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Morning Leeds-in for 17 September 2017: Leeds United finally lose, still remain on top of the league

Clean sheet streak is over as Leeds lose to Millwall

Despite Price Rises The British Love Of A Cup Of Tea Endures Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

So that sucked.

Thomas Christiansen has tasted defeat for the first time as a manager in England, as Leeds lost at Millwall yesterday. No need to rehash the result anymore, but the key will not be to dwell on the loss but to rebound from it. Leeds take on Burnley in the League Cup this week and also host Ipswich Town next Saturday, so the challenge for Christiansen will be to adjust the team accordingly at get the win against Ipswich.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

Leeds United Ladies FC take on Barnsley FC Ladies at Garforth Town today. Stop on by. Kids are free, adults are only £3. [Through It All Together]

The player grades were a little harsh this week, but it’s perhaps deserved. [Through It All Together]

England and English football Links

Harry Redknapp is no longer employed by Birmingham City FC. I’d like to think that Leeds played a part in that. []

Michael Brown is also out at Port Vale. Couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy. []

After losing their fifth straight match, things are looking very, very dire for Crystal Palace. [Sky]

World Football Links

Atlético Madrid won their first match at their new stadium 1-0 over Malaga. [Into The Calderon]

The Bundesliga might follow the Premier League’s lead and close their transfer window early as well. [Sky]

Expansion team Atlanta United set a MLS attendance record last night with over 70,000 fans in attendance. [Atlanta Journal-Constitution]

A long read into why wealthy businessmen and other high profile owners in world football are suddenly starting to buy up teams in the Belgian second division. [New York Times]