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Fulham are relegated after Watford defeat

2 Apr 2019
Watford v Fulham

Cottagers become second team to drop into the Championship after they lose 4-1 at Vicarage Road

Fulham have been relegated from the Premier League after a 4-1 defeat at Watford.

They drop into the Championship with five matches left to play having lost 24 of their 33 matches.

Bottom seven

Pos Team Pl GD Pts
14 BOU 38 -14 45
15 BUR 38 -23 40
16 SOU 38 -20 39
17 BHA 38 -25 36
18 CAR 38 -35 34
19 FUL 38 -47 26
20 HUD 38 -54 16

Abdoulaye Doucoure gave Watford the lead at Vicarage Road and after Ryan Babel equalised, second-half goals from Will Hughes, Troy Deeney and Kiko Femenia sealed Fulham's fate.

"We played well first half but ultimately the second half, after the second goal goes in, it's a snapshot of our season," Fulham caretaker manager Scott Parker told the club's official website.

"It sums it up. We've played well in spells in games but that 10 minute or so period was really poor. We can't weather a storm. In the Championship you get away with it, but in this division you're not getting away with it."

See: Watford report | Fulham report

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