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Morning Leeds-in for 27 September 2017: Leeds lose on the road and give up first place in the table

Plus other links of the day

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So yeah, Leeds United went to Wales and laid an egg.

The team selection was puzzling against the Cardiff City side that was joint leaders in the table, but Christiansen hasn’t gotten a lot wrong this season. Perhaps Samu Saiz could have provided a better spark than Pablo Hernandez in the middle of the attack, but perhaps Christiansen wanted to keep a few players fresh for the Yorkshire derby against Sheffield Wednesday on the weekend. Either way, a response is needed from the players and the club to last night’s loss.

And while it sucked losing Cardiff and Neil Warnock, let’s put this in perspective. One loss in a season of 46 games is not a crisis. As long as the club keeps rebounding from losses and doesn’t let them turn into a skid, then everything will be fine.

Or I hope anyway.

On to the links of the day.

Leeds United Links

Liam Cooper lost his damn mind and Leeds lost in Cardiff. [Through It All Together]

Phil Hay mentioned how much Leeds seemed to miss Eunan O’Kane. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

England and English football Links

Sad news. Former Newcastle United chairman Freddy Shepard has passed away. []

Tottenham Hotspur beat Thomas Christiansen’s former side APOEL Nicosia in the Champions League 3-0 behind a hat-trick from Harry Kane. []

Sky Sports does a quick round-up of the Championship fixtures from last night. [Sky]

World Football Links

New York City FC is bidding on building a Stadium in Belmont Park on the border of the City and Nassau County, NY. []

Liga MX side Cruz Azul will have to move its game tonight from its normal home Stadium as it was damaged in the recent earthquake and it’s being used as a staging place for relief supplies. []

PSG reportedly did a PSG thing and tried to buy off Edison Cavani to let Neymar take penalties. LOL. []

Houston Dynamo and Mexico international forward Erick Torres is raising money for earthquake victims in Mexico [Houston Chronicle]