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Fulham boss confirms Rui Fonte will remain on penalty duty after missing against QPR

Fonte had the opportunity to put the visitors 2-0 up against the Hoops, but hit his penalty high over Alex Smithies' crossbar, much to the delight of the home crowd.

Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic has confirmed that Rui Fonte will remain on penalty duty after he missed from 12 yards in spectacular style against QPR.

Fonte had the opportunity to put the visitors 2-0 up against the Hoops, but hit his penalty high over Alex Smithies' crossbar, much to the delight of the home crowd.

Despite the miss, Jokanovic was keen to keep it in perspective.

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Speaking after the game, he said: "It’s only one penalty that we missed this season. It’s the first time we shoot and the first time we missed.

“I cannot explain it. I ordered that Rui take it in this situation. I expect we’ll be successful next time. He can take another one.”

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