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Fulham 4 Burnley 2: Aleksandar Mitrovic scores double as hosts seal first win of the season

Aleksandar Mitrović scored a brace as Fulham sealed their first Premier League win in over four years with a 4-2 victory over Burnley at Craven Cottage. 

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Aleksandar Mitrović scored a brace as Fulham sealed their 1st Premier League win in over four years with a 4-2 conclusion over Burnley at Craven bungalow. 

There were 5 goals in associate action-packed half, with 3 of these scored inside the house of 5 minutes.

Fulham took the lead with simply 3 minutes vie through a surprising strike from summer sign language Jean Michel Seri that flew into the highest right-hand corner. The guests quickly John Drew level but once Jeff Hendrick smashed the ball home at the second time of asking.  

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Neither manager was left with much to cheer about following their respective weekend results.

Carnage then ensued once Fulham forward Mitrovic scored 2 headers within the house of 2 minutes and 7 seconds, before James Tarkowski scored his second goal in as several games to present Sean Dyche's men hope going into the interval.

Burnley were dealt a true blow too soon within the first-half once Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson - their chief creater - was forced off with a hamstring downside.

And Andre Schurrle then deservedly sealed the points with simply ten minutes to play, firing home once Mitrovic saw a strike cannon back down the post.

Scroll down for New Gersy Sport’s comprehensive preview…

Start time
Fulham vs Burnley will kick off at 4:00pm on Sunday 26th August

TV, online and live stream coverage
BT Sports subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sports app. Coverage starts at 7pm.

You can follow all the build-up and action from 6.30pm with New Gersy Sport’s LIVE blog.

Team news

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is not yet ready to return for Arsenal from knee ligament damage, so will miss out on a reunion with his former club, while Mohamed Elneny has been ruled out for three weeks with an ankle injury.

Jack Wilshere, Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac were all welcomed back into the fold during a midweek Europa League semi-final clash with Atletico Madrid, and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is available again after being ineligible for continental competition

For Manchester United, only backup goalkeeper Sergio Romero is missing and Phil Jones could feature for the first time since February after recovering from a hamstring injury.

United have a more or less full panel to choose from for the game, with no fresh injury concerns following their loss to West Brom.

Mourinho has hinted that he will rotate his team with the semi-final against Spurs in mind.

Predicted Line-ups
Fulham XI: Fabri, Fosu-Mensah, Chambers, Ream, Bryan, Cairney, Anguissa, Seri, Sessegnon, Mitrovic, Kamara
Burnley XI: Hart, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Ward, Lennon, Cork, Westwood, Gudmundsson, Hendrick, Wood

More To Know
Fulham vs Burnley
3:00am Sunday 26th August
Rose Bowl  

Fulham 3-2 Burnley


Fulham 4-2 Burnley

Source: https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/fulham-4-burnley-2-aleksandar-mitrovic-scores-double-as-hosts-seal-first-win-of-the-season-a3920651.html


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