Leeds United end London hoodoo by beating Fulham 2-1 in EPL


Patrick Bamford responded to his omission from the England squad with a purpose as Leeds ended their misfortunes in London by beating Fulham 2-1 in the Premier League on Friday.

Fulham missed an opportunity to maneuver out of the relegation zone for the primary time since December.

After Bamford’s Twenty ninth-minute opener, Fulham’s Joachim Andersen equalized along with his first purpose for the membership, and Raphinha notched Leeds’ winner.

Leeds had misplaced all 5 of its video games in London this season, and was winless in its final 16 visits to the capital in all competitions, dropping 14.

Leeds took the lead when Jack Harrison’s cross discovered Bamford, who put it previous goalkeeper Alphonse Areola simply earlier than the half-hour mark.

Leeds’ benefit didn’t final lengthy nonetheless, with stand-in captain Andersen equalizing for Fulham from an Ademola Lookman nook. The purpose was Andersen’s first since his arrival on mortgage from Lyon in the summer time switch window.

It was additionally the primary time Fulham has scored from a set-piece since December.

At the beginning of the second half, Fulham succumbed to Leeds’ stress, and broke down in the 58th. Kalvin Phillips dispossessed Mario Lemina, then one other defensive error from Fulham allowed the ball to be performed by means of to Bamford, who discovered Raphinha, with the winger in a position to slot previous Areola.


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