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Marcelo Bielsa heaps praise on ‘spontaneous’ Leeds winger Raphinha

Posted Wednesday, February 24, 2021 by PA12 hits

Marcelo Bielsa said there was little he could teach Raphinha, who turned in another eye-catching display in Leeds’ 3-0 home win against Southampton.Patrick Bamford’s 13th Premier League goal of the season and Stuart Dallas put Leeds in control before Raphinha curled home a sublime free-kick in the closing stages.The Brazilian winger laid on a host of chances for his team-mates as Lee...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa bemoans missed chances after Wolves edge victory over Leeds

Posted Saturday, February 20, 2021 by PA7 hits

Boss Marcelo Bielsa refused to blame bad luck after Illan Meslier’s own goal condemned Leeds to a 1-0 defeat at Wolves.The goalkeeper unwittingly turned in Adama Traore’s shot after it came back off the bar in the second half.Wolves climbed above Leeds into 11th in the Premier League as the visitors suffered a third defeat in four games.Bielsa said: “Luck is not a factor in the...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa says clean sheet ‘important’ in Leeds’ win over Crystal Palace

Posted Tuesday, February 09, 2021 by PA10 hits

Marcelo Bielsa savoured Leeds’ first clean sheet in seven Premier League games after their 2-0 home win against Crystal Palace.Leeds moved into the top half of the table thanks to goals early in either half from Jack Harrison and Patrick Bamford and did not concede for the first time since their 5-0 win at West Brom at the end of December.“The fact that we didn’t concede any go...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa concerned by Leeds’ dip in form

Posted Sunday, January 17, 2021 by PA13 hits

Marcelo Bielsa admitted Leeds’ dip in form was giving him cause for concern after their 1-0 home Premier League defeat to Brighton.Neal Maupay turned home the game’s only goal in the 17th minute to clinch a first league win since November for the Seagulls.Leeds slipped to a third straight defeat in all competitions for the first time in 12 months under Bielsa and have yet to register...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa warns Leeds they still have many Premier League tests ahead

Posted Wednesday, December 30, 2020 by PA14 hits

Boss Marcelo Bielsa has warned Leeds against thinking they have made it in the Premier League after they demolished West Brom 5-0 at The Hawthorns following a first-half four-goal blast.Ezgjan Alioski, Jack Harrison and Rodrigo scored three in nine minutes after Romaine Sawyers’ comical own goal gave the visitors the lead.Raphinha’s fine strike made it 5-0 in the second half as Leeds...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa pleased at how quickly Leeds match-winner Raphinha has settled in

Posted Sunday, November 29, 2020 by PA16 hits

Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa is pleased new signing Raphinha has slotted in well to Premier League life after the Brazilian’s first goal for the club secured a 1-0 win at Everton.In a wildly open game of 38 shots it took until 10 minutes from time for the deadlock to be broken with the £17million arrival from Rennes, who was a problem for the hosts all evening, finding the bottom cor...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa won’t criticise VAR ruling after Leeds lose at Crystal Palace

Posted Sunday, November 08, 2020 by PA29 hits

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa refused to criticise the decision to rule out Patrick Bamford’s first-half strike during his side’s 4-1 defeat at Crystal Palace.It was second time this week the Whites had lost by that score, after going down at home to Leicester on Monday, but it could have been different had the video assistant referee not deemed the forward’s effort in the 17th min...Full Story »

Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani prepared for Marcelo Bielsa exit in summer after boss turned them into ‘proper club’

Posted Wednesday, November 04, 2020 by hits

LEEDS owner Andrea Radrizzani will NOT worry if Marcelo Bielsa leaves next summer. The Argentine’s contract is up at the end of the season, with the Elland Road boss only signing for a year at a time. Marcelo Bielsa's contract expires at the end of the season - and Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani is prepared if he leaves But while confident he is not going anywhere, Radrizzani insists Lee...Full Story »

Leeds’ hat-trick hero Patrick Bamford deserves all the plaudits – Marcelo Bielsa

Posted Saturday, October 24, 2020 by PA30 hits

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa insisted Patrick Bamford deserves all the plaudits he receives after his hat-trick humbled Aston Villa on Friday night.The 27-year-old’s second-half treble saw the striker become only the second player to score in each of Leeds’s opening three away games in a top-flight league season, after Gordon Hodgson in 1937-38.It took his tally to six Premier League go...Full Story »

Report suggests Bielsa, Derby and Brentford target could leave; EFL move on cards

Posted Friday, October 09, 2020 by hitc.com56 hits

Sussex Live have listed a reported Leeds United, Derby County and Brentford target as one of three players who may be allowed to leave Brighton & Hove Albion on loan. A domestic transfer window – which allows Premier League and English Football League clubs to continue doing business (although top-flight sides cannot trade with one another) – is in place until Friday, 16 Octob...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa: Leeds win wouldn’t have been fair in beautiful Man City game

