Fulham looking to secure Premier League points on the table when he hosts Aston Villa tonight
Scott Parker’s side suffered a tough comeback in the top flight, losing to Arsenal and Leeds United to be useless after two games
Fulham saw Sheffield in the midweek Carabao Cup on Wednesday and is hoping to chain that first win against a Villa side that escaped relegation on the final matchday of last season
Captain Tom Cairney returns in the starting XI for Fulham tonight, with Tim Ream and Bobby Reid in an apparent tactical change from manager Scott Parker
Harrison Reed is completely absent, Josh Onomah and Aboubakar Kamara both falling on the bench
This game will be played behind closed doors at Craven Cottage with no fans due to the presence of government guidelines regarding the coronavirus
TV Channel: The match will be broadcast live on Sky Sports’ Premier League and Main Event channels, and is available via Now TV
Live streaming: Sky Sports subscribers can stream the match online through SkyGo and the SkyGo app
Fulham just didn’t seem to make the defensive upgrades needed to compete successfully at this level
It is potentially crucial to avoid a third successive loss at the top of the page here and fall into an early spiral, although Villa is full of confidence after surviving the Blades last week.
We expect an entertaining and potentially high encounter that will end squarely, perhaps with Fulham wasting a lead due to his defensive weaknesses
Of the 26 Premier League meetings between the clubs, Aston Villa have won nine and Fulham six, with 11 draws
Their last top-level meeting was in April 2014, when the late header from Hugo Rodallega claimed a 2-1 victory for the Cottagers at Villa Park
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