Estoril 1-3 Fulham: Aleksandar Mitrovic scores twice

Estoril 1-3 Fulham: Aleksandar Mitrovic scores twice as Cottagers round off pre-season trip to Portugal with a win ahead of their return to the Premier League

  • Aleksandar Mitrovic gave his side an early two-goal lead with two headers
  • Mitrovic then set up the third, teeing up recent signing Palhinha
  • The hosts pulled one back but never threatened to complete a comeback

Aleksandar Mitrovic scored twice and Joao Palhinha got his first goal for Fulham as they rounded off their pre-season trip to Portugal with a 3-1 win over Estoril.

The Whites were 3-0 up within 24 minutes against boss Marco Silva’s former club.

Mitrovic twice headed home from corners, the first delivered by Andeas Pereira and the second by Harry Wilson.

Aleksandar Mitrovic scored twice as Fulham beat Estoril in a pre-season friendly

And Mitrovic set up the third, laying the ball off to recent signing Palhinha, who fired in from near the edge of the penalty area. 

A penalty scored by Andre Franco got one back for the home side, but overall it was a comfortable display from the team in black and white. 

Marco Silva had selected a strong and experienced side to face a club he holds fond memories of. 


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