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Pundit backing Brentford to inflict more misery on Leeds United with 17/2 wager

Pundit backing Brentford to inflict more misery on Leeds United with 17/2 wager

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Pundit backing Brentford to inflict more misery on Leeds United with 17/2 wager - originally posted on Sportslens.com Leeds United have been backed to suffer another setback when they host Brentford in the Championship on Saturday. United led twice at Derby County during the week, but they were pegged back each time to dent their hopes of closing the eight point gap to the play-off places. Brentford head into the game four points ahead of Leeds and ex-Whites midfielder David Prutton has tipped them to extend their advantage with a 1-0 victory this weekend (17/2 with Sky Bet). “Paul Heckingbottom has experienced a full range of emotions in just three games in charge of Leeds, but he’s yet to have that winning feeling and that late equaliser against Derby was a real blow for him...
Paul Heckingbottom delivers positive injury update on Leeds trio ahead of Brentford clash

Paul Heckingbottom delivers positive injury update on Leeds trio ahead of Brentford clash

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Paul Heckingbottom delivers positive injury update on Leeds trio ahead of Brentford clash - originally posted on Sportslens.com Ahead of Leeds United’s crucial Championship clash against Brentford, manager Paul Heckingbottom has delivered some positive injury news. Pablo Hernandez, Pierre-Michel Lasogga and Kemar Roofe picked up knocks during the 2-2 draw against Derby on Wednesday. However, Heckingbottom expects all three to be available for selection for Saturday’s clash. Hernandez limped off in the second half against Derby with an apparent groin problem, while Lasogga had a stiff calf. “Hopefully we’ll have Pablo,” Heckingbottom said in his press conference, as quoted by Leeds Live. “We’re just waiting to see how Pablo...
Andrea Radrizzani posts message on Twitter; Leeds fans make their demand clear

Andrea Radrizzani posts message on Twitter; Leeds fans make their demand clear

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Andrea Radrizzani posts message on Twitter; Leeds fans make their demand clear - originally posted on Sportslens.com Leeds United drew 2-2 against Derby County in the Championship clash on Wednesday night. The Whites are without a win since the Boxing day, and now have gone nine games without a win in the Championship. Leeds United owner and chairman Andrea Radrizzani has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his gratitude to the Leeds fans who travelled to Pride Park. He tweeted: Massive support last night thank to all @LUFC supporters who travelled to Derby 💛💙 https://t.co/9MKRZvwppA — Andrea Radrizzani (@andrearadri) February 22, 2018 It was a game Leeds should have won, but Paul Heckingbottom’s side suffered a heartbreak as Derby equalised de...
Heckingbottom names the Leeds player who was 'first class' against Derby

Heckingbottom names the Leeds player who was 'first class' against Derby

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Heckingbottom names the Leeds player who was 'first class' against Derby - originally posted on Sportslens.com Paul Heckingbottom has praised Ezgjan Alioski’s performance in Leeds United’s 2-2 draw against Derby County on Wednesday. The Leeds manager told BBC Radio Leeds that Alioski was first class during the match. He feels that the Macedonian is adapting to his style of play now, and that is the sort of performance he wants to see from him again and again. “A couple of his defensive positions were superb today. First-class, that’s a wide player. They’re the positions I wanted him to take up and they’re the things I want to see over and over again,” Heckingbottom said to BBC Radio Leeds. The 26-year-old scored the second goal for Leeds...
Leeds star posts three-word message after Derby game; fans respond on Twitter

Leeds star posts three-word message after Derby game; fans respond on Twitter

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Leeds star posts three-word message after Derby game; fans respond on Twitter - originally posted on Sportslens.com Kasey Palmer struck in added time to deny Leeds United their first win since Boxing Day as their winless run extends to nine games in the Championship. Leeds drew 2-2 against Derby on Wednesday, and Paul Heckingbottom will feel they have wasted a good opportunity of picking up all three points. Pierre-Michel Lasogga gave the visitors the lead in the 34th minute. Derby equalised through Andreas Weimann. The Whites thought they had won it when Ezgjan Alioski finished off a counter attack in the 79th minute, but a late goal from Palmer ruined the party. The 26-year-old has been in terrific form in recent weeks, and notched up his fifth goal in his last six games. The ...
Former player reacts to Leeds United star's performance against Derby County

