Leeds United v Leicester City - Post-match quotes

Chris Brunskill

Quotes from both managers, after the Whites beat Leicester City 1-0 at Elland Road last night.

Below are quotes from both managers on last nights Championship clash:

Neil Warnock:

"On Saturday we played the in-form team and on Tuesday we played the best squad in the league and I thought we deserved it again.

"We showed no fear and enjoyed it. The two new players - Tatey and Jerome - have given us that confidence and it's brought the best out of everybody. We're enjoying it.

"We said we had to start well - we'd done that on Saturday - and it was appropriate with the tribute to Gary Speed. We said to them 'let's lift it with what is happening outside.

"Sometimes you think is it too early to score, but I thought we were fantastic. The distances between the defenders, the full backs and the centre halves, the midfielders, and the target men was superb.

"I thought Paddy did well and the goal we had disallowed should have stood. Norris was my man of the match, he was outstanding. He won 70-30s and that lifted everybody.

"Saturday's win against Palace helped us for last night," he said. "You read the local papers and no one tipped us to win both games. The glass is always half empty in Leeds, but it's nice to prove them wrong."

Nigel Pearson:

“I don’t think there was a great deal in it tonight, but I’ve got no complaints over the result.

“We didn’t perform particularly well tonight and when we don’t manage the ball effectively it changes the complexion of games. We underachieved tonight.

“The first half was pretty poor. The second half was a lot better in terms of trying to force the game, but we didn’t show enough quality tonight.

“We didn’t work hard enough when we had the ball and, consequently, we gave the ball away too easily, which allowed them to build pressure.

“If we perform to the level we can, we’re a very difficult side to beat, but tonight we underachieved in the first half of what was a poor game.”

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