Championship play-off match report Aston Villa v Fulham 26 May 2018

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Slavisa Jokanovic, the Fulham manager, has vowed to deploy his "best weapons" against Aston Villa as he looks to target 37-year-old John Terry in Saturday's Championship play-off final.

Redundancies for key staff and cost cutting are now likely to be on the agenda at Villa after their Wembley failure, while Fulham can fund the rebuilding of their Craven Cottage home with the cash that will roll in from their Premier League elevation.

"It certainly wasn't there when I arrived 19 months ago".

Both teams have been in impressive form so let's hope the 5pm kick-off will be some good viewing ahead of the Champions League final.

"We were disappointed with the first half", Bruce said.

"We've beaten everybody this season but it's a case of when that big chance comes, can you take it?" That's the exact reason why he snubbed interest from the Premier League last summer. His bewitching second-half surge upfield did deserve to finish with the ball rippling the net.

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The Whites narrowly missed out on automatic promotion, having risen from 12th to third in the table courtesy of a 23-match unbeaten run which ended with defeat on the final day at Birmingham.

Fans from West London and The Midlands flocked into Wembley Stadium. "We must try to dominate the situation and put them under stress".

But although Fulham had an average age of three years younger than Villa, there was no sign of stage-fright from Jokanovic's team. "Experience in life is important but it's not everything - all of us can make mistakes".

With emotions still running high after Cairney's goal, Fulham got lucky when defender Ryan Fredericks avoided a red card after appearing to deliberately stamp on Grealish.

In 29 appearances for Porto this season, Marega hit 22 goals and has two years left on his contract with the Portuguese outfit.

"We are doing the right things and making sure all that [wilting under the pressure] doesn't happen. How?"

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