Leeds United fans in the Transfer Tavern were stunned into silence over the weekend after seeing their side lose their unbeaten start to the Championship season.
Thomas Christiansen, who replaced Garry Monk over the summer, led the team to five wins from their opening seven league matches, with draws in the other two propelling the Yorkshire giants to top spot in the second tier, and giving our resident Whites supporters much hope ahead of the remainder of the campaign.
However, their optimism was somewhat dashed over the weekend as Christiansen’s men went down 1-0 at newly-promoted Millwall and, although they remain in top spot in the division, it serves as a reminder of how difficult it will be for Leeds to earn promotion and thus return to the Premier League for the first time since 2004.
Nonetheless, their attentions turn to their Carabao Cup clash with Burnley on Tuesday night at Turf Moor, which will see the second tier side come up against former striker Chris Wood, who swapped Yorkshire for Lancashire last month in a reported £15 million deal.
And his presence up front for Sean Dyche’s men will give the Leeds backline much to think about over the course of the 90 minutes, and as such here are THREE Whites stars who will have to step it up to thwart the New Zealand international on Tuesday night…
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