Fulham moved into the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup for the primary time since 2004-05 with a convincing win at Championship high-flyers Ipswich City.
Harry Wilson put Fulham forward within the ninth minute when he collected Bobby de Cordova-Reid’s go and took it round advancing goalkeeper Christian Walton.
The guests hit the woodwork twice earlier than they made it 2-0 as Wilson’s low cross was completed by Rodrigo Muniz.
Tom Cairney added a 3rd, however Elkan Baggott headed in a late comfort.
The draw for the quarter-finals takes place afterward Wednesday, on Sky Sports activities, following the conclusion of the fourth-round tie between Manchester United and Newcastle.
Fulham too good for hosts
Ipswich, second within the Championship, modified their whole beginning 11 from the aspect that beat Plymouth 3-2, whereas Fulham made eight modifications from the staff that started the 1-1 draw with Brighton on the weekend.
Walton was making his first look of the season following a foot harm however dashed out of his penalty space and noticed Wilson take the ball round him earlier than slotting into an unguarded internet to provide the guests an early lead.
Marco Silva’s staff, 14th within the Premier League, had been the higher aspect all through and Fode Ballo-Toure’s deflected cross hit the crossbar earlier than Walton obtained fortunate when he fumbled Calvin Bassey’s shot, however the ball bounced off the submit.
City had received their final six residence matches however fell additional behind early within the second half, with Wilson’s deflected cross transformed by Muniz on the again submit.
Ipswich had fought again from two targets right down to beat Wolves 3-2 within the third spherical however couldn’t do the identical once more at Portman Street.
Cairney stretched Fulham’s benefit with a low strike from the sting of the penalty space with De Cordova-Reid getting his second help of the night.
The Suffolk aspect had scored in 31 video games in a row they usually prolonged that streak when substitute Baggott headed in from Jack Taylor’s nook from the left, however that didn’t show the spark for a fightback as Fulham eased by means of.
The Cottagers additionally reached the final eight of the competitors in 1967-68, 1970-71, 1999-00, 2000-01 and 2004-05 however misplaced at that stage whenever and have by no means made the semi-finals.
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Match ends, Ipswich City 1, Fulham 3.
Second Half ends, Ipswich City 1, Fulham 3.
Offside, Ipswich City. Cameron Humphreys tries a by means of ball, however George Hirst is caught offside.
Substitution, Fulham. Devan Tanton replaces Timothy Castagne.
Try missed. Dominic Ball (Ipswich City) left footed shot from the centre of the field is only a bit too excessive following a set piece state of affairs.
Hand ball by Sasa Lukic (Fulham).
Try blocked. Kayden Jackson (Ipswich City) proper footed shot from the best aspect of the field is blocked. Assisted by Marcus Harness.
Try missed. Omari Hutchinson (Ipswich City) proper footed shot from the centre of the field is just too excessive.
Try blocked. Omari Hutchinson (Ipswich City) left footed shot from the centre of the field is blocked. Assisted by Cameron Humphreys with a cross.
Foul by Luc De Fougerolles (Fulham).
Marcus Harness (Ipswich City) wins a free kick within the attacking half.
Harrison Reed (Fulham) is proven the yellow card for a nasty foul.
Foul by Harrison Reed (Fulham).
Kayden Jackson (Ipswich City) wins a free kick within the attacking half.
Nook, Fulham. Conceded by Dominic Ball.
Nook, Fulham. Conceded by Axel Tuanzebe.
Try blocked. Bobby De Cordova-Reid (Fulham) proper footed shot from the centre of the field is blocked. Assisted by Tom Cairney.
Try blocked. Jack Taylor (Ipswich City) proper footed shot from exterior the field is blocked.
Raúl Jiménez (Fulham) is proven the yellow card.
Try saved. Bobby De Cordova-Reid (Fulham) proper footed shot from the centre of the field is saved within the backside left nook. Assisted by Alex Iwobi.