Bassey asserts that Fulham exhibited greater desire than United

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Calvin Bassey, the standout performer for Fulham, didn’t mince words in his assessment of Manchester United’s lackluster performance, suggesting that Fulham simply outclassed them in desire during their historic victory at Old Trafford.

Bassey’s crucial goal from a corner kick propelled Fulham into the lead, setting the stage for a dramatic late winner by Alex Iwobi. Despite Harry Maguire salvaging a draw with a late equalizer, Fulham’s resilience and hunger ultimately sealed the deal.

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Reflecting on the match, Bassey downplayed the notion of United being an easy target, attributing Fulham’s triumph to their sheer determination rather than United’s perceived weakness.

“It’s not just about showing up and dominating. United boasts quality players and a seasoned manager, but today, it was evident that we wanted it more,” Bassey stated in remarks published by the Daily Mail.

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Acknowledging United’s formidable lineup, Bassey emphasized Fulham’s relentless drive and commitment on the field, which overshadowed any individual talent.

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“We recognized the challenge, but we approached the game with intensity and hunger. Our performance spoke volumes about our hunger for victory,” Bassey remarked.

Despite Fulham’s shaky away form heading into the fixture, Bassey stressed that their belief never wavered, especially given United’s recent injury setbacks.

“Even with our previous results, we maintained our belief. We identified areas to exploit and executed our game plan flawlessly. It was a testament to our meticulous preparation,” Bassey concluded, expressing gratitude for Fulham’s well-deserved triumph.

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