Ola Aina scores contender for best goal in Fulham's 2-0 win over WBA

Ola Aina scores contender for best goal in Fulham's 2-0 win over WBA

- Ola Aina scored his first goal of the season for Fulham since his arrival from Serie A side Torino

- The Nigerian international scored the second goal for the Cottagers in their 2-0 win over West Brom

- Scott Parker's side recorded their first victory in the Premier League this season which moved them out of the bottom three

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Ola Aina was among the scorers when Fulham recorded their first Premier League win of the season.

The newly-promoted side defeated former Championship rivals West Brom by 2-0 at Craven Cottage to ease the pressure on manager Scott Parker.

Ademola Lookman's long-range effort was the closest Fulham got on goal as chances were few and far between.

Ola Aina scores contender for best goal in Fulham's 2-0 win over WBA
Ola Aina scores contender for best goal in Fulham's 2-0 win over WBA. Photo by Clive Rose
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It took 26 minutes for the Cottagers to score their first goal through Boby Reid with an assisted pass from Aleksandar Mitrovic to make it 1-0.

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Four minutes later, Aina scored the goal of the game with a one-touch pass with his teammates as Mitrovic teed him up with the last touch before unleashing a belter with his favourite left foot to make it 2-0.

It was the first Premier League goal scored by the Chelsea academy graduate in five years as he marked his return to English football after a two-season spell at Torino.

Fulham have now moved out of the bottom three after recording their first win in the 2020-21 season.

West Brom, Sheffield United and Burnley occupy the 18th, 19th and 20th position respectively as they all still await their first win after seven matches.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Moses Simon failed to convert from three yards during Nantes home Ligue 1 match against league leaders Paris Saint Germain on Saturday, October 31.

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Nantes hoped to halt PSG’s blistering form as they have won six straight games and just fifteen minutes into the encounter, the ball was squared to Simon who only needed a tap in, however, he fluffed the opportunity.

He ran in for an empty goal, but tapped the ball against his own supporting leg - and just about ten minutes later, he was down with an injury to his adductors and was consequently substituted.

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