society Area

Coventry Metropolis produced a surprising second-half fightback to beat Fulham and put their 5-0 midweek routing at Luton behind them.

Mark Robins’ rampant Sky Blues went in at half-time 1-0 down after Kyle McFadzean’s personal objective was allowed to face regardless of showing to be fouled by Aleksandr Mitrovic.

However Metropolis turned it spherical at hand Fulham their worst league defeat since Could 2019.

Championship prime scorer Viktor Gyokeres equalised straight after the break, the primary of three Metropolis objectives in simply 14 minutes, earlier than he wrapped up victory with their fourth – and his second – on 70.

In between, Matt Godden additionally scored from an contentiously-awarded 51st-minute penalty after he had gone down with out showing to be touched below a problem from Antonee Robinson. And on-loan Chelsea midfielder Ian Maatsen scored the objective of the sport on 61 minutes.

He lashed residence a wonderfully struck left-foot shot after Fankaty Dabo’s right-wing cross discovered its manner Maatsen in house within the left nook of the field.

Extra to observe.

Participant of the match

GyökeresViktor Gyökeres

Coventry Metropolis

  1. Squad quantity17Participant titleGyökeres

  2. Squad quantity10Participant titleO’Hare

  3. Squad quantity18Participant titleMaatsen

  4. Squad quantity24Participant titleGodden

  5. Squad quantity23Participant titleDabo

  6. Squad quantity6Participant titleKelly

  7. Squad quantity15Participant titleHyam

  8. Squad quantity1Participant titleMoore

  9. Squad quantity14Participant titleSheaf

  10. Squad quantity3Participant titleClarke-Salter

  11. Squad quantity5Participant titleMcFadzean

  12. Squad quantity19Participant titleWalker

Fulham

  1. Squad quantity6Participant titleReed

  2. Squad quantity14Participant titleDe Cordova-Reid

  3. Squad quantity9Participant titleMitrovic

  4. Squad quantity8Participant titleWilson

  5. Squad quantity4Participant titleOdoi

  6. Squad quantity7Participant titleKebano

  7. Squad quantity26Participant titleMawson

  8. Squad quantity33Participant titleRobinson

  9. Squad quantity13Participant titleReam

  10. Squad quantity21Participant titleGazzaniga

  11. Squad quantity25Participant titleOnomah

  12. Squad quantity24Participant titleSeri

  13. Squad quantity19Participant titleRodrigo Muniz

  14. Squad quantity17Participant titleCavaleiro

Line-ups

Coventry

Formation 3-4-1-2

  • 1Moore
  • 15Hyam
  • 5McFadzean
  • 3Clarke-Salter
  • 23Dabo
  • 6Kelly
  • 14Sheaf
  • 18MaatsenBooked at 63mins
  • 10O’Hare
  • 24Godden
  • 17GyökeresSubstituted forWalkerat 90′minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Rose
  • 7Jones
  • 8Allen
  • 13Wilson
  • 19Walker
  • 20Kane
  • 26Shipley

Fulham

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 21Gazzaniga
  • 4OdoiBooked at 69mins
  • 26Mawson
  • 13Ream
  • 33RobinsonBooked at 85mins
  • 25OnomahSubstituted forSeriat 56′minutes
  • 6Reed
  • 8Wilson
  • 14De Cordova-ReidSubstituted forMuniz Carvalhoat 68′minutes
  • 7KebanoSubstituted forCavaleiroat 68′minutes
  • 9MitrovicBooked at 66mins

Substitutes

  • 1Rodák
  • 16Tosin
  • 17Cavaleiro
  • 19Muniz Carvalho
  • 20Quina
  • 23Bryan
  • 24Seri

Referee:
Gavin Ward

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