Former Leeds United striker Matt Smith apologises to fans after 3-0 Fulham result

Fulham Craven Cottage

The striker missed plenty of chances as Leeds picked up a great victory.

Last night saw two former Leeds United strikers go up against their old club in the form of former captain Ross McCormack and Matt Smith.

While McCormack was lured away, the giant striker was deemed surplus to requirements at Leeds - as the likes of Mirco Antenucci, Billy Sharp and Souleymane Doukara and Nicky Ajose all arrived in the striking positions.

With that in mind, Smith followed former Leeds team-mate McCormack to their Championship rivals Fulham.

His time at the club has been largely forgettable. He was sent off on his debut against Reading and only played two more games for the club, without scoring, before being loaned out to League One high-flyers Bristol City.

His time at Ashton Gate was far more productive. He scored 14 goals for the club and earlier this month returned to Craven Cottage.

He has scored two goals in his four games since returning to Fulham, but none came in yesterday’s fixture against his former club. He had chances aplenty against Leeds but could not find the back of the net.

In the end Fulham's missed opportunities proved costly, as they lost the game 3-0 at Craven Cottage.

Today he took to Twitter to share his frustration at that fact:

The result leaves Leeds soaring up to 12th in the league whilst Fulham languish just one spot and six points outside the division relegation zone.

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