We would have liked to see a win. We would have liked to see a clean sheet, but gaining eight points in five games isn't awful, especially considering three of those game were on the road.
The game was fairly even until Tom Cairney decided he wasn't ready to stop scoring. His strike in the seventeenth minute started a period of Fulham dominating the game for about twenty minutes. Of course then, Lewis Cook unleashed an absolute golazo from distance. Whether it's bad luck or something fundamentally wrong with goal keeper positioning, Fulham have been too apt to give up these kinds of goals this year.
Once the game was tied at one, it became a more even affair with Leeds not doing much to try to win it. Leeds did not manage a shot in the second half until the seventy eighth minute and only managed four shots total in the second half. Slavisa tried to win the game with more offensive subs, including using Alex Kacaniklic as a wingback.
Unfortunately, Fulham's chances of winning were mostly derailed when Fernando Amorebieta was shown a second yellow card in the third minute of added time. Replays show that while his arm was in an "unnatural" position, the ball actually didn't touch his arm. To make matters worse, it wasn't obvious what his first yellow card was for. Slavisa was definitely not happy about it, and is a little angry that his player will miss the next match with no recourse. He had this to say about it.
We are talking about if we can appeal but it’s the rules you cannot appeal two yellow cards... Fernando did not touch the ball with his hand and the referee made a mistake. This rule is very silly. I am going to lose the player for the next game because the possibility does not exist for an appeal in this situation. I cannot change the rules but it is a very stupid rule and that is it.
Overall, this wasn't a bad performance. Fulham did give up thirteen shots, but only seven were in the eighteen yard box and zero came from the six yard box. Leeds only managed three shots on target for the entire match. Leeds had slightly more possession, but Fulham created the more dangerous chances. Fulham have fooled us before, but it is really beginning to look like they've turned a corner.