Leeds vs Fulham LIVE!

Scott Parker’s men will search for their first points of the Premier League season against fellow-promoted side Leeds this afternoon.

Defeat to Arsenal demonstrated the drastic jump from the Championship to the Premier League, but it will be against the likes of Leeds where Fulham will be more hopeful of gaining their points.

That said, Leeds proved they could mix it with the best in their opener, falling to a narrow 4-3 defeat to Premier League Champions Liverpool.

With kick-off at 3pm BST, follow the action with Matt Davies!

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Date, time and venue

Leeds vs Fulham is scheduled for a 3pm BST kick-off on Saturday, September 19.

This match will be played behind closed doors at Elland Road with no fans due to be present due to government guidelines regarding coronavirus.

How to watch

TV channel: The match will be televised on BT Sport 1, with coverage following Everton’s fixture against West Brom.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sport app.

Team news

Leeds could be set for a major boost with captain Liam Cooper fit and in line to return to the side.

The defender was clearly missed as Leeds shipped four goals against Liverpool, looking frail at the back regardless of the obvious attacking talent they were up against.

As for Fulham, Alexander Mitrovic could be in line for his first Premier League start of the season, which would see Aboubakar Kamara drop to the bench.

Midfielder Stefan Johansen also remains a doubt with a foot injury, while Jean Michael Seri will be assessed after returning from injury.

Prediction: Leeds 2-0 Fulham

Having strolled to Championship promotion, Leeds will be confident they can get their first win of the Premier League campaign against Fulham.

Though their trip to Anfield was essentially a free pass, the hosts will be under pressure to get points in what should be one of their more routine fixtures throughout the season.

They’ll come up against a hungry Fulham side, who will be desperate to avoid two successive defeats to start the season.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

It’s Leeds who have been the more successful of the two in this fixture historically, winning 23 of their 57 meetings, as opposed to Fulham’s 19, alongside 15 draws.

The pair shared the spoils last season, with Leeds winning 3-0 at Elland Road but losing 2-1 at Craven Cottage.

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