March 1, 2024

Utilita Performance of the Week: Fulham

(Nominations include Premier League, EFL Championship, EFL League One, EFL League Two, Barclays WSL, and Barclays Women’s Championship fixtures)

The League Managers Association’s panel, comprising LMA Chairman Howard Wilkinson, Sir Alex Ferguson, Chris Hughton, Rachel Yankey, Les Ferdinand, Clare Tomlinson, Dave Bassett, and Barry Fry has determined that the Utilita Performance of the Week Award should go to Fulham for their performance against Manchester United on Saturday the 24th of February.

Fulham manager, Marco Silva, will receive the Utilita Performance of the Week trophy.

Match Report

A sensational 2-1 win saw Fulham pick up their first victory at Old Trafford for 21 years on Saturday afternoon.

After dominating the hosts with an imperious performance, a second half Calvin Bassey thunderbolt was cancelled out by Harry Maguire before Alex Iwobi struck late to grab a deserved three points.

Marco Silva made six changes from the side that were edged out by Aston Villa a week ago at Craven Cottage. Calvin Bassey & Alex Iwobi, fresh from their AFCON exploits with Nigeria were re-inserted into the starting XI along with Harrison Reed, Saša Lukić, Tosin & Harry Wilson. With João Palhinha suspended it would be Reed and Lukić who would be tasked with adding steel to our midfield in hostile surroundings.

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