Dempsey injury leaves Fulham short

Clint Dempsey suffered a thigh injury in Sunday’s Premier League

win over Wigan and he will miss out along with fellow striker David

Elm, who is sidelined through illness. If Bobby Zamora (Achilles)

fails to make it through tonight’s training session, Roy Hodgson

will partner Erik Nevland and Zoltan Gera up front. Kick-off is at

8.05pm. Cottagers (from): Schwarzer, Konchesky, Baird, Riise,

Hughes, Smalling, Etuhu, Duff, Murphy, Gera, Davies, Zamora,

Zuberbuhler, Greening, Kelly, Hangeland, Stoor, Nevland.