The Portugal ahead appeared sharp someday after finishing a mortgage transfer from Atletico Madrid however he was proven a straight purple card within the 58th minute for a reckless sort out on Fulham defender Kenny Tete when the rating was 1-1.
Fulham made the many of the man benefit when Brazilian ahead Carlos Vinicius, standing in for the membership’s suspended prime scorer Aleksandar Mitrovic, put the hosts again in entrance within the 73rd minute with a intelligent header.
Former Chelsea winger Willian had put Marco Silva’s aspect in entrance within the first half with a deflected shot however Potter’s aspect levelled early within the second half by means of a scrappy purpose from shut vary by defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
Kai Havertz had a late probability to equalise with a stinging effort however Fulham goalkeeper Bernd Leno was equal to it and Marco Silva’s aspect noticed out the win to climb above Liverpool and as much as sixth within the Premier League standings on 31 factors after 19 video games.
Chelsea, who fell to their eighth league defeat this season and their third consecutive loss in all competitions, are tenth within the desk on 25 factors from 18 matches.
Extra reporting from Reuters