Fulham were stunned at Craven Cottage after held into a 1-1 draw by rivals Bournemouth to drop 2 massive points in the Premier League direct promotion race. Following a goalless first half draw, Bournemouth opened the scoring in the 46th minute through Solanke who was assisted Billing before Adarabioyo equalized for the hosts in the 84th after clever assist from Caairney to seal a vital point for Fulham. Steve Cook was praised after making a great block for the Cherries to denie Fulham the winner as the match ended in a 1-1 draw. After the 1-1 draw, Fulham climbed up to position in the Championship table with 44 points while Bournemouth moved to position 2 with 43 points.
Westbrom are currently position 4 in the Championship table with 34 points, which is 10 points below leaders Fulham ahead of their Saturday fixture against 6th placed Coventry as the race for Premier League promotion intensifies. Barnsley will host Huddersfield, Blackburn will entertain Preston North End, Cardiff will host Sheffield United and Swansea travels to Middlesbrough on Saturday evening.
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