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FC Player of the Day, 17 Jan: Anthony Knockaert (Fulham)
Player of the Day

FC Player of the Day, 17 Jan: Anthony Knockaert (Fulham)

The Frenchman scored the only goal of the game as the Cottagers defeated Middlesbrough.

 
9:00am on Saturday 18th January 2020
By
Martin Macdonald
Anthony Knockaert
W, DM (R) - Fulham - 28 yrs
MAN OF THE MATCH
90'
9.0
Jan 17, 2020
90Minutes played
1Goals
5Total shots
3Crosses
23Final third passes
11Touches in box
10Ball recovered
76Touches

Anthony Knockaert proved to be the difference in the Friday night Championship game between Fulham and Middlesbrough, scoring the solitary goal of the match just six minutes in.

After playing a part in the build up, he made his went into the penalty area and positioned himself perfectly to score from a yard out after the sizzling cross from Joe Bryan.

From then on the confidence was flowing, as he tried his luck with another five shots on goal, albeit not as successfully.

He was a constant thorn in the side of the Boro defence, enjoying 11 touches inside the box and sending 23 passes into the final third.

His hard work shouldn't be overlooked, though, as he helped Fulham out with an impressive 10 ball recoveries during his 90 minutes on the pitch, too.

28 yrs - W, DM (R) - Fulham
68
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
JavaScript chart by amChartsLDefendingCreativePassingAttackingShootingDecisiveAerialsPhysical10-10-5051015100%
1863
Played matches
28
3
4
Shots P90
2.41
Shots On target P90
0.97
Successful passing %
85%
Final third passes P90
17.77

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