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Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United tactics are beginning to raise eyebrows

Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United tactics are beginning to raise eyebrows

Leeds United have hit a bit of a rocky patch recently, following their tremendous start to the season. Having only won one game in their last five, and most recently losing 2-1 to Blackburn Rovers in yesterdays match-up, a few subtle questions are being asked of Marcelo Bielsa’s tactics.

The choice to start Northern Ireland international Stuart Dallas in the full-back position yesterday is the most recent Bielsa move that has fans scratching their head. Especially considering that he was played on his weaker side. A point could certainly be made that Bielsa should have better recognised the strength of his own players when devising yesterdays match plan.

Unusual strategic decisions are sometimes made by managers; when they work, they look great; when they don’t, they look a bit silly. It seems on this occasion, unfortunately, Bielsa’s gamble failed to pay off.

Here are some fans opinions on the matter…

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