Slavisa Jokanovic praised Fulham for their free-flowing football and felt his side were full value for the three points secured by Tom Cairney’s stoppage-time winner at Ewood Park.

The visitors dominated the contest for long periods, pinning Blackburn back with pace and movement, but had to wait until the 94th minute for the decisive breakthrough, which came courtesy of a curling effort from former Rovers midfielder Cairney. Jokanovic saluted Fulham’s patience and their resilience to continue with their adventurous approach during what became a frustrating afternoon, with a bitty game interrupted by several stoppages.

“I believe my team played a very good football game. We tried to play the game at pace and move the ball. We moved Blackburn from one side, to another side.

We tried to find the gaps and space to be dangerous. I thought we could have scored some goals sooner but in the end I have to be happy how we finished the game.

This competition [the Championship] is very tough and very complicated. We lost two points away at Leeds. Football sometimes gives you something back. We pushed and in the end we deserved the victory. I don’t believe in luck. I think my team played very well.

We showed we wanted to win the game and we scored the goal late on. There are 42 games in front of us and behind us is a good August. We have to be ready to work over the international break and focus on the games in front of us. I hope the months coming up can be as good as the last months.