Ademola Lookman paid tribute to Papa Bouba Diop as he scored in Fulham’s shock 2-1 win at Leicester on Monday.
The 23-year-old opened the scoring for Scott Parker’s aspect within the 30th minute and went straight to the sidelines to carry up Diop’s Senegal shirt.
The previous Fulham midfielder, who performed for the membership between 2004 and 2007, died on the age of 42 on the weekend after a protracted battle with sickness.
The Cottagers had been then awarded a penalty after Simon Hooper was suggested by VAR to examine his pitchside monitor for Christian Fuchs’ foul on Bobby Decordova-Reid.
Lookman, Aleksandar Mitrovic and Ivan Cavaleiro had already missed from the spot this season, nonetheless, the latter transformed from 12 yards to double Fulham’s lead earlier than the break.
Harvey Barnes pulled a objective again for Leicester within the 86th minute, nevertheless it was not sufficient to forestall back-to-back Premier League defeats for Brendan Rodgers’ males.
It will have been totally different had Leicester gone forward after 19 minutes as a substitute of hitting the woodwork twice in a matter of seconds.
Harrison Reed chopped down James Justin and James Maddison’s free-kick struck the Cottagers’ wall.
It fell for Youri Tielemans on the sting of the world and his first-time strike flew via a crowd to hit the put up with the rebound discovering Wesley Fofana.
Fulham snatched the lead when Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa took possession inside his personal half and burst ahead, slipping in Lookman, who slotted previous Kaspar Schmeichel.
If the opener surprised the Foxes they had been shell-shocked when Fulham grabbed a second eight minutes later.
Decordova-Reid went down beneath Fuchs’ problem within the field just for play to proceed. VAR stepped in and referee Simon Hooper awarded the spot-kick after consulting his display.
Cavaleiro buried the penalty – three-and-a-half minutes after the preliminary foul – having missed from the spot in final weekend’s defeat to Everton.
Leicester boss Rodgers launched Cengiz Underneath and Barnes however the guests stood agency.
The Foxes appeared out of concepts earlier than Barnes netted by hammering in Jamie Vardy’s knockdown, however Fulham held on.