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Fulham into Championship play-off final

Fulham into Championship play-off final

Derby beat Fulham 1-0 in the first leg at Pride Park to continue their wait for a first win in any play-off match.

Ryan Sessegnon of Fulham.

The Serbian worldwide, whose price has been enhanced from 17/20 (1.85), joined Fulham on loan in February and netted 12 times in just 17 league outings - making him his side's second-top scorer behind Ryan Sessegnon.

Fulham, who have only lost twice since December 16, will now meet either Aston Villa or Middlesbrough at the national stadium on May 26 and are 90 minutes away from a first return to the Premier League since 2014.

Gary Rowett's charges held off a late Fulham charge and now travel to Craven Cottage tonight in an attempt to seal a place across the way, in Wembley, for the play-off final.

Carson then had to be alert to tip Aboubakar Kamara's effort over the bar before the keeper produced an incredible point-blank save to keep out Mitrovic's close-range header.

The 29-year-old lasted full throttle of the game.

The onslaught continued and 19 minutes later the hosts found the goal that put Wembley in sight when Odoi climbed highest from a corner to head home into the far corner.

Fulham will be making it to Wembley for the first time in 43 years, where the face the victor of the game between Aston Villa and Middlesborough.

Sessegnon said afterwards: 'We pushed and pushed and should have scored early in the first half. "When we had the chance to pass the ball, we looked edgy and we didn't handle the ball well enough". "The players showed great belief and confidence and it is credit to my players", he said. We showed more defensive concentration in the first leg, but in the second, we didn't do that.

"I have been asked many times about our trust and self-confidence".

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