Fulham’s fury at having to play Tottenham at just 48 hours notice was shown to be misplaced as they earned a deserved 1-1 draw.
After Spurs’ game with Aston Villa was postponed, the Premier League quickly rearranged this match with the Cottagers, which was originally due to be played on December 30, and Scott Parker described the decision as “scandalous”.
It looked like his grievances had foundation as Spurs dominated the first half and led through Harry Kane’s first-half header, before a spirited second-half showing from Fulham was rewarded with an Ivan Cavaleiro leveller 16 minutes from time, earning their fifth successive draw as Parker looks to have found a style that could keep his side up.
For Tottenham this was the same old story – a game of early domination, missed chances and ultimately dropped points.
Four minutes later the inevitable happened as Fulham got the equaliser.
Ademola Lookman had made an impact from the bench and he turned Davinson Sanchez before putting in a cross that Cavaleiro powered home.
The visitors were grateful for a linesman’s flag that ruled out a late Reguilon effort for Spurs, but that would have been harsh on Parker’s men.