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Fantastic Fabio, Sensational Seri: An ode to the greatest Fulham performance in recent memory

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What more can we say than, wow.

Fulham may have only beaten Millwall 2-1, but that was the most dominant performance we’ve seen from the Whites in years.

Yes, we won 5-1 at the weekend with 10 men, and yes we once went 23 games undefeated under Slavisa Jokanovic, but we’ve never felt as relentlessly attacking and dominant as we did for the first 85 minutes on Tuesday.

Even under Jokanovic, performances were often a little slow to get going. We’d move through the gears, and when it clicked we played some beautiful stuff, but it was never dominance like we saw against Gary Rowett’s side.

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The only way to describe the game against Millwall was like playing a game on FIFA on amateur difficulty, that’s genuinely how easy Marco Silva’s men made it look at The Den.

Every time Fulham went forward they looked like scoring and every time they lost the ball they had it back within seconds. It was intense, it was sublime and it was mesmerising.

Within 10 minutes we were two goals up, and if it weren’t for some poor finishing and some great last-ditch defending, it could have been seven or eight.

To a man, Fulham were excellent against the Lions. Kenny Tete and Antonee Robinson didn’t let Millwall have a sniff of a counter-attack, while Neeskens Kebano looked more like Johan Neeskens.

However, two players, in particular, deserve special praise.

Jean Michael Seri put in one of the most dominant midfield performances we’ve seen at this level without breaking a sweat, while Fabio Carvalho showed just why he’s going to be the next big thing.

Carvalho’s performance was reminiscent of Jack Grealish’s showings for Aston Villa at this level. Nobody could get near him on the ball, and while he got two goal contributions, he could have had even more on another day.

Carvalho carved that defence open time and time again, and while it’s not quite a cold wet night in Stoke, Millwall away on a windy Tuesday is about as demanding a game as you’ll ever get as a flair player.

It may have only been 2-1, but in our view, that’s the best Fulham have played for a very, very long time.

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