Celtic's Moussa Dembele
Fulham kicked off their 2016-17 Championship campaign with a narrow 1-0 victory over Newcastle at home.
Matt Smith’s goal on the stroke of half time proved to be the difference between the two sides at Craven Cottage in London.
Dembele, who left Fulham at the end of last season to join Celtic in the summer transfer window, was following the match.
Nouha Dicko scores for Wolves
Newcastle should have had one or two pen(s) tonight . Cairney looked very good , always liked this type of player . MOM for me tonight.— Nouha Dicko (@DNouha) 5 August 2016
Anyway well done @FulhamFC . They showed that in this championship you need more than names to get a win ! Interesting season ahead !— Nouha Dicko (@DNouha) 5 August 2016
Moussa Dembele in action with Bernardo Lopes
Over the course of the 90 minutes at Craven Cottage on Friday evening, hosts Fulham had 45% of the possession, took five shots of which three were on target, and earned two corners.
Visitors Newcastle had 55% of the possession, took eight shots of which just two were on target, and earned two corners.
Nouha Dicko in action with Isaac Hayden