Fulham Stun Manchester United with Bassey and Iwobi Goals


Super Eagles Duo Shine in Premier League Upset

In a thrilling Premier League encounter, Fulham secured a historic 2-1 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford, with goals from Calvin Bassey and Alex Iwobi.

This win marks Fulham’s first victory over Manchester United in nineteen games across all competitions and their first win at Old Trafford in twenty-one years.

Bassey’s Breakthrough Goal

Calvin Bassey opened the scoring for Fulham in the 65th minute, marking his first-ever goal for the Cottagers. The goal came from a corner by Manchester United academy product Andreas Pereira, with Bassey calmly slotting the ball past the goalkeeper to give Fulham the lead.

Maguire Equalizes, Iwobi Seals the Win

Manchester United fought back and equalized in the 89th minute through Harry Maguire, whose effort deflected past Bernd Leno.

However, Fulham was not to be denied as Alex Iwobi scored the winning goal in the 97th minute. Iwobi’s composed finish came after a brilliant counterattack led by Adama Traore, securing the victory for the away side.

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Bassey and Iwobi Shine

Both Bassey and Iwobi made their first start for Fulham since returning from the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. Bassey has established himself as the first-choice left center-back for Fulham, starting in 13 of his seventeen Premier League appearances.

Similarly, Iwobi has been a pivotal player for Fulham, starting in 13 of the games he has played in the English top flight, with 5-goal contributions to his name.


Calvin Bassey and Alex Iwobi’s goals were instrumental in Fulham’s historic victory over Manchester United. The duo’s performance highlights their talent and importance to the Fulham squad.

The win will be celebrated by Fulham fans worldwide and serves as a testament to the team’s resilience and determination.


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