Sessegnon leads comeback to e book play-off ultimate spot


A aim and an help from Ryan Sessegnon noticed Fulham attain the Championship play-off ultimate on the expense of Derby County.

Information 15 Might 2018, 02:13 IST


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Stefan Johansen (L) celebrates with Ryan Sessegnon

Fulham booked their place within the Championship play-off ultimate with a 2-Zero win over Derby County on Monday that sealed a 2-1 mixture victory within the semi-final.

Gary Rowett’s aspect gained the primary leg courtesy of a Cameron Jerome header however they have been second greatest for almost all of the return fixture at Craven Cottage.

Ryan Sessegnon, named the division’s participant of the season final month, scored the primary and arrange Denis Odoi’s decisive header to ship Slavisa Jokanovic’s into a gathering at Wembley with both Aston Villa or Middlesbrough.

Derby produced a dogged defensive effort to maintain Fulham at bay through the first leg and Monday’s fixture adopted an identical sample, with the hosts having fun with 67 per cent of possession and managing 10 pictures heading in the right direction to the guests’ one.

A surprising save from Scott Carson to disclaim Aleksandar Mitrovic saved the rating at Zero-Zero on the interval, however Sessegnon punished a uncommon piece of slack defending two minutes into the second half, amassing a unfastened ball within the field and rifling excessive into the web.

The 17-year-old offered the telling help 19 minutes later, bending a nook onto the pinnacle of Odoi, who glanced the ball over Carson and into the left-hand nook of the web to maintain Fulham’s promotion hopes alive for another match.

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