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Patched-up Leeds worth their win says Marcelo Bielsa

Posted Sunday, November 25, 2018 by PA48 hits

Marcelo Bielsa dismissed accusations that Leeds were fortunate to beat Bristol City 2-0.The under-manned Yorkshiremen opened the scoring on 69 minutes when Kemar Roofe turned home a Pablo Hernandez strike from close range.It was game over when Hernandez headed home Samuel Saiz’s perfect cross four minutes from time, meaning Leeds took the points on a day when Bielsa had to patch a side tog...Full Story »

Hernandez inspires Leeds to win over Bristol City

Posted Sunday, November 25, 2018 by PA46 hits

Leeds punished 10-man Bristol City as they returned to winning ways following a 2-0 triumph at Elland Road. Kemar Roofe turned home a long-range Pablo Hernandez strike after 69 minutes to open the scoring.Hernandez then made the game safe four minutes from time after heading home Samuel Saiz’s perfect cross. After a dour first half, the game dramatically swung in United’s favour when...Full Story »

Leeds boss Bielsa faces goalkeeper crisis

Posted Friday, November 23, 2018 by PA47 hits

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa could hand a first-team debut to either Will Huffer or Kamil Miazek in the home game against Bristol City.Bielsa is facing a goalkeeper crisis with first choice Bailey Peacock-Farrell struggling to overcome a knee injury and Jamal Blackman returning to parent club Chelsea after breaking his leg.Centre-half Pontus Jansson is also expected to be ruled out due to a fo...Full Story »

Moore hails West Brom’s goalscoring performance against Leeds

Posted Sunday, November 11, 2018 by PA42 hits

West Brom manager Darren Moore hailed the goalscoring power of his side after they hammered Sky Bet Championship promotion rivals Leeds 4-1 at The Hawthorns.Second-half goals from Hal Robson-Kanu, Matt Phillips, Harvey Barnes and Dwight Gayle swept aside shell-shocked Leeds who would have gone top of the table with a win.Leeds grabbed a consolation in stoppage time through Pablo Hernandez but th...Full Story »

West Brom make statement with big win over Leeds

Posted Sunday, November 11, 2018 by PA44 hits

West Brom got their promotion push back on track as a storming second-half display saw them secure a 4-1 Sky Bet Championship victory over Leeds at The Hawthorns.Albion’s challenge had stalled after collecting a solitary point from their previous four games.But Hal Robson-Kanu, who was making his first Championship start since the opening day of the season, set them on the way to victory i...Full Story »

West Bromwich vs Leeds United - West Brom trio set to return for Leeds clash

Posted Thursday, November 08, 2018 by PA129 hits

Dwight Gayle, Gareth Barry and Kieran Gibbs are expected to be fit for West Brom as Leeds visit. Striker Gayle (calf) and Gibbs (hip) came off in the 4-1 home defeat by Derby last month. Barry has missed the last four games with a calf injury while Kyle Bartley will return from a one-match ban. Chris Brunt is likely to miss the game after picking up a hamstring strain in the 1-0 defeat...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa wanted Leeds to score more goals against Wigan

Posted Monday, November 05, 2018 by PA77 hits

Leeds head coach Marcelo Bielsa felt his side’s 2-1 victory at Wigan should have been even more emphatic.The Whites returned to the top of the Sky Bet Championship in relatively comfortable fashion, ruining Athletic’s farewell to outgoing chairman David Sharpe and owner Dave Whelan.On-loan Chelsea right-back Reece James gave Wigan the lead with a superbly-struck sixth-minute free-kic...Full Story »

Leeds take over at the top with comeback win at Wigan

Posted Sunday, November 04, 2018 by PA49 hits

Leeds deservedly came from behind to win 2-1 at Wigan and take over the leadership of the Sky Bet Championship.Wigan were hoping to send Dave Whelan and grandson David Sharpe out in style, with the club being taken over by International Entertainment Corporation.And despite taking the lead through Reece James inside six minutes, goals from Pablo Hernandez and Kemar Roofe saw Leeds to an away win...Full Story »

Wigan waiting on fitness of duo ahead of Leeds clash

Posted Thursday, November 01, 2018 by PA48 hits

Wigan are sweating on the fitness of Nick Powell and Gary Roberts ahead of Sunday’s Sky Bet Championship clash with Leeds.Star man Powell is being assessed having been forced off following a heavy challenge in the second half of last weekend’s 4-2 loss at Sheffield United.Roberts is another being monitored on a day-to-day basis after sustaining a hamstring complaint in the first half...Full Story »

Forest cry foul after Roofe grabs controversial point for Leeds

Posted Sunday, October 28, 2018 by PA75 hits

Kemar Roofe scored a controversial late equaliser as Leeds forced a 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest at Elland Road.Forest appeared to be on course to secure another away victory after Jack Robinson headed them into an early lead but they had to settle for a point.The visitors were incensed as Roofe appeared to bundle the ball home with his arm yet they were fortunate to escape with a share of th...Full Story »

