Fulham vs Man City Player Ratings

Fulham vs Man City Player Ratings as The Citizens overthrow Arsenal from the top

Fulham vs Manchester City Summary

Manchester City is back on the top of the league after trashing Fulham with four goals to nil at Craven Cottage. Josko Gvardiol scored a brace in this game while Phil Foden and Julian Alvarez bagged one respectively

The Citizens are now just two wins away from winning their four consecutive league title, which would be a new Premier League record. City will have the two remaining games playing against two London sides, Tottenham Hotspur away and West Ham United at home. 

Fulham Player Ratings

Goalkeeper and Defence

Bernd Leno (7.2/10)
The German was Fulham’s most outstanding player in this game with his five saves despite conceding four.

Timothy Castagne (6.2/10)
Castagne had a tough day as the Belgian squared off with Phil Foden and Josko Gvardiol on his flank side. He still managed to make four clearances and two tackles.

Issa Diop (6.2/10)
Overwhelmed by City’s explosivity at the front, Diop was forced to commit a foul which led him to earn a red card at the end of the game.

Calvin Bassey (6/10)
The Citizens’ aggressive attacking made Bassey work hard on his post, committing two clearances and one tackle despite losing the ball eight times.

Antonee Robinson (6/10)
The best he could do was to make six clearances and two tackles in dealing with Bernardo Silva, Erling Haaland, and Manuel Akanji.


Alex Iwobi (6.5/10)
Alongside Joao Plhinha, the former Arsenal midfielder was the first checkpoint guard for Fulham’s defensive area. He made two tackles and won four ground duels.

Joao Pulhinha (7/10)
Showed composure in dealing with City’s elite attacking force with winning 11 ground duels out of 12 attempts.


Bobby De Cordova-Reid (6.5/10)
The Bristol-born Jamaican midfielder was not a matched opponent for City’s attacking force. He only played 45 minutes before making way for Tom Cairney after the break.

Andreas Pereira (6.5/10)
The Brazilian was actively helping Fulham’s frontline before being replaced by Harry Wilson in the second half. He made 25 accurate passes from 34 attempts and has won three duels in the midfield.

Willian (6.6/10)
Running down the left flank to tear City’s defensive line open. He won three ground duels in the process, giving a tough task for the visitors with his pace.

Rodrigo Muniz (6.7/10)
His only shot on target in the game could not find the City’s net due to Ederson’s impressive display. Muniz went on to play for 67 minutes before being replaced by Armando Broja.


Tom Cairney (6.3/10)
Distributed the ball well in his brief 23-minute appearance on the pitch, with 20 successful passes out of 22 attempts.

Adama Traore (6.4/10)
No duels won by the big man, as well as crosses or any key passes during 45 minutes of being on the pitch.

Armando Broja (6.6/10)
There was no significant contributions he made apart from two successful passes from five touches in 23 minutes of his appearance on the pitch.

Harry Wilson (6.5)
The Liverpool academy graduate was given a huge task to replace Andreas Pereira in the second half, he managed one long ball plus six successful passes during his 16-minute appearance on the pitch.

Manchester City Player Ratings

Goalkeeper and defence

Ederson Moraes (7.1/10)
No busy day at the office for Ederson since he only committed one save throughout the game and the ball never really get to him.

Josko Gvardiol (8.4/10)
Outstanding performance by his brace, he nearly made a hat-trick but chose to give the penalty execution to Julian Alvarez.

Nathan Ake (6.7/10)
The Dutch showed a firm performance with one clearance and one interception before being subbed of after wandering the pitch for only 22 minutes.

Ruben Dias (6.4/10)
One of the reasons why Ederson was not having a busy day. Dias made three clearances and one tackle, making it hard for Fulham’s attacking force to break the blockade.

Manuel Akanji (7/10)
He had 95 percent of successful passing rate in the game with delivering 90 passes out of 95 attempt. For the rest of the game, he showed a fairly stable performance for City to outplay Fulham at their own ground.


Rodri (7.7/10)
Anchoring the midfield will alongside Kovacic with winning four ground duels and three attempts to prevent the ball from entering his area.

Mateo Kovacic (7.2/10)
The former Inter Milan midfielder showed a composed performance with 105 touches and 96 successful passes out of 97 attempts.


Phil Foden (7.8/0)
Alongside De Bruyne and Silva, Foden has given nightmares to Fulham’s defending side for the whole game. His goal came from one of his two shots on target during the match.

Kevin De Bruyne (8.1/10)
City’s most important player at the moment. He successfully delivered four crosses and one long pass which one of them was an assist.

Bernardo SIlva (8.7/10)
His two-assist contribution was enough to show how important he is for The Citizens in this game.

Erling Haaland (6.7/10)
Not his best day, only managed to deliver three shots which two of them went off the target and the other one was blocked.


Kyle Walker (6.7/10)
The actual captain came to replace Ake who had to leave the pitch earlier due to injury.

Jeremy Doku (6.4/10)
The dazzling youngster spent his 15 minutes delivering one shot on target and eight passes.

Rico Lewis (6.7/10)
Coming on to replace Matteo Kovacic, managed to only win one ground duel in his 8-minute appearance.

Oscar Bobb (6.7/10)
Not much he can do as he only played for eight minutes on his 14th league appearance this season.

Julian Alvarez (7.6)
His goal from the spot saved his plain performance in the game.