All posts tagged with: Leeds United

Pragmatism needed at Elland Road

When Thomas Christiansen made nine changes for Leeds United’s FA Cup Third Round trip to Rodney Parade on Sunday, he knew he was running the risk of an upset. The subsequent 2-1 defeat to League Two Newport County, who secured victory through substitute Shawn McCoulsky’s 89th minute winner, did two things to the Dane’s side.… Read more →

First lesson for Christiansen at Leeds

Thomas Christiansen has had a huge impact at Leeds United. He deserves great credit, both for taking the club into automatic promotion contention and widening the technical capabilities of his players. In the last two away games however, his side has struggled to handle high-tempo, physical sides in Millwall and Cardiff. They lost 3-0 to… Read more →

Leeds’ August Review: more adaptable?

With a two-week break from the Championship for internationals, this is a good time to review how all 24 teams have looked in their first five league games. Here’s our assessment of Leeds United. What we said in pre-season “The task for Thomas Christensen will be to maintain the solidity Leeds United showed under Garry… Read more →