Posted Sunday, October 04, 2020 by PA31 hits

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa claimed his side did not deserve to win after drawing 1-1 with Manchester City in another Premier League thriller.Raheem Sterling fired City ahead early in the first half and Leeds’ £27million record signing Rodrigo turned home an equaliser in the second period.Bielsa’s side were in danger of being overrun in the first half-hour before finding their fe...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa bemoans leaky Leeds defence despite dramatic victory

Posted Sunday, September 20, 2020 by PA22 hits

Marcelo Bielsa admitted he is concerned about the number of goals Leeds have conceded in their first two games back in the Premier League.Leeds held on to beat Fulham 4-3 in their first top-flight fixture at Elland Road in 16 years, one week after losing by the same score in their opening game at champions Liverpool.“We are worried,” said Bielsa. “It’s not like things we ...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa blames himself as Leeds exit Carabao Cup to Hull

Posted Thursday, September 17, 2020 by PA30 hits

Marcelo Bielsa took full responsibility for Leeds’ poor display after they crashed out of the Carabao Cup to Hull 9-8 on penalties.Hull forward Mallik Wilks’ deflected shot early in the first half appeared to have sunk his former club, but Ezgjan Alioski made it 1-1 deep in stoppage time by slamming home an equaliser Bielsa’s side did not deserve.The Tigers held their nerve in ...Full Story »

Transfer news and rumours UPDATES: Juve & Inter contact Marcelo

Posted Sunday, September 13, 2020 by Goal.com119 hits

Juve & Inter contact Marcelo Juventus and Inter have both been in contact with Real Madrid left-back Marcelo, claims AS. However, it is said neither club was willing to match the Brazilian's current wage demands. With Ferland Mendy threatening his starting place, Marcelo is said to be considering his future at the Santiago Bernabeu. Liverpool youngster nears Toronto switch Liverpool l...Full Story »

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa takes cold comfort from battling defeat

Posted Sunday, September 13, 2020 by PA46 hits

Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa was not prepared to accept the plaudits for the performance his side put in on their long-awaited return to the Premier League after a 4-3 defeat to Liverpool.The visitors equalised three times but were denied a point at Anfield by an 87th-minute penalty which saw Mohamed Salah complete his hat-trick with his second goal from the spot.Leeds, back in the top flight af...Full Story »

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hits back at Marcelo Bielsa's claim about Anfield

Posted Saturday, September 12, 2020 by hits

Liverpool will begin their defence of the Premier League title today with no fans at Anfield. And Kop boss Jurgen Klopp will be hoping they aren't lifting the trophy again in front of empty stands again next May. Like everyone in football, he doesn't want a season of no supporters as they prepare for their tea-time clash with Leeds to start the new campaign. Every club in the Premier League w...Full Story »

HE'S THE JUAN Leeds lining up £15m offer for Tottenham defender Juan Foyth… whether Bielsa lands Ben White from Brighton or not

Posted Wednesday, July 29, 2020 by hits

Elland Road boss Marcelo Bielsa believes his fellow Argentinian would strengthen his newly-promoted squad for the club’s long-awaited return to the Premier League next season. Juan Foyth is a £15m target for newly-promoted Leeds, with Marcelo Bielsa keen to recruit his compatriot Credit: Getty Images - Getty Foyth is set to quit Spurs after falling out of the first-team picture unde...Full Story »

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Messi wants Bielsa at Barcelona

Posted Sunday, July 26, 2020 by Goal.com131 hits

Dellas close to Melbourne Victory moveFormer Greece international Traianos Dellas is closing in on becoming Melbourne Victory's next manager. News Corp reports that the club have confirmed they are in the process of bringing Dellas to Victory with the move nearly completed. No offers for Koulibaly - NapoliNapoli sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli says there have been no offers for star c...Full Story »

Lucas Martinez Quarta responds when asked about possible exit, Bielsa allegedly wants him

Posted Tuesday, July 21, 2020 by hitc.com78 hits

River Plate defender Lucas Martinez Quarta has told TyC Sports in Argentina that he has no idea whether he will be moving on or not. The 24-year-old has emerged as one of the top talents in Argentinian football having come up through the River ranks. Martinez Quarta has now racked up more than 100 appearances for River, bagging nine goals along the way whilst also recording two Argentina caps....Full Story »

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa says now is not the time to discuss his future

Posted Monday, July 20, 2020 by PA26 hits

Marcelo Bielsa insisted after Leeds’ 3-1 win at Derby that now was not the time to discuss his own future.Bielsa has steered Leeds back to the Premier League for the first time in 16 years and they celebrated their Sky Bet Championship title triumph with a 27th league win of the season at Pride Park.Chris Martin put Derby ahead early in the second half, but a much-changed Leeds side hit ba...Full Story »

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