Fulham firepower will end poor home run - Jol

The Cottagers are winless in their last six league games at Craven Cottage but their manager is confident the likes of Darren Bent and Dimitar Berbatov can change their fortunes
Martin Jol is confident Fulham's attacking talent will prove decisive in turning around the club's poor home record in the Premier League.

The Cottagers have lost five and drawn one of their last six top-flight fixtures at Craven Cottage, but came from behind to knock previously unbeaten Everton out of the Capital One Cup on Tuesday, with Dimitar Berbatov and Darren Bent both on the scoresheet.

The pair have only started one game alongside each other this season due to injuries, but are likely to continue their partnership when Fulham host Cardiff City on Saturday, and Jol is backing them to shine again.

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"If you’ve got the weapons, like we had against Everton, I think we will do well at home," the Dutchman told the club's official webite.

"After Tuesday it was more positive. Adel [Taarabt] played, [Giorgos] Karagounis played, Bent came on and scored his goal. It’s good, if it stays like it is now.

"The main thing for me is that they will be fit for selection and that they can do what we intended them to do. Bent is here because there’s goals in him.

"If there’s enough goals in us, I think we don’t have a problem. With Berbatov and Bent we have enough."

A last-minute equaliser from West Brom denied Fulham a first home win of the season earlier this month, and Jol understands the supporters' concerns but insists results do not match the quality of his team’s performances.

"They’re entitled to [be worried]," he continued. "I’m concerned as well, even the players, even my captain [Brede Hangeland].

"If Bent is not there, Berbatov is injured, you realise with the youngsters - [Alex] Kacaniklic and [Patjim] Kasami - there’s maybe not enough goals.

"That is what we showed against Newcastle; 85th minute we could have scored. We didn’t, they scored.

"The West Bromwich game was awful; the final minute of the game, 93rd minute and we gave away three points.

"We had four opportunities, the ball was in the net four times and they scored an equaliser. It was pretty tough for us. But if everybody is there, I think we’re strong enough to make steps and have a good season."