Fulham striker Hugo Rodallega admitted his team-mates were "very down" after losing to Reading at home on Saturday.
Fulham boss Martin Jol has criticised his side after they were soundly beaten by relegated Reading at Craven Cottage on Saturday.The hosts showed spirit to battle back when 2-0 and 3-1 down. but were ultimately undone by poor defensive play and went down 4-2, something which angered the Dutchman.
take the initiative. We gave away easy and cheap goals and we have to
change that. Although they played better we were still in it."
After the defeat, Fulham sit in 11th place in the Premier League but are just five points off Wigan, who occupy the final relegation place and Jol warned his side they are not safe in the Premier League just yet.
The remaining two Premier League fixtures for Fulham this season see Jol's men entertain Liverpool and travel to Swansea and he believes that his side need to secure more points if they are to avoid the drop.
He explained: "We haven't been that good recently since getting the 40
points. Today Reading was the game to gain something and get safe.
have to get some more points. We said our goal difference was probably a
point but that has changed in the last few weeks so we need a couple
Relegated Reading eased to a 4-2 win at Fulham to leave Martin Jol's side without a win in six games.A Hal Robson-Kanu brace had put Reading comfortably ahead but Fulham showed fight to score through Bryan Ruiz. Adam Le Fondre replied for the visitors and Ruiz again notched for the home side.
Fulham will aim to give their hopes of a top-half finish a boost when they welcome already-relegated Reading to Craven Cottage.Martin Jol's side fell to a 1-0 defeat at Everton last weekend and have now gone five games without a win since beating local rivals QPR last month.