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Cardiff, meanwhile, have it all to do especially as they have not beaten Fulham in any of the last four meetings between the sides.
Fulham had the third-best Championship home record during the season and are Evens(2.0) favourites with bet365 to advance to the final in style with victory on Thursday.
Cardiff failed to beat any of their fellow top-six sides this term but are 14/5(3.80) with the online bookmaker to break that duck in west London.
The draw, which would see the Cottagers into another playoff final, is priced at 5/2(3.50).
Aleksandar Mitrovic missed the first leg but Scott Parker is optimistic that the Golden Boot winner will be fit for this one, meaning only Ivan Cavaleiro is missing for the hosts.
Isaac Vassell is still out for Cardiff, however long-term absentee Greg Cunningham could make his first appearance since October.
Losing Mitrovic at the last minute could have been a big blow for Fulham but Parker’s side showed no ill-effects, recording 66 per cent possession and 14 shots in Wales.
It was an important result for the Cottagers’ morale after they missed out on automatic promotion by only two points, and the return leg being so soon after means they should be able to ride that momentum.
Neeskens Kebano’s injury-time free-kick was a particularly big blow for Cardiff, who will now have to go to Craven Cottage chasing the game, which could leavethem open at the back.
With a 2-0 lead and all the momentum, the Evens(2.0) price from bet365 on a determined Fulham side is far too good to miss for the second leg of this Championship playoff semi-final.
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.