Photos: Matt Smith celebrates doing what he does best for Leeds

Fulham Craven Cottage

The Fulham striker left Leeds on Transfer Deadline Day in August.

Wednesday night could see Fulham striker Matt Smith come up against former club Leeds United at Craven Cottage.

The struggling west London side have relied upon the 25-year-old for goals (two in three games) since he rejoined Kit Symons' team from his loan spell at League One outfit Bristol City.

And Smith's ex-club Leeds are next to visit the Cottagers as Fulham look to ensure their Championship safety.

The forward left Leeds for Fulham for a £500,000 fee on Transfer Deadline Day in August but had initially found game time hard to come by in the capital.

Smith was sent off on his debut and then loaned out to Bristol - but is now back and firing for Fulham.

He isn't the only ex-Leeds striker at Craven Cottage, of course, with Ross McCormack already having faced the Yorkshire side this term - and ending up in the stands with supporters at Elland Road.

Back in February 2014, Smith was plying his trade under ex-Leeds boss Brian McDermott...

At his best, target man Smith is a monster in the air. He scored headers galore while on loan at Bristol City this season, while he has also netted from a header - and won 26 of them - since rejoining Fulham. Here he is contesting an aerial duel, something he'll no doubt be doing plenty of should he face Leeds:

And here's Smith in October 2013 celebrating scoring for Leeds against Birmingham City. Whether the 25-year-old scores or not for Fulham this week remains to be seen, likewise whether he celebrates that goal...

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