FULHAM VS LEICESTER A very good evening and welcome to our live-text coverage of Fulham vs Leicester. We've been spoiled so far with some mental midweek matches with four red cards yesterday and Manchester United's massacre of Southampton. Leicester, of course, were Southampton's most recent 9-0 tormenters having beaten them by the same scoreline last season. Will they be so annoyed at United for stealing their thunder that they go and smashed Fulham 10-0 this evening? Fulham, meanwhile, are seven points adrift of safety and in desperate need of a win, especially as relegation rivals Sheffield United have started stringing a few results together. Plenty to play for a 90 minutes to play it in so stick with us for all the build-up, hype a highlights.

Premier League / Matchday 22
Craven Cottage / 03.02.2021
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Pete Sharland
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Pete Sharland
Updated 03/02/2021 at 19:54 GMT
End of 2nd Half
FULL TIME
Leicester ease to victory for their first win at Craven Cottage for 38 years.
Fulham have barely had a sniff tonight and head into the tunnel with their heads down. They face a long road ahead,a road that looks increasingly like it has the Championship at the end of it.
Leicester stay third and bounce back after their 3-1 loss to Leeds last time out.
90+2'
Three minutes added on here and Leicester are just keepig it in the corners at the moment.
A strange game this in truth, and not a classic by any measure. Nothing has really happened really except two individual moments of brilliance from James Maddison that lead to goals.
Other than that, there have been very few chances.
90'
Cavaleiro has done well since he'scomeon but looks frustrated not to see the same efforts from his teammates.
Mitrovic has been completely anonymous. Utterly uninvolved.
88'
In by Fulham, out by Leicester. Repeat ad finitum.
It's a bold move by the Foxes to essentially just sit on this lead and not bother scoring a third, but it's worked so far.
85'
Fulham have to make something happen now but they'relacking urgency. They really don'tlook like a team capable of scoring two goals in the final five minutes here.
Their latest attack breaks down as Soyuncu is brought down.
81'
CLOSE!
Decordova-Reid hits the side-netting with Ricardo's brilliant defending just about doing enough to stop the forward getting a clear shot on goal.
The hosts can'tdo much with the following corner, and we're back in midfield.
77'
Barnes has made way for Amartey as the Foxes just make sure of this win with some reinforcements at the back.
Oh, and Mendy has picked up a yellow card too.
Harvey Barnes
Off
Harvey Barnes
Leicester City
Leicester City
On target1
Blocked Shots1
Fouls1
Wide1
Daniel Amartey
On
Daniel Amartey
Leicester City
Leicester City
75'
Leicester are 15 minutes away from their first win on this ground in 38 years...
Gary Lineker was in that team.
73'
Fulham with all the possession but Leicester look so comfortably soaking it up.
I wouldn't even call it pressure, more like a slight push.
71'
Fulham make their third change as Loftus-Cheek comes off for Decordova-Reid.
Final throw of the dice with another attacking change.
20 minutes to go.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek
Off
Ruben Loftus-Cheek
Fulham
Fulham
Fouls2
Fouls against2
Offsides1
Free Kicks1
Bobby Decordova-Reid
On
Bobby Decordova-Reid
Fulham
Fulham
68'
Leicester look fairly happy to coast through this one. But Fulham have a corner now!
But Lookman fails to clear the first man with Albrighton heading clear.
64'
DISALLOWED GOAL!
Ricardo plays alovely one-two with Barnes before smashing past Areola.
The two celebrate together and everything but it's all cut short as the linesman's flag was up for an offside on Barnes.
62'
Fulham just starting to enjoy a little more possession now, but it's the sameoldstory when they reach the final third. No end product.
61'
DOUBLE CHANGE
Leicester's turn.
Albrighton is on for Perez,with Choudhury making way for Mendy.
57'
Pereira has done well on his return to action after such a long time out. He's so good at giving wingers a yard or two before sliding in and making the tackle.
In the center of the park, Lookman has a go from distance that *almost* dips on to the bar. Almost.
53'
Leicester look very comfortably. They're coasting their way through this in truth.
52'
Iheanacho has the ball in the net and fullyexpects a flag. It takes a moment but he finally gets one. I think he was a second away from celebrating then but he was about 10 yards offside.
Soyuncu is causing all sorts of chaos in the box at the moment with his head. I'm surprised he'snot scored yet.
49'
Cavaleiro almost makes an immediate impact with a belting effort from distance but it flies wide.
Could've been a worldy. Alas.
2nd Half
46'
Back underway!
And it's a double change for Fulham.
Anguissa is off for Lemina. Tete is also off for Cavaleiro.
Parker trying to shift things up then.
End of 1st Half
HALF TIME
Suckerpunch for Fulham just before half-time as the imperious Maddison gets his second assist as Leicester double their lead.
Can they respond? Looks unlikely.