Man of the match Bobby Decordova-Reid was delighted with Fulham’s ‘dynamic’ display as the Whites recorded their first victory of the season in style at Huddersfield.

The Jamaican international played a starring role on his first start under Marco Silva setting up three of Fulham’s five goals in a stunning showing at the St. John Smith’s Stadium. Decordova-Reid told FFCTV of his team-mates’ desire to set aside the disappointment of the opening draw with Middlesbrough by laying down a marker in Yorkshire:

“I think everyone enjoyed it. To score five goals in one game is always nice. We showed some character when they scored their goal to score straight after that. I think it shows what we’ve been working on – we’re dynamic and when we need to attack, we’re going for it. We said in the changing room before – ‘Today’s the day we get three points on the board’ and we’ve done in a good style. Hopefully, we can bring it into Tuesday.

The former Bristol City forward admitted he was chomping at the bit to show the new Fulham head coach what he could do – and he has probably played himself into the first eleven for some time to come with a sensational performance.

“I was itching to get into the starting line-up, to be honest. I just want to play football and enjoy it. To get three assists, to help the team with the win, was perfect. Today was my time with the assists, next time it will be probably be someone else. It was nice to get some assists on the board and the goals have been shared out as well, which is good. I think attacking wise we’re doing okay.”

Decordova-Reid is one of a number of Fulham’s forward players enjoying being let off the leash under the new regime – and highlighted the performance of a number of fringe players at Huddersfield.

“Definitely. I think for the rest of the attacking players as well, players that didn’t start and players that are coming on. You could see Cav was on for literally fifteen minutes and getting two goals. Everyone’s on the same wavelength, everyone’s on the same page. If we can stick together and get more results like that, I think we’ll be okay.”

The 28 year-old hailed Fulham’s resilience in shrugging off Harry Wilson’s second half dismissal and putting the game to bed through substitute Ivan Cavaleiro’s late double.

“We had to dig in. It’s always difficult when you go down to ten men. We knew had a job on our hands and we had to stay focused and resilient. Cav came on and changed it a bit for us – stretched it. Hence why he’s got his two goals as he hit them on the counter.”