Pontus Jansson back for Leeds

Posted Friday, October 26, 2018 by PA45 hits

Leeds defender Pontus Jansson will return to contention for his side’s home game against Nottingham Forest.Jansson sat out the midweek win against Ipswich due to a one-game ban and watched from the stands despite the recent birth of his baby daughter.Fellow defender Gaetano Berardi has been ruled out due to a hamstring problem sustained on Wednesday night and left-back Barry Douglas (hamst...Full Story »

Leeds return to top after easing past struggling Ipswich

Posted Thursday, October 25, 2018 by PA53 hits

Pablo Hernandez showed his class as Leeds returned to the top of the Sky Bet Championship with a 2-0 victory over struggling Ipswich at Elland Road.United’s progress under Marcelo Bielsa had stalled in recent weeks with just two wins in eight outings without the playmaker in their starting line-up. But the fit-again Spaniard returned with a bang, laying on goals for Kemar Roofe and Liam Co...Full Story »

Leeds United vs Ipswich - Duo set to return for Leeds against Ipswich

Posted Tuesday, October 23, 2018 by PA121 hits

Jack Harrison and Luke Ayling are in contention for Leeds’ clash with bottom-placed Ipswich. On-loan Manchester City winger Harrison has recovered from the muscle injury that kept him out of Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at Blackburn, where right-back Ayling was absent through suspension. Left-back Barry Douglas continues to occupy the sidelines with a hamstring injury along with long-t...Full Story »

Tony Mowbray talks up Blackburn’s performance against Leeds

Posted Saturday, October 20, 2018 by PA36 hits

Blackburn manager Tony Mowbray believes his side executed the gameplan perfectly as they condemned Leeds to their first away defeat of the season with a 2-1 victory at Ewood Park. Although not full of gilt-edged chances, the game was end-to-end and high intensity, with Rovers bursting out of the traps with a Danny Graham header – his fourth goal this term.Leeds were able to hang in and gra...Full Story »

Leeds denied top spot as Darragh Lenihan wins it for Rovers

Posted Saturday, October 20, 2018 by PA87 hits

Leeds missed the chance to go top of the Sky Bet Championship as Darragh Lenihan’s header consigned them to a 2-1 defeat at Blackburn.Marcelo Bielsa’s side were roared on by a 7,717-strong following, but Danny Graham’s towering header gave the hosts into a second-minute lead.Only fine goalkeeping kept Leeds in the game, before Mateusz Klich equalised from close range on the str...Full Story »

Captain Mulgrew expected to face Leeds

Posted Friday, October 19, 2018 by PA61 hits

Blackburn skipper Charlie Mulgrew is expected to be fit for the home game against Leeds.Mulgrew was withdrawn from Scotland’s Nations League defeat to Israel last week due to a tight hamstring, but has returned to full training with Rovers and should feature.Fellow defender Ryan Nyambe is hoping to return to contention next week after being sidelined with a similar problem since the e...Full Story »

Dean Smith proud of Brentford’s battling point at high-flying Leeds

Posted Saturday, October 06, 2018 by PA54 hits

Brentford boss Dean Smith was proud of his players’ endeavour despite them surrendering a late lead to draw 1-1 away at Sky Bet Championship high-flyers Leeds.Pontus Jansson powered in a dramatic 88th-minute header from Ezgjan Alioski’s free-kick as Leeds earned a point, with the hosts having Luke Ayling dismissed late on.The equaliser from the Swedish centre-back was deserved for Ma...Full Story »

Pontus Jansson nets late equaliser for Leeds

Posted Saturday, October 06, 2018 by PA51 hits

Pontus Jansson headed in an 88th-minute equaliser to earn Championship leaders Leeds a 1-1 draw with Brentford at Elland Road.The Bees were on course for three points in West Yorkshire when Neal Maupay struck his 10th goal of the season from the penalty spot after goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell controversially brought down Ollie Watkins.But Swedish centre-back Jansson rose highest in a crowde...Full Story »

Leeds United vs Brentford - Injured Barry Douglas missing for Leeds

Posted Friday, October 05, 2018 by PA93 hits

Leeds will be without defender Barry Douglas for their home game against Brentford.The left-back sustained a hamstring injury during the midweek win at Hull and will be sidelined until after the international break.Head coach Marcelo Bielsa has no other new injuries, but striker Kemar Roofe (calf), midfielder Pablo Hernandez (hamstring) and defender Gaetano Berardi (knee) are still unavailable.S...Full Story »

Leeds go top as boss Bielsa tells his players to show they deserve to stay there

Posted Wednesday, October 03, 2018 by PA47 hits

Manager Marcelo Bielsa challenged his Leeds players to keep proving their title credentials as they returned to the top of the Sky Bet Championship with a 1-0 victory at Hull.Tyler Roberts’ superb long-range strike gave the visitors all three points as Bielsa’s men returned to winning ways with a deserved success at the KCOM Stadium.But Bielsa said: “We will have to demonstrate...Full Story »

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