Gomes (8) â€“ Not a whole lot to do but composed and confident in everything. Good tip over from Gera header at start of second half.
Corluka (6) â€“ Fine defensively but frustrating going forward as despite him combining well with Kranjcar the play tends to slow down when heâ€™s on the ball.
Assou-Ekotto (7) â€“ Very good at the back. Helped out Bassong with Zamora effectively and kept Duff in check. His poor crossing didnâ€™t fit with his generally skilful performance.
Bassong (7) â€“ Difficult to judge as we donâ€™t know what his orders were. If they were to stop Zamora turning and not give away free kicks then he did well. A tough afternoon for him.
Dawson (7) â€“ Solid and dependable as ever. Restricted his hoofs towards Crouch.
Bale (8) â€“ Continually dangerous & exciting on the left wing. Rarely wasted possession.
Palacios (9) â€“ A superb performance. Full of running and controlled passing and skill.
Modric (7) â€“ Saw plenty of the ball but found the Fulham defence just as difficult to break down as everybody else.
Kranjcar (7) â€“ His shooting seemed our best chance of a goal for long periods, unfortunately his efforts were either charged down or inaccurate mostly. Worked hard defensively.
Pavlyuchenko (6) â€“ Suffered due to lack of service. Generally anonymous.
Crouch (6) â€“ More prominent than Pav but still ineffective. The ball rarely stuck to him when played forward, too often it just bounced out of a jumble of arms and legs.
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