Interim Fulham manager Scott Parker has insisted that his side were unlucky in their 2-1 defeat against Chelsea on Sunday afternoon, and was full of praise for his players' second-half showing.
First-half goals from Gonzalo Higuain and Jorginho condemned the Cottagers to yet another defeat, further denting their hopes of avoiding relegation back into the Championship after just one season of top flight football.
Parker was quick to put a positive spin on the outcome of the match, suggesting that his side were unlucky not to come away with at least a point.
“I may be speaking with my heart, but I believe 2-2 would have been a much fairer result, we’ve had a disallowed goal and their ‘keeper has pulled off some amazing saves." he said, as per Fulham's club website.
“It felt amazing, it’s been a six or seven-year process after starting my coaching badges such a long time ago.
“When you set out on them, the main aim is eventually sitting in a dugout managing a team.