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F. Schär
Penalty Goal
0 - 2
80'
J. Hendrick
M. Almirón
76'
T. Francois
J. Bryan
75'
K. Tete
Yellow Card
23'
J. Willock
Goal
0 - 1

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64% 35%
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3
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Shots On Target 0 4
Total Passes 596 333
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Commentary

That's all for now though, goodbye!
The result means that Newcastle climb up to 12th to end the season. Meanwhile, Fulham finish 18th.
Willock and Schar ensure that Newcastle collect a 2-0 win - and that Fulham fall to another defeat. The hosts started brightly: Cavaleiro and Lookman both came close to opening the scoring and it looked like the beginning of a promising display. However, Newcastle took the lead on the counter when Willock surged into the Fulham box before sweeping beyond Rodak, for his seventh goal in seven consecutive games. The hosts fought hard for an equaliser and their closest moment came in the second half when Cavaleiro missed a one-on-one. In a familiar story for the relegated side though, they failed to capitalise on their opportunities, and when Ritchie won a late penalty, Schar stepped up to punish Fulham and make it 2-0,   
90' + 1' FULL TIME: Fulham 0-2 Newcastle United
90' Well, it's looking like another defeat for Fulham. They've played well in the second half, but just couldn't quite score - and now they've been punished by Schar's penalty.  
F. Schär
Penalty Goal
88' SCHAR SCORES FROM THE SPOT! 2-0! Schar confidently stutters towards the ball, before sending Rodak the wrong way and tapping the ball slowly into the bottom left corner!  
87' Penalty to Newcastle! Ritchie works a one-two on the edge of the box, before surging onto the return ball where he's tripped by Tete! The referee pauses before awarding a penalty to the visitors!  
86' Chance! De Cordova-Reid slams in a low cross and it flicks off Maja and into the path of Carvalho, who has a close range shot blocked by Fernandez!  
84' Adarabioyo angles a long ball over the top, but Maja can't quite get there before Dubravka.  
82' Cavaleiro's outswinging corner bounces off Longstaff, but - fortunately for Newcastle - it goes straight into the grasp of Dubravka.
J. Hendrick
M. Almirón
80' Another defensive change for Newcastle - Almiron makes way for Hendrick.
78' Almiron leads a promising three-on-three for the visitors, but his eventual pass towards Ritchie is misplaced and Fulham rebuild.
T. Francois
J. Bryan
76' Bryan is replaced by Francois at wing-back.
K. Tete
Yellow Card
75' Tete is booked after a late, high challenge on Longstaff.  
75' Another Fulham corner amounts to nothing as Cavaleiro's delivery is grabbed by Dubravka.
F. Schär
E. Krafth
72' Krafth is replaced in defence by Schar.
70' Maja collects a pass from Loftus-Cheek inside the box, but his eventual shot slams wildly over the bar.
68' Close! Ritchie clips in a dangerous free-kick and it's met by Gayle eight yards out, who can only steer his header over the bar!   
67' Newcastle have managed just one shot in the second half, as Fulham have successfully pinned them inside their own half.  
D. Gayle
A. Saint-Maximin
65' Saint-Maximin walks off to be replaced by Gayle.
65' Carvalho's bending effort from 25-yards swings narrowly wide of the far post. 
J. Maja
A. Lookman
64' Lookman is replaced by Maja in attack.
63' Tete heads away Shelvey's deep free-kick at the back post, under pressure from Fernandez.   
61' Saint-Maximin attempts to kickstart a break for Newcastle as he feeds Longstaff, but the midfielder slows the game down and the chance fades.   
59' That miss could be crucial for Fulham. They'd been steadily building the pressure on Newcastle and it led to a one-on-one for Cavaleiro that the attacker couldn't take!   
57' Huge miss! Carvalho cuts out an errant pass from Willock and draws in the final defender before laying it off to Cavaleiro, who blazes his shot over from eight yards with just Dubravka to beat!  
56' Fulham have started with plenty of intensity in this half, but they're yet to create a clear shooting chance.   
54' Ritchie is down with a head injury and the game is paused for treatment. The defender is up currently, and it looks like he should be able to continue. 
52' Bryan smashes in a dangerous low cross that ricochets back out to him, before his second delivery drifts straight to Dubravka.   
50' Saint-Maximin's deep cross is claimed authoritatively by Rodak.   
48' Four of Fulham's eight first half shots came from outside the box - they'll need to show a little more patience and invention during the second 45 if they're to stage a comeback.   
R. Loftus-Cheek
A. Zambo Anguissa
46' Anguissa makes way for Loftus-Cheek at half time.
46' Fulham get the second half underway.
Fulham have looked toothless since going behind and they'll need to show more incision in attack if they're to recover in this match.   
Willock's seventh goal in seven consecutive games gives Newcastle a slender lead at the break. Fulham started confidently and could have taken the lead through Cavaleiro and Lookman, but they fell behind when Willock surged into the box before sweeping in a neat finish. From there, Newcastle looked comfortable at the back and the hosts struggled to create chances, ensuring that Newcastle lead 1-0 at half time.   
