What is going wrong for Fulham?

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Fulham slumped to the bottom of the Premier League following Monday night’s 1-0 defeat at fellow strugglers Huddersfield.

An own-goal by Timothy Fosu-Mensah gave Huddersfield their first win of the season at the expense of a Fulham side who have lost their last six in all competitions.

Here, Press Association Sport asks some of the key questions surrounding Fulham’s worrying start to the season.

Where has it all gone wrong?

Fulham v Arsenal – Premier League – Craven Cottage
Fulham’s defence has been in disarray at times (John Walton/PA)

Who is to blame?

The players are an easy target, and there is no doubt heads have gone down on occasions this season when things have gone against them. But inconsistency in team selection is surely not helping matters. Manager Slavisa Jokanovic has already used three different goalkeepers this term and has not once played the same back four in consecutive games.

So how should they put it right?

Here’s the problem. Jokanovic is convinced the brand of attacking football, which earned them so many admirers as they achieved promotion last season, can be effective in the Premier League, and is so far unwilling to change his philosophy. Yet a switch to a back three might help, plugging an all too frequent gap in the centre while easing the pressure on their attack-minded full-backs.

Is Jokanovic under pressure?

Huddersfield Town v Fulham – Premier League – John Smith’s Stadium
Slavisa Jokanovic needs to stop the rot, and quickly (Martin Rickett/PA)

What comes next?

Liverpool Training Session – Melwood Training Ground
Mohamed Salah checks the fixture list (Martin Rickett/PA)

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