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Match Preview: Fulham v Bristol Rovers

22 August 2017

Rovers make the journey to West London to take on Championship outfit, Fulham F.C in the Carabao Cup.

Rovers progressed to the second to the second round thanks to a 4-1 victory over Cambridge at the Mem, while Fulham defeated Wycombe Wanderers 2-0 to get through to the second round.

Darrell's View: "They will be right in the mix in the Championship, they had a good last season and have an excellent manager.

"I watched them in the trophy against Portsmouth where a lot of the younger players featured, they were good and talented players. Tuesday's game will be a challenge for us.”

Opposition: So far this season Fulham registered three draws and a defeat in the SkyBet Championship, with Slaviša Jokanović side, defeated on Saturday at Sheffield Wednesday.

Last Time Out: Rovers have previous history with Fulham in cup competitions. The sides last met in the 2007/08 season, where goals from Craig Hinton and Danny Coles earnt Rovers an FA Cup Third Round Replay at the Mem against the west-London side. In the replay at the Memorial Stadium, Rovers came out on top in a penalty shoot-out.

Tickets: Supporters will be able to purchase tickets on the day at Craven Cottage, for full information click HERE.

Keeping Up With The Game: Full match commentary of Rovers game with Fulham can be heard through iFollow Gas. 

Due to EFL regulations, there will be no live video stream of Tuesday's match, but live match commentary will still be available.

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Betting: The Football League’s primary sponsors have priced the game up with Rovers available at 5/1, Fulham at 8/15 with the draw available at 11/4.

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