Leeds United have bounced back from the defeat to Cardiff City with a comfortable 3-0 home win against Fulham at Elland Road this afternoon.
The West Yorkshire outfit suffered a 2-0 loss at the hands of Cardiff City away from home at the Cardiff City Stadium in the Championship last weekend.
Fulham were the Whites’ opponents on Saturday afternoon and were expected to provide a stiff competition for Marcelo Bielsa’s side.
However, Leeds won the match pretty comfortably, scoring three goals without reply.
Patrick Bamford put the home team in the lead as early as the 10th minute, and Ezgjan Alioski added a second 11 minutes into the second half.
Jack Harrison, on loan from Manchester City, made it 3-0 on 71 minutes, as Leeds took a step closer to clinching automatic promotion to the Premier League.
The win against Fulham means that the Whites are at the top of the Championship table at the moment with 74 points from 39 matches.
Leeds are three points ahead of second-placed West Bromwich Albion and eight points clear of third-placed Brentford.
Former Leeds striker Noel Whelan was following the match for BBC Radio Leeds, and he was pleased with the final result and has praised the impact that attacking midfielder Pablo Hernandez made after coming as a substitute at the start of the second half.
According to WhoScored, Hernandez had a pass accuracy of 71.4%, took 31 touches, played one key pass, attempted one dribble, made one tackle, and put in one cross.
Whelan said on BBC Radio Leeds at full time (4:58pm, Saturday, June 27, 2020): “What a performance from Pablo Hernandez, coming on, steadying the ship, showing the experience that he has.”
Meanwhile, former Leeds goalkeeper Nigel Martyn has expressed his delight at the win for the Whites on Twitter.