Leeds fans have nothing but admiration for their miraculous manager, Marcelo Bielsa. The Argentine has come in and turned things around at Elland Road, and even if they did get knocked off top spot by Norwich on Saturday, the fans have full faith in him. However, Bielsa has come out and claimed he’s pondering changes ahead of Middlesbrough.
Decisions to make for Marcelo Bielsa ahead of a pressure trip to Middlesbrough as he admits his team selections haven’t worked often enough recently:https://t.co/d4pp5QJcBQ
— Phil Hay (@PhilHayYEP) February 3, 2019
A lot of Leeds fans will be keen to see their side bounce back to winning ways in the next few weeks. Their next clash in the Championship comes against Middlesbrough on Saturday, and with indifferent form in the competition, losing two and winning two of their last four games, Bielsa will be desperate to get back to winning ways and try and retake the top spot from Norwich, who beat them on Saturday.
The Canaries are deservedly top at the moment, and Leeds fans can feel aggrieved that if they hadn’t had the injury issues that they’ve had then they may still be top. However, injuries are part of the game and it’s now up to Bielsa to work his way around it, and the Whites believe that for their side to bounce back from this with a win against Boro then their star man, Kalvin Phillips needs to return to midfield.
You can read the Whites’ thoughts on what they need here:
I’d personally like to see him stop beating himself up.
— HungryDuck (@LUFCPATRIOT69) 3 February 2019
Philips in midfield is the first thing he needs to do
— vince k (@eedsy) February 3, 2019
Phillips has to play in mid has to!
— Mark Ramm (@LufcRammy) February 3, 2019
Kalvin back in midfield, Bamford up top and Izzy Brown has to at least make the bench
— Jake Riley (@JakeyRiley) February 3, 2019
Good games and the bad we stick behind you bielsa also were all leeds at the end of day
— Sam Greasley (@SamGreasley193) February 4, 2019
"In order to defend well we have to safely recovery of the ball and then make the link between defence and attack without risking any dangerous loss of it."
Answer- Kalvin Phillips.
— Lee Grayson (@LeeGrayson) February 4, 2019
Back 3 of Halme, Jansson and Cooper. Ayling on right Alioski on left. Phillips in front of back 3, Klich in front of him. Roofe on right Pablo on left and Roberts up front unless Bramford is fit. And don't give stupid fouls away. Need more height for this one.
— Kevg62 (@kevingeorgewes1) February 4, 2019
The Whites would love to see Phillps return to midfield and believe that change could be key to them turning it around.Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!
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