Date: 3rd May 2021 at 6:10pm
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Ian Wright has been speaking on the latest edition of Match of the Day to discuss Saturday’s Premier League games and one match he spent some time on was Fulham’s 2-0 defeat to Chelsea.

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Nice easy one to start off with, who currently sits top of the table?

Scott Parker’s side managed ten shots in the match, but they failed to score and are nine points from safety with four games to go.

Fulham have only scored 25 goals all season, but despite this, Aleksandar Mitrovic has played a bit-part role, and this has confused Wright.

He said: (39:56) “I think so [when asked if Fulham would be relegated] and, for me it’s baffling that [Mitrovic hasn’t played], whatever you say about Mitrovic, he does score goals.

“I would have just left him in there because we saw with them chances [ones against Chelsea], you need a focal point.

“That’s something that’s baffled me all season, no Mitrovic.”

Do you think Fulham should play Mitrovic more?

Yes, he could score some goals

Yes, he could score some goals

No, he has failed us before

No, he has failed us before

TIF Thoughts on Mitrovic…

The Serbian scored two goals at the beginning of the season against Leeds United, but since then, he has had varying amounts of game time and only scored one more league goal.

Mitrovic has had his struggles this season, but he has scored 24 Premier League goals for both Newcastle United and Fulham, which is one less than ’s side have managed this season.

So you can see why Wright is confused that Mitrovic has been left out, but even if he played a more prominent role for Fulham, it could be too late.

However, we would still like to see Mitrovic feature more at some point before the end of the season to give Fulham a fighting chance of taking the relegation battle to the final day.

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