Fulham have found life difficult since returning to the Premier League this season. The Cottagers are just two points above the relegation heap currently. Fulham are winless in their last five fixtures and they are still hurting from the 5-1 blasting Arsenal gave them in gameweek 8. Fulham’s woes could come to an end on Saturday in their massive six-pointer versus Cardiff.
Fulham’s Mitrovic, Schurrle and Vietto to sign against Cardiff
Slavisa Jokanovic and his players should still feel confident going into gameweek 9’s match against Cardiff City. The Bluebirds have been downright awful this season collecting two points from 24. Cardiff have lost five straight games scoring just four goals during that run.
Fulham’s trip to Wales comes at the right time. They need a win desperately and Saturday’s match could finally see Fulham’s stars take flight.
Aleksandar Mitrovic leads Fulham in Fantasy Premier League points with 42. His last two gameweeks have been poor with just three points collected. Mitrovic is still second in the Premier League in goals with five. He hasn’t scored in three games.
Cardiff gives Mitrovic the chance to find the back of the net once more. The striker is coming off of a good international break having scored two goals against Serbia.
Mitrovic will need his creative players back in form to succeed. Andre Schurrle, who arrived over the summer from Borussia Dortmund, has tallied three goals. However, he hasn’t registered an assist yet. Jokanovic needs the German to create goals, something he has done 46 times in his career already.
Fulham’s secret creative weapon has been Luciano Vietto. While Schurrle hasn’t been able to unlock defences, Vietto has tallied four assists. The striker was surprisingly let go out on loan by Atletico Madrid in the summer. Vietto has since thrived in Jokanovic’s attack. His assisted allowed Schurrle to tally Fulham’s only goal against Arsenal during their previously mentioned beatdown.
The trio of attacking talent are the players who can lead Fulham to victory on Saturday. Fantasy Premier League managers should keep an eye on the three players and prepare for them to score big against lowly Cardiff.