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EFL Play-Offs: Sessegnon and Odoi fire Fulham to Wembley

Cottagers overturn 1-0 deficit to edge out Derby County

16 May 2018

Second-half strikes from Ryan Sessegnon and Denis Odoi saw Fulham overturn their one-goal deficit to Derby County and claim a place in the Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final.

A hectic first-half played out at Craven Cottage, as both sides saw chances go amiss. The hosts went closest though, Aleksandar Mitrovic saw his point-blank header turned away by Rams stopper Scott Carson to ensure it was goalless at the break.

Slavisa Jokanovic must have laid on a hell of a half-time speech, as his side came out firing after the interval, and it didn't take them long to break the deadlock.

Mitrovic cushioned a Matt Targett cross to the feet of Sessegnon, and the Championship Player of the Season obliged with a fine finish into the roof of the net. 

Fulham were then on the hunt for the second, and tie-clinching goal. It came just after the hour mark, and from the unlikliest of sources.

Denis Odoi nodded home a fine front-post header, sent the fans into raptures, and his team to Wembley.

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