The Leeds fans in the Transfer Tavern have been reacting to their club’s match report from their 2-1 loss in their first game on their AYA Bank Tour 18. The Yorkshire club has embarked on a very controversial trip to Myanmar as their owner, Andrea Radrizzani looks into increase the exposure of his company, Eleven Sport in the Far East.
| Read the match report from the opening game of the #AYABankTour18, as Leeds United suffered a 2-1 defeat against the MNL All-Stars
— Leeds United (@LUFC) 9 May 2018
Leeds took to the pitch yesterday in the first game of their tour against a Myanmar National League All-stars team. The Whites were left with egg on their face as they fell to a 2-1 defeat, keeping their recent form up as they failed to get a win. The club suffered an absolutely dismal second-half to the season, winning just four games between January 1st and the end of the season. That shocking form saw them drop from 6th to an abysmal 13th.
With the club now trekking around Myanmar, the players have a chance to play two friendly matches, host some coaching sessions for local children and visit some cultural areas as they wind down following a gruelling season in England’s second tier. After their tour, the players will be returning home and then they will quickly be getting back into their pre-season after a short holiday break, with the aims of Premier League promotion for the 2018/19 season.
You can read our local Whites’ verdict on their tour loss here:
We’re a laughing stock.
— JB (@Josh_Bennett_) May 9, 2018
— Haber (@RMH1995) 9 May 2018
Still no away wins in 2018, HECKINGBOTTOM P45 TIME
— David Kerr (@davidkerr2821) May 9, 2018
Just imagine how good they would have been if the government hadn't slaughtered half the population then. Lucky for Leeds!
— Zeta LUFC Corbynista (@Zed_Grain) May 10, 2018
I can’t think of anything worse
— Dean miller (@Deanmil84440105) 9 May 2018
And on it goes, the misery of it.
— paul Roy. (@paulrpowell1) May 9, 2018
We even lose abroad
— Rosemary Broadbent (@tillyizzy) 9 May 2018
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…having suffered watching that farce, I’ll decline the match report if you don’t mind!
— SJ (@saj1964) May 9, 2018