Fulham can confound the accepted formula for European success in the group stages by claiming a second win on the road, according to Pajtim Kasami.
The 19-year-old Swiss striker believes victory in Krakow on Thursday night – following on from the win at Odense – can put the Whites firmly on the path to the knock-out stages.
“Normally, home form is probably what will decide if we progress, but maybe this time we have a chance to go on by doing well away,” he said.
“We can get into a really strong position after these two away games if we play our normal game and we can show a bit more more confidence in front of goal.
“Maybe it is an advantage that we are not having to travel so far for our three group games.”
Kasami, who has yet to score since a summer move to Craven Cottage from Palermo in Italy has every reason to look forward to this week’s game, having had little chance to shine on the domestic front so far.
“These games maybe give me more chances to play and gives me a chance to get a goal which will help me get my Fulham career going,” he said.
“I hope that once I score, it will get better for me and help me reach my right level.
“The Premier League is very important, but for me the Europa League is very important because you always get more experience playing in Europe and it’s always exciting to play.”