Slavisa Jokanovic defends Fulham tactics


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Fulham slipped to a 3-0 defeat at Manchester City on Saturday but boss Slavisa Jokanovic has no regrets over setting his side up to attack.

Manchester City are 1.67 to win the Premier League outright, with Liverpool available at 3.00 and Chelsea 10.00.

The Cottagers attempted to take the game to the champions and kept a high line in defence, but City had far too much quality and could have won by a greater margin had they been more clinical in front of goal.

Jokanovic admits his side were outclassed but he has no regrets regarding his tactics.

“This is how we want to play,” he said.

“I’ve seen many teams that want to attack and still lose to City. I’ve also seen teams sit back and lose the game too. We believe our style is the better choice for us to play.

We believe we can create chances. We showed some shyness today, like we didn’t want to hurt them.”

He added: “It’s tough – it’s not easy playing City. They played well and showed their quality. They are fighting for different targets to us.

We start both halves with big mistakes. We had some possession of the ball and chances but we didn’t create chances to win any points.”

Fulham host Watford in the next round of fixtures and are 2.40 to secure the win. The Hornets are 2.88 and a draw is available at 3.50.

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