Shola Ameobi: "When you lose games like that four in a row, which hasn't happened during the manager's tenure here, it's going to be very difficult and confidence can be low.
"But we have got a belief - we finished fifth last year and we have got to take that belief into this season.
"When you are losing games, you have got to understand that the only way you can get yourself out of it is by working hard and hoping the quality you know you have got comes through.
"Thankfully, it did the other night [against Wigan] and hopefully that confidence can flow into Monday's game.
"That's the great thing about having all these games, you can put a bad defeat right behind you with a game three days later.
"We are looking forward to that and hopefully we can get back to winning ways.
"Fulham has been a tough place for us to go in recent seasons. We are scrapping for our lives and we know we have got to put everything into it.
"We have certainly got the quality - and hopefully we will be getting a few players back as well, which will help boost the squad.
"Hopefully we can go down there and really lay all our cards on the table, and that's enough for a win."
Source: Newcastle United Mad