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Marcelo Bielsa has done an amazing job at Leeds – Stoke boss Michael O’Neill

Posted Friday, July 10, 2020 by PA37 hits

Stoke boss Michael O’Neill paid tribute to Leeds and their manager Marcelo Bielsa after his side were out-classed in a 5-0 defeat at Elland Road.Leeds swept back to the top of the Sky Bet Championship in style as Mateusz Klich’s first-half penalty and further goals from Helder Costa, Liam Cooper, Pablo Hernandez and Patrick Bamford completed the rout.“I’d be very surprise...Full Story »

Leeds back on top of the Championship after crushing win over Stoke

Posted Friday, July 10, 2020 by PA33 hits

Leeds reclaimed top spot in the Sky Bet Championship in convincing style by thrashing Stoke 5-0 at Elland Road.Mateusz Klich’s first-half penalty and goals from Helder Costa and skipper Liam Cooper inside 10 minutes of the restart put the Whites firmly in control.Substitute Pablo Hernandez struck a sublime fourth and Patrick Bamford added a fifth in stoppage time as Leeds turned in a class...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa urges Leeds to keep focus in Championship run-in

Posted Sunday, July 05, 2020 by PA31 hits

Marcelo Bielsa admitted to feeling the pressure as Leeds moved a step closer to a Premier League return with a 3-1 win over Blackburn at Ewood Park.Patrick Bamford and Kalvin Phillips scored in the first half to put Leeds in control before Mateusz Klich added a third shortly after Adam Armstrong pulled one back at the start of the second half.The win moves Leeds four points clear at the top of t...Full Story »

Leeds secure three more points in their bid for promotion

Posted Sunday, July 05, 2020 by PA24 hits

Leeds outclassed Blackburn to take another step towards their long-awaited Premier League return as a 3-1 victory at Ewood Park put them four points clear at the top of the Championship.First-half goals from Patrick Bamford and Kalvin Phillips put Leeds in control of an exciting contest, which saw both sides hit the post in a frantic opening 45 minutes.And though Adam Armstrong’s free-kick...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa rues Leeds’ profligacy in front of goal against battling Luton

Posted Wednesday, July 01, 2020 by PA37 hits

Marcelo Bielsa was again left explaining Leeds’ poor finishing after they missed a string of chances in a 1-1 home draw against Luton.Substitute Harry Cornick curled the Hatters into a second-half lead and although Stuart Dallas fired a 63rd-minute equaliser, Leeds missed the chance to move six points clear at the top of the Sky Bet Championship.“What Luton did was right,” said...Full Story »

Leeds extend lead at Championship summit despite home draw with Luton

Posted Wednesday, July 01, 2020 by PA28 hits

Leeds extended their lead at the top of the Sky Bet Championship but by only one point after being held 1-1 at home against relegation battlers Luton.Substitute Harry Cornick curled Luton into an early second-half lead and when Stuart Dallas fired Leeds level just after the hour, it appeared there would be only one winner.But Luton, who climbed off the bottom of the table after Saturday’s ...Full Story »

Leeds midfielder Pablo Hernandez pushing for start against Luton

Posted Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by PA40 hits

Pablo Hernandez is expected to be included in Leeds’ plans for the home game against Luton.Hernandez stepped off the bench in Saturday’s defeat of Fulham, but is nursing himself back to full fitness following a hamstring injury.Winger Helder Costa is in contention despite speculation over his fitness after he was withdrawn at half-time against Fulham.Midfielder Adam Forshaw (hip) rem...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa not getting carried away after Leeds beat Fulham to go top

Posted Sunday, June 28, 2020 by PA39 hits

Marcelo Bielsa was reluctant to place too much significance on Leeds’ impressive 3-0 win against promotion rivals Fulham which sent them back to the top of the Sky Bet Championship table.Patrick Bamford’s 14th goal of the season gave Leeds a half-time advantage before second-half efforts from Ezgjan Alioski and Jack Harrison swept them to victory.Fulham, who went into the game biddin...Full Story »

Leeds sweep Fulham aside to return to the top of the Championship

Posted Sunday, June 28, 2020 by PA28 hits

Leeds returned to the top of the Sky Bet Championship with an emphatic 3-0 home win against promotion rivals Fulham.Patrick Bamford gave Marcelo Bielsa’s side an early lead and although they spent most of the first period defending, second-half goals from substitute Ezgjan Alioski and Jack Harrison lifted them three points clear of West Brom.Fulham, who were aiming to close the gap on Leed...Full Story »

Leeds sweat on fitness of Pablo Hernandez

Posted Friday, June 26, 2020 by PA30 hits

Pablo Hernandez faces a late fitness test before Leeds’ home game against promotion rivals Fulham.Hernandez missed last Sunday’s defeat at Cardiff due to a muscle strain, but has trained this week and boss Marcelo Bielsa will decide whether to include him in his squad on Friday.Tyler Roberts is fit after playing his first full 90 minutes since November at Cardiff and Bielsa has no ne...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa blames missed chances after Leeds slip to defeat at Cardiff

Posted Sunday, June 21, 2020 by PA27 hits

Marcelo Bielsa bemoaned missed opportunities and costly mistakes as his Leeds side were beaten 2-0 by Cardiff on their return to Sky Bet Championship action.Leeds – the favourites to return to the Premier League as champions of the second tier – had 69 per cent possession in the Welsh capital but could not make the most of it.And errors at the other end allowed Cardiff to score in ei...Full Story »

Leeds beaten by Cardiff on return to Championship action

Posted Sunday, June 21, 2020 by PA33 hits

Sky Bet Championship promotion favourites Leeds suffered a setback on their return to action as they were beaten 2-0 by Cardiff in the Welsh capital.Junior Hoilett and Robert Glatzel scored in either half for the play-off-chasing Bluebirds, with both goals coming from Leeds mistakes.Marcelo Bielsa’s men dominated possession and created plenty of chances, but this was not their day and erro...Full Story »

Greg Cunningham unlikely to feature for Cardiff against Leeds

Posted Friday, June 19, 2020 by PA61 hits

Cardiff boss Neil Harris would not disclose who was unavailable for his team’s clash with Championship leaders Leeds on Sunday.The Welsh side sit ninth in the table but are only two points adrift of Preston in the final play-off place with nine matches remaining.Harris did not want to give Marcelo Bielsa any ideas of his line-up as he kept his cards close to his chest during his pre-match ...Full Story »

‘Haaland right for Liverpool as United means Leeds to him!’ – Anfield move could happen, says Fjortoft

Posted Friday, June 12, 2020 by Goal.com67 hits

Erling Haaland would be a good fit for Liverpool, says Jan Age Fjortoft, as United to him means Leeds not Manchester. The Norwegian frontman was born in Yorkshire during his father Alf Inge's spell at Elland Road. Haaland has never shied away from the fact that Leeds were the club he supported as a boy, and one he would like to represent in the future. He is, however, being heavily linked wi...Full Story »

Joe Hart wants Leeds free transfer talks and would take pay cut if they get promoted

Posted Friday, May 01, 2020 by hits

Joe Hart has been playing second fiddle to Nick Pope at Burnley but the end of his £70,000-a-week contract could see the Englishman head to Leeds – and even take a pay cut England goalkeeper Joe Hart wants a free transfer to Leeds – and would be willing to take a pay cut if they got promoted. The Burnley and former Manchester City shot-stopper has dropped off the radar since b...Full Story »

Danny Cowley certain Leeds will be promoted under ‘genius’ Marcelo Bielsa

Posted Sunday, March 08, 2020 by PA22 hits

Huddersfield boss Danny Cowley has no doubt Leeds will end their long wait for a return to the Premier League after hailing “genius” Marcelo Bielsa.With nine matches remaining, Leeds are back on top of the Championship table after a 2-0 win over their Yorkshire rivals at Elland Road courtesy of goals from right-back Luke Ayling and striker Patrick Bamford.The victory means Leeds have...Full Story »

Luke Ayling and Patrick Bamford help Leeds return to the summit

Posted Sunday, March 08, 2020 by PA18 hits

Leeds returned to the top of the Championship with a rousing 2-0 victory over Yorkshire rivals Huddersfield.Right-back Luke Ayling set United on their way at Elland Road with a sumptuous volley after just 160 seconds before Patrick Bamford tapped home his 13th goal of the season six minutes after the restart.The victory means Leeds have now won five consecutive league games without conceding for...Full Story »

No new issues for Marcelo Bielsa ahead of Leeds’ clash with Huddersfield

Posted Friday, March 06, 2020 by PA29 hits

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa will select from the same squad that was on duty for the win at Hull for Saturday’s derby clash with Huddersfield.Striker Jean-Kevin Augustin has missed the last two games due to a hamstring problem and remains sidelined.Goalkeeper Kiko Casilla will serve the second game of an eight-match ban after being found to have used racist language towards Charlton forward ...Full Story »

Casilla absence no obstacle for Leeds as they ease past Hull

Posted Saturday, February 29, 2020 by PA45 hits

Leeds coped without suspended goalkeeper Kiko Casilla as they beat Hull 4-0 at the KCOM Stadium to keep up the pressure on Sky Bet Championship leaders West Brom.The Spaniard had been banned for eight games and fined £60,000 by an FA disciplinary commission on the eve of the game for racially abusing Jonathan Leko during a match in September.Stand-in keeper Illan Meslier was rarely trouble...Full Story »

Hull striker Tom Eaves missing against Leeds after being ruled out for season

Posted Friday, February 28, 2020 by PA39 hits

Hull striker Tom Eaves has been ruled out of Saturday’s Sky Bet Championship clash with Leeds after being told his season is over.The 28-year-old suffered ankle ligament damage in last weekend’s 2-1 defeat at Preston and has been ruled out for the remainder of the campaign, joining Eric Lichaj and Herbie Kane on the sidelines with similar issues.Head coach Grant McCann, who will have...Full Story »

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