Helder Costa
Helder Costa is the second Portuguese to score for Leeds in the Premier League after Bruno Ribeiro.

Leeds came out on top in a seven-goal thriller against Fulham in their first Premier League home game for 16 years.

Leeds’ opening two Premier League games this season have seen 14 goals, the most in a top-flight side’s opening two matches since Wolves in 1962-63.

After losing 4-3 at Liverpool on the opening weekend, this was the second week running that Marcelo Bielsa’s side were involved a frenetic end-to-end affair.

Helder Costa’s fifth-minute goal for the hosts sparked the contest into life, with his powerful close-range effort going in off the underside of the crossbar.

However, Aleksandar Mitrovic levelled the scores with a penalty after Robin Koch had fouled Joe Bryan.

Leeds were soon back in front though, with Poland midfielder Mateusz Klich stroking in a penalty after Bryan had fouled Patrick Bamford.

Bamford’s placed effort just after the interval put Leeds firmly in charge and they looked to have sealed the win when Costa added a fourth from Bamford’s cross.

But Bobby Decordova-Reid’s low drive and Mitrovic’s second goal of the day for the Cottagers set up a dramatic finale.

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  1. Squad number1Player nameMeslier

  2. Squad number2Player nameAyling

  3. Squad number5Player nameKoch

  4. Squad number6Player nameCooper

  5. Squad number15Player nameDallas

  6. Squad number23Player namePhillips

  7. Squad number17Player nameHélder Costa

  8. Squad number20Player nameRodrigo

  9. Squad number43Player nameKlich

  10. Squad number22Player nameHarrison

  11. Squad number9Player nameBamford

  1. Squad number10Player nameAlioski

  2. Squad number11Player nameRoberts


  1. Squad number1Player nameAreola

  2. Squad number2Player nameTete

  3. Squad number3Player nameHector

  4. Squad number4Player nameOdoi

  5. Squad number23Player nameBryan

  6. Squad number29Player nameZambo Anguissa

  7. Squad number21Player nameReed

  8. Squad number47Player nameKamara

  9. Squad number25Player nameOnomah

  10. Squad number17Player nameCavaleiro

  11. Squad number9Player nameMitrovic

  1. Squad number7Player nameKebano

  2. Squad number14Player nameDe Cordova-Reid

  3. Squad number18Player nameLemina



  • 1Meslier
  • 2Ayling
  • 5Koch
  • 6Cooper
  • 15Dallas
  • 23Phillips
  • 17Hélder Costa
  • 20RodrigoSubstituted forRobertsat 45′minutes
  • 43KlichBooked at 82mins
  • 22Harrison
  • 9BamfordSubstituted forAlioskiat 70′minutes


  • 7Poveda-Ocampo
  • 10Alioski
  • 11Roberts
  • 21Struijk
  • 25Caprile
  • 44Bogusz
  • 46Shackleton


  • 1Areola
  • 2TeteBooked at 90mins
  • 3Hector
  • 4Odoi
  • 23Bryan
  • 29Zambo Anguissa
  • 21ReedSubstituted forLeminaat 70′minutes
  • 47KamaraSubstituted forKebanoat 58′minutes
  • 25OnomahSubstituted forDe Cordova-Reidat 58′minutes
  • 17Cavaleiro
  • 9MitrovicBooked at 88mins


  • 7Kebano
  • 10Cairney
  • 11Knockaert
  • 12Rodák
  • 13Ream
  • 14De Cordova-Reid
  • 18Lemina

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