45' + 1' HALF TIME: Fulham 0-1 Newcastle United
45' One minute of stoppage time is added.  
43' Saint-Maximin slips Ritchie in down the right flank, but his eventual cross is hooked away by Ream.   
41' Fulham work an intricate move that ends with Fernandez heading away De Cordova-Reid's cross.  
39' Chance! Bryan's shot deflects into the path of Cavaleiro inside the box, and the attacker bends a curling effort from 12 yards that swerves narrowly wide of the far post!   
37' Saint-Maximin leads a counter-attack for the visitors, but he lacks support and his eventual shot skews well wide.  
35' Dubravka punches Bryan's looping cross to safety.
33' Newcastle have looked fairly comfortable at the back since taking the lead, and Fulham will need to show more invention to break them down.   
31' Ritchie's corner is headed away by Adarabioyo and Fulham look to break quickly, but Dubravka rushes out to intercept Anguissa's throughball.  
29' Lookman brings down De Cordova-Reid's dangerous cross, but just as he's about to shoot he's penalised for a push on Krafth.  
27' Almiron scurries into the Fulham half, before hitting a tame effort straight at Rodak.  
25' Well, it was against the run of play but Newcastle lead! It's a familiar story for Fulham who find themselves behind despite plenty of hard work.    
J. Willock
Goal
23' WILLOCK! 1-0 NEWCASTLE! It's seven goals in seven consecutive games for Willock! The attacker embarks on a long run towards the Fulham box, and once he gets into the area he runs into Ream before collecting a fortunate bounce and sweeping a low, 12-yard finish beyond Rodak!  
22' Willock's 25-yard effort trickles well wide via a deflection. Ritchie's resulting corner drops to Saint-Maximin, but Anguissa is there to dispossess him.     
21' Close! Fulham continue to build the pressure as Cavaleiro darts inside Krafth before fizzing a 20-yard shot narrowly wide of the far post!   
19' Cavaleiro's corner is cleared away by Fernandez. Fulham have made a promising start here though.
17' Cavaleiro's dangerous free-kick is glanced behind by Dummett.   
15' Almiron drives into the Fulham half, but he can't quite pick out Murphy as Adarabioyo intercepts his throughball.   
13' Fulham attempt to take control of the game with a long spell of possession.   
11' Almost! Lookman collects a long diagonal and jinks inside past Krafth before drilling a 20-yard shot inches wide of the near post! 
9' Onomah helps the hosts clear their lines after a succession of Newcastle corners.
8' Close! Saint-Maximin glides past Tete on the edge of the box, before drilling a low shot across goal that takes a deflection before skewing inches wide of the far post!  
7' Newcastle’s Joe Willock has been in fine form recently, and is on the cusp of history. He's scored in each of his last six Premier League appearances, becoming the youngest ever player to achieve that feat. Only one player has scored in seven in a row for Newcastle – Alan Shearer between September and November 1996.
5' Cavaleiro's outswinging corner is headed well wide by Anguissa from eight yards out.
4' Lookman shimmies into the box, before drilling in a low cross that Fernandez hacks clear.   
3' Shelvey hits an ambitious pass over the top towards Murphy, but Rodak anticipates the danger and races off his line to claim it.   
1' Newcastle United get the first half underway.
The players are emerging from the tunnel and kick off is just seconds away!
It’s been a tough run of late for Fulham and they’ll be desperate to turn this around and please their fans today. They’ve taken just two points from their last 27 available in the Premier League, with these points coming courtesy of draws away at Arsenal and Manchester United.
Newcastle make one change after beating Sheffield United 1-0 – Joelinton is replaced by Sean Longstaff.
Fulham make three changes to the side that drew with Manchester United last time out: Areola is replaced by Rodak in goal, while Lemina and Reed make way for Tete and Onomah.
SUBS: Dwight Gayle, Mark Gillespie, Javier Manquillo, Matthew Longstaff, Ciaran Clark, Jamal Lewis, Jeff Hendrick, Fabian Schar, Andy Carroll.
NEWCASTLE UNITED (3-5-2): Martin Dubravka; Emil Krafth, Federico Fernandez, Paul Dummett; Jacob Murphy, Sean Longstaff, Jonjo Shelvey, Joe Willock, Matt Ritchie; Allan Saint-Maximin, Miguel Almiron.
SUBS: Mario Lemina, Ola Aina, Alphonse Areola, Michael Hector, Josh Maja, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Sylvester Jasper, Tyrese Francois.
FULHAM (3-4-3): Marek Rodak; Kenny Tete, Tosin Adarabioyo, Tim Ream; Bobby De Cordova-Reid, Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa, Josh Onomah, Joe Bryan; Fabio Carvalho, Ivan Cavaleiro, Ademola Lookman.
Newcastle, meanwhile, are in 15th after a late run of form helped pull them away from the relegation battle. They’ve won four of their last seven games and they’ll be looking to continue this form today as they look ahead to next season.
Hello and welcome to live commentary of this Premier League fixture between Fulham and Newcastle United. The hosts have already been relegated but they’ll have pride to play for today: they’re currently in 18th (two points ahead of 19th place West Brom) and they’ll be looking for a lift to end a difficult season.