Saiss: Wolves hoping to take advantage of Leeds size
By Danny Wright
Wolves midfielder Romain Saiss thinks his side can use Leeds’ stadium and vast support to their advantage on Monday.
Paul Lambert’s and his squad travel to Elland Road to try and mathematically secure Championship survival.
Saiss, 27, wants to see his side make the most of the occasion knowing that they are not under anywhere near as much pressure as Leeds.
Garry Monk’s side could drop out of the play-off spots if results go against them on Monday.
Seventh-placed Fulham are three points behind the Whites and have a better goal difference going into their fixture with Aston Villa.
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“It’s a good game for us to have – a big stadium and a big crowd, so there’s motivation to go out there and do well,” said Saiss, as quoted by the official Wolves website.
“If we keep our first half performance from the Brighton game and make sure we concentrate and play like that for 90 minutes, we have a good chance.
“It’s important for us now to pick up wins and finish the season well – we will go to Leeds with the ambition to win.”
Wolves lost to Brighton 2-0 on Friday after two goals from player of the year Anthony Knockaert.
The Gulls went four points clear at the top of the table with the three points at Molineux.
Saiss arrived in the Black Country last summer from French club Angers.
The Moroccan international has made 21 appearances across all competitions for Wanderers this season.
Leeds know that they a win will give themselves a huge boost in their bid to finish in the play-off spots.
The Yorkshire club are currently fifth in the table, ahead of Sheffield Wednesday and Fulham who are both breathing down the neck of Monk’s men.
In other Wolves news, Leeds fans are urging Pontus Jansson to make a controversial move in the Elland Road clash.