Former player reacts to Leeds United star's performance against Derby County

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Former player reacts to Leeds United star's performance against Derby County - originally posted on Sportslens.com Leeds United played out a 2-2 draw against Derby County last night and former midfielder Andy Couzens took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the game and Lasogga’s performance. The Whites went ahead through Pierre-Michel Lasogga’s goal. Former Aston Villa star Andreas Weimann equalized for Derby. Couzens tweeted that Lasogga is getting better with every game and Leeds should look to create more chances for him. The former Leeds midfielder believes that Lasogga is likely to convert most of his chances. Couzens also praised the attacker’s link-up play against Derby. And let’s not forget lasogga 5 in 6 now and his hold up play is getting better de...
Leeds star's two-word response when asked if he would like to stay at Elland Road

Leeds star's two-word response when asked if he would like to stay at Elland Road

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Leeds star's two-word response when asked if he would like to stay at Elland Road - originally posted on Sportslens.com In a season that saw lots of ups and downs at Elland Road, Pablo Hernandez has been one of the most consistent performers for Leeds United this season. The Spaniard has made 30 league appearances in the Championship (24 starts), scoring four goals and further laying off six for others. Hernandez has a contract at Leeds till June 2018, and the 32-year-old hasn’t been offered a new deal yet. The Spaniard has said that he would love to stay at Elland Road beyond his present deal. “Yes, obviously,” said Hernandez to BBC Radio Leeds when asked whether he would like to stay. “I am very happy here, but it doesn’t depend on me. I didn’t receiv...
Leeds man posts message ahead of Derby clash; fans react on Twitter

Leeds man posts message ahead of Derby clash; fans react on Twitter

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Leeds man posts message ahead of Derby clash; fans react on Twitter - originally posted on Sportslens.com It’s do or die for Leeds United. The Whites have failed to win their last eight Championship games, and have slipped further away from the top six places. Paul Heckingbottom’s side must get back to winning ways if they are to mount a late challenge for promotion. Against Bristol City in the last match, Leeds came from 2-0 down to salvage a 2-2 draw, and could have won the game as well if luck had gone their way. Ahead of their important Championship clash against Derby County, Leeds goalkeeper Andy Lonergan has taken to social networking site Twitter to let the fans know that the team is charged up. He tweeted: We’re ready to continue where we left off on Sunday ...
Leeds United tipped for tempting 16/1 return at Derby County

Leeds United tipped for tempting 16/1 return at Derby County

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Leeds United tipped for tempting 16/1 return at Derby County - originally posted on Sportslens.com Derby County host Leeds United on Wednesday aiming to get their Championship promotion bid back on track. The Rams head into the game fourth in the table, three points behind second-placed Cardiff City. Leeds are down in 11th place, eight points adrift of the final play-off position. Derby have gone off the boil in recent weeks and former Leeds midfielder David Prutton has tipped the visitors to secure a 2-2 draw at Pride Park (16/1 with Sky Bet). “Derby’s recent form might be starting to concern Gary Rowett,” Prutton told Sky Sports. “A few weeks ago they looked hot favourites to finish second behind Wolves, but only one win in five has allowed Cardiff and Aston...
Former Leeds star urges the club to get rid of this Victor Orta signing in summer

Former Leeds star urges the club to get rid of this Victor Orta signing in summer

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Former Leeds star urges the club to get rid of this Victor Orta signing in summer - originally posted on Sportslens.com Former Leeds United star Paul Robinson has urged the club to get rid of Felix Wiedwald. The 27-year-old joined the Championship outfit from Werder Bremen last summer but he has failed to establish himself as the club’s number one keeper so far. The German is has been quite error prone this season and it was evident against Bristol City on Sunday evening. The fans will be frustrated with the situation as well and they will certainly back up Robinson’s comments (via HITC). Wiedwald failed to deal with Bristol’s long throw and that resulted in the opening goal. Furthermore, he decided to stay on his line for another throw which led to the second goal. Clea...