Aluko says Fulham are confident of getting a result against Leeds

Fulham's Sone Aluko celebrates opening the scoring

The Fulham forward scored in their 2-1 win over Preston on Saturday.

Fulham's Sone Aluko celebrates opening the scoringConfident: Sone Aluko

Fulham forward Sone Aluko has told fulhamfctv that the Whites squad are very confident of getting a result at Elland Road on Tuesday.

Leeds have had a stuttering start to the new campaign, losing 3-0 on the opening day of the season to Queens Park Rangers, before losing their first home game of the season yesterday to Birmingham City.

They were also unimpressive in the First Round of the EFL Cup, where they scraped past League One side Fleetwood on penalties.

Fleetwood Town's David Ball and Leeds United's Charlie Taylor in actionLeeds beat Fleetwood on penalties

Fulham by contrast have come out the traps quickly, beating Rafa Benitez's Newcastle on the opening day, and then doubling their points tally with a 2-1 win over Preston at Deepdale.

And Sone Aluko, who moved to Craven Cottage after parting company with Hull City over the summer, netted his first league goal for the club in yesterday's win, and he is confident that his new club can continue their so-far faultless start to the new campaign.

When asked about facing Leeds on Tuesday, Aluko replied that the team were "very confident again.

Sone Aluko - HullSone Aluko during his time at Hull

"It's another tough away, a mid-week game away from home. Theyve lost their first team games so they'll be right up for that, to put it right at home.

"It's a similar game like today (against Preston). We'll have to start very well, pass the ball well, move welll, have fluency that we have shown in the first two games.

"We're very confident we can get a result."

Fulham manager Slavisa JokanovicAiming high: Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic

Fulham had a lacklustre season last year, finishing 20th after flirting with the relegation zone for periods during the campaign.

Manager Slaviša Jokanović, who took over the club in December of last year, will be hoping to improve on last year's performance after avoiding relegation, telling West London Sport that he has his sights set on a top six finish this time round

 

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