After the 5-0 beat down of Burton, Nigel Clough was full of praise for Leeds, saying that the club was “excellent” from the first minute onward.
Leeds United 5 Burton Albion 0: Brewers boss Clough hails ‘excellent’ Whites: https://t.co/spZsRa6TCc #lufc pic.twitter.com/buDbRRN559— YEP Sport (@YEPSportsdesk) September 10, 2017
Well, of course he’s gonna say that. What is he going to say, his team was crap? I mean, they might be total crap, but Leeds were still very good Saturday and cruised to an easy victory over the out-classed Brewers.
Leeds United Links
Don’t want to travel to Millwall next Saturday? Well, who could blame you. Leeds United is showing the match at Elland Road if you care to pop on down to the stadium to watch a few thousand of your closest friends. [LeedsUnited.com]
Pontus Jansson is impressed with the goal-scoring options that Leeds currently have. He also told the Yorkshire Evening Post that he had heard from Sweden teammates that Pierre-Michel Lasogga was a “good guy”. If Pontus vouches for him, he’s good. [Yorkshire Evening Post]
England and English football Links
Newcastle’s Matt Ritchie made an almost identical challenge to the one that got Liverpool’s Sadio Mane sent off and only got a yellow. Break out the tin foil hats on Merseyside. [FourFourTwo]
Crystal Palace lost to Burnley yesterday and has now lost their first four matches AND not scored a goal. [Sky Sports]
West Ham United look to put the chaos of the transfer window behind them and beat Huddersfield Town at home on Monday. [Brace The Hammer]
World Football Links
In the upcoming match against Orlando City, Philadelphia Union fans will be able to bring a dog with them to the match. [Philadelphia Business Journal]
AC Milan spent an absurd amount of money in the summer transfer window, but they were still soundly beaten by Lazio Sunday, losing 4-1 in Rome. [Sky Sports]
Atlanta United opened their new home today with a match against FC Dallas. They’ll share the stadium with the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL, but today it was all about Atlanta United. Oh, they won 3-0 as well. [Dirty South Soccer]
Hamburger SV lost their first match without Pierre-Michel Lasogga, as they were beat at home by RB Leipzig. He’s probably more mature than me, because I’d send a text to my ex-manager saying “HOW YOU LIKE ME NOW” with the scoreline of the Leeds-Burton match, but I guess since he’s on loan, no reason to burn bridges or anything. [BBC.com]