So yeah, Leeds United went to Wales and laid an egg.
Would need a few days to put together a post-mortem of what went wrong. Fans must retain perspective. Team must provide a response.— Chris Taylor (@LUFCDATA) September 26, 2017
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
Sky Sports does a quick round-up of the Championship fixtures from last night. [Sky Sports.com]
World Football Links
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. [Yahoo.com]
PSG reportedly did a PSG thing and tried to buy off Edison Cavani to let Neymar take penalties. LOL. [ESPNfc.com]