Marco Silva insists there is more to come from his Fulham side after watching the Whites beat Stoke City 3-0 earlier this afternoon.
The Cottagers maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a comfortable victory over Michael O’Neill’s men at Craven Cottage – with goals from Harry Wilson, Bobby Decordova-Reid and Aleksandar Mitrovic clinching all three points. Silva was delighted with what he felt was Fulham’s most complete display since he took over from Scott Parker in the summer, but believed they should have won by a far bigger margin.
The Fulham boss told his post-match conference:
“It was a very good performance from the first minute until the last. We were the dominant team and controlled the game. The only thing was we should have scored more goals. 1-0 was not enough from the first half with the chances we created. We should be more clinical. We did a really good job. But it’s just five games and nothing more.
“It’s a process. We are building something and creating something inside the football club. The players have to buy the idea of the manager and they are doing that. They are working hard, they are winning games. But it’s so early to talk about it. It’s not the moment to look to the future and say what we can do.
Silva was pleased with Aleksandar Mitrovic’s performance after the Serbian put pen to paper on a new five-year contract at Craven Cottage yesterday, but was reluctant to single out individuals for too much praise.
“He had a good game for us and he is happy. And he is an important player for sure, no doubts about it. He missed a penalty, that doesn’t matter, he will score the next one. But so many players did well it would be unfair of me to just talk